Staff

Stephen H. Sanders

Stephen H. Sanders is the senior partner of Sanders, Bledsoe & Hewett. Steve received a BS in accounting from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma in 1972. A CPA since 1975, Steve has written several pieces of legislation that have been beneficial to school districts, cities and towns, counties and rural water districts. Steve lives in Shawnee with his two sons, Beecher and Dalton.

Eric M. Bledsoe

Eric M. Bledsoe, partner, received his BBA in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Eric began working for the firm in 1991, and then served as business manager for Bartlesville Public Schools for three years. Eric, currently serves as a managing partner for the firm. A CPA since 2001, Eric has made several presentations to school district officials on proper auditing and accounting procedures. Eric lives in Bixby with his wife, Lilyann, his daughter, Jessica, and his son, Eric Jr. (Dewey)

Jeffrey D. Hewett

Jeffrey D. Hewett, CPA, partner, received his BBA in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma. Jeff began working for the firm in 1990, and currently serves as a managing partner. Jeff has made presentations for the Oklahoma Association of School Business Officials, Oklahoma Center for School Business Management, and Oklahoma Schools Advisory Council on a variety of school related issues. Jeff currently serves on the Board of Directors of the First National Bank of Broken Arrow, Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce, Broken Arrow Rotary, and the Broken Arrow Historical Society. Jeff also serves as a member of the Oklahoma Society of CPA’s Peer Review Committee, and other various community related endeavors. Jeff lives in Broken Arrow with his wife Kaye Linn, daughter Hailey, and sons Parker, and Carson.

Julie A. Hopping

Julie A. Hopping, senior auditor, received a BS in Accounting from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. Julie began working for the firm in 2001. Julie lives in Wagoner with her Husband Joe.

Christopher P. Gullekson

Christopher P. Gullekson, CPA, senior accountant, received a BA in Accounting from Oklahoma State University. Chris began working for the firm in 2007, and lives in Broken Arrow.

Earlene Hart

Earlene Hart is our administrative assistant. She is normally the voice you hear when you call the office. Earlene lives in Broken Arrow with her husband, Joe.