Northwestern Oklahoma State University recognizes FORVIS, formerly BKD CPAs and Advisors, as their business partnership award recipient. FORVIS ranked among the nation’s top 10 public accounting firms. With locations in Enid, Tulsa and Oklahoma City, the firm offers clients a variety of services in accounting, audit and assurance, and tax, as well as risk management, technology and cybersecurity, wealth management, valuation services, and more. FORVIS employs over 5,700 dedicated professionals who serve clients in all 50 states as well as across the globe. Doug Van Meter and Chad Moore, partners within the company, are both graduates of NWOSU. Doug served as the financial services industry leader for the company’s four-state South Region, and Chad also is an audit and consulting adviser. In 2014, Doug formed an endowed chair in accounting, and Chad also created a lectureship in accounting. FORVIS provides internships for NWOSU students, matches scholarship dollars that were awarded, and provides experts in the field to speak to classes at the university.