RaLayna Kennedy is a CPA that enjoys the numbers**. Whether the focus is on tax compliance or financial analysis, the passion is the same. Prior to joining the firm, she was a Senior Wealth Consultant for Mariner Wealth Advisors where she primarily focused on business development and client relations. RaLayna has more than 20 years of experience in the financial service industry. She was with Chesapeake Energy Corporation from 2002 to 2016 as a tax advisor and consultant. She has extensive experience with corporate, partnership, individual and state income taxes.
RaLayna has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations from the University of Oklahoma and became a CPA in 1992. She is a member of the downtown OKC Rotary Club 29, which is among the largest service organizations in the world. She is a member of Leadership OKC class of 37. RaLayna is a former founder and president of COTA (Committee of Oklahoma Tax Accountants) and president of COPAS (Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies, Inc). She is actively involved in her community by volunteering for several local not-for profit organizations. Fundraising for these much-needed community services is her niche. She is especially devoted to Positive Tomorrows, Goodwill Industries, Rebuilding Together and Citizens Caring for Children. RaLayna enjoys OU sports, working out with friends, concerts and traveling with her family.
**Raymond James and its advisors do not provide tax or legal services.