Having been with Stanfield + O’Dell since 2008, Dan believes in delivering service that is uniquely matched to the needs of each client. At Stanfield + O’Dell, Dan notes, “We build our business on relationships. Our firm was founded in 1952, and we still serve clients today that started with S + O then.” Dan believes these longstanding relationships and the new ones Stanfield + O’Dell has founded stay with the firm because of customized service where relationships are of paramount importance. He explains that “inherent in a relationship is truly knowing the other person—listening to people and learning their needs.” Dan feels this mindset differentiates him and Stanfield + O’Dell from the competition.
Dan believes that he does more than provide a commodity service and instead focuses on personalized service that meets a need and helps clients achieve their goals. To Dan, excellence starts with a relationship and includes being able to customize services to a client’s evolving needs. He notes that anticipating needs and changes in the regulatory environment or the economy allows the team at Stanfield + O’Dell to help each client meet their unique goals. This mindset makes him better able to lead the firm’s religious organization and nonprofit practice. Dan credits his business studies at Oral Roberts University and early career experiences for his ability to work with nonprofit organizations and ministry leaders.
Dan and his wife have four children, and they enjoy investing time in the lives of their children and nurturing their interests. Dan has found that the Tulsa area is a great place to live and do business and provides a great environment for raising a family. He is a graduate of Leadership Tulsa Class 45. Dan serves on the Alumni Foundation Board of Directors at Oral Roberts University and on the Board of Directors of New Day Foundation.
Oral Roberts University, B.S., accounting
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Oklahoma State Society of CPAs
Tulsa Chapter Oklahoma Society of CPAs
The Church Network (NACBA), Tulsa Chapter
Christian Leadership Alliance
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, business subscriber
Certifications and Licenses
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Oklahoma
Not-for-Profit Certification I (AICPA)