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Our Team

Craig Abla, Certified Public Accountant

Craig Abla is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University. After graduation, Craig spent several rewarding years in the field of education. He became a CPA in 1993 and opened his own accounting firm in 2003.

Craig's special areas of interest within the firm are: small business formation and consulting; physician and nursing home accounting, cost reporting, and taxation; and accounting issues unique to clergy and church reporting.

He is a member of the AICPA, OSCPA and serves on the Board of the Oklahoma School for the Deaf Foundation for Excellence. He is a Board Member and current Treasurer of Missions Revival, Inc.

Craig thoroughly enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family. He and his wife Donna have six children and fifteen grandchildren.

Robin K Jolly, Certified Public Accountant

Robin K Jolly, CPA is a shareholder and full time managing member of Abla & Jolly CPA, PLLC.

Robin is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and subsequently passed the certified public accounting accreditation in the State of Oklahoma. She also holds a Series 65 investment license in the State of Oklahoma. She began her practice in 1989 and has more than 31 years experience in public accounting. Robin is involved with all aspects of the firm's accounting but specializes in income tax preparation and planning, particularly agricultural issues involving horses and cattle, and small business.

Robin has been involved with the AICPA, OSCPA, AQHA and NCHA and serves as the current Treasurer of the Board of Directors for the Sulphur Chamber of Commerce.

Robin is married to Steven and has three grown children: daughter ,Tiffani and husband Aaron; daughter, Jantzen and husband Shawn; son, McLane; and one granddaughter, Dylan Kate and one grandson, Axl. In her spare time she enjoys riding cutting horses, running, sports, teaching Christian financial principles, and any activities with her kids.

Audra Grinstead, Staff Accountant

Audra is employed part-time for Abla & Jolly CPA, PLLC handling, primarily, bookkeeping and payroll reporting for numerous clients. Audra got her start in the field of accounting in 2006 with her father, Craig Abla. Prior to the formation of Abla & Jolly CPA, PLLC, Audra served as office manager for her father’s (Craig Abla) accounting firm from 2006 – 2013. Audra and her husband, Bart, have one daughter, Hadley, who is one. Audra enjoys spending time with family, gardening, canning, and photography.

Whitney A Birdwell, Staff Accountant

Whitney A Birdwell joined the Abla & Jolly CPA team on January 1, 2019 as an accounting solutions specialist. She is responsible for all aspects of accounting service including client write up, payroll and income tax preparation.

Whitney graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in accounting in December 2012. She has experience in banking, private industry, retail and public accounting.

Whitney grew up in the Sulphur area and is a graduate of Sulphur High School. She is a member of Leadership Murray County and enjoys baking and spending time with Millie, her miniature dachshund.

Rachelle Truett

Rachelle Truett grew up in rural NW Oklahoma and recently relocated to the area, joining Abla & Jolly CPA, PLLC in February of 2020 as an Accounting Solutions Specialist. She graduated with Honors, obtaining a Masters of Accounting and Financial Management in 2009 from DeVry University.

Rachelle has worked in public accounting for over 15 years and has experience with tax return preparation, QuickBooks, financial projections, along with, payroll and bookkeeping services in many areas including farming, oil & gas and retail.

Rachelle is married to Kendall and has 3 grown children: daughter, Kobi and husband Britt; stepson, Gage; stepdaughter Regan; and one grandson, Haden. In her down time, she enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, cooking, baking, hunting, fishing, and just about anything outdoors.