Company Culture

Gray & Blodgett building - front view

Company Culture

The set of shared values, goals, attitudes and practices that make up our organization.

Defining a company’s culture is difficult.

It’s measured by observing our actions, by the productivity and happiness of our employees and by viewing the community organizations we support, especially in the Norman, Oklahoma community.

GBC was founded in the early 80’s. Over the decades, we have grown, moved our offices and expanded our services. Along the way, we’ve worked and grown alongside some amazingly talented people. We’ve developed deep relationships with clients who have put their trust and confidence in us. We thank you for this and seek your continued trust.

Behind the scenes at the office…

Ted Blodgett Cooking for the crew
Donations for shelter from Gray & Blodgett employees
Philip at his desk eating lunch
Celebrity Sing Donation Painting hanging in office
Jerry King in the Gray, Blodgett kitchen, getting lunch.
Lovely floral arrangement in Gray Blodgett entry.
Robin Ray looking out from her office
Norman Chamber of Commerce Event - picture of table featuring Gray & Blodgett
Ted Blodgett Cooking for the crew

Every Thursday Ted fixes lunch for the crew!


Donations collected for the Food and Shelter organization by our team

Philip having a Thursday Desk lunch

Philip eating lunch at his desk.

Celebrity Sing Donation Painting

Painting purchased to support Celebrity Sing

Jerry King enjoying lunch

Jerry King dropping by the kitchen to have some lunch prepared by Ted.

BiWeekly Floral Arrangement for our lobby

We enjoy having fresh flowers in our lobby to greet our visitors and clients.


Rhonda Ray, looking out her office for a brief minute.


Norman Chamber event.

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Office Happenings & Honors

Janese Shepherd

New Oklahoma Society of CPA’s Chair Looks to Support Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion as the CPA Profession Continues to Adapt and Thrive.

Janese Shepard, certified public accountant (CPA) and partner with Gray, Blodgett, & Company, PLLC, has been named Oklahoma Society of CPA’s (OSCPA) Chair for the 2022-2023 membership year.

Shepard, a CPA for 25 plus years, says she fell into the profession by accident and hasn’t looked back. Since 2020, Janese says the term “disruption” and how it relates to accounting and finance in particular has been widely used. Two years ago, during the height of a worldwide pandemic, we experienced disruption on a whole new level as we secluded ourselves inside our homes and began to adjust to a remote workforce.

“The AICPA’s 2020 Integrated Report was titled “Adapt + Thrive.” That concept has stuck with me. The ability to adapt and thrive embodies us as a profession. Disruption happens, but it doesn’t hold us back. We adapt. And we thrive. Resilience is one of our key strengths.” Shepard said.

During her 25 years as a CPA, Shepard has served as the 2020-2021 Vice Chairman of the OSCPA Board of Directors and was named the 2018 Rick Kells Outstanding Tax Professional. Throughout her career, Shepard has witnessed the flexibility of the accounting industry in their pursuit to promote equality and inclusivity. As she steps into this role, Shepard hopes to continue to bolster a climate of growth.

“I am honored to be a part of your leadership and strive to continue working with you, as a society, to adapt and thrive.”

~June, 2022

The organizations we support

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