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Why I am Running
I believe that the best way I can live out my faith as a Christian is to serve those in my community with the skills and gifts I have. With only 1 other state legislature who is a CPA, I believe that our state needs more people trained in Financial Management and Accounting helping to lead our state and ensure our state spending is transparent and accountable to the people.
Billions of dollars and decisions are made quickly on legislation that can be the life or death of farms, ranchers, economic development, education, and healthcare- and right now, we have just ONE Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the entire state legislature involved in that process. Cody Maynard, CPA has the skills that are needed to help ensure that dollars are saved and spent wisely, that core services are provided, that our state remains financially sound even in uncertain times. Cody will work to bring transparency and efficiency to government processes, return more money to the people, and promote policies that open doors to opportunity for all Oklahomans while defending our constitutional freedoms and religious liberties.
Qualifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) earned 2012 • Master of Accountancy, 2009 (AACSB Accreditation) • 4.0 Summa Cum Laude • Bachelor’s of Business Administration, Accounting & Financial Management, 2008 (AACSB Accreditation) 4.0 Summa Cum Laude
Cody Maynard was born in Gatesville, TX in 1986. He attended Gatesville ISD and served as a camp counselor at Camp Koinana. Maynard graduated from Abilene Christian University with his Bachelor of Business Administration with a double major in Accounting and Financial Management in 2008, and his Masters in Accountancy in 2009. He married his wife, Crystal, in May of 2009, where they then moved to Durant in April 2010. Cody and Crystal have three children over the last 11 years they have established growing roots in Durant and across the Texoma region.
Maynard is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, and serves on Victory Life Academy Lead Team, Keep Durant Clean and Green, and volunteered at Women in Need, a domestic violence shelter.
For more information, please visit www.CodyMaynard.com or on Facebook: Maynard4OK.