OKLAHOMA CITY (OBV) — Two Oklahoma companies were honored by Gov. Kevin Stitt for excellence in exporting their services.
Both companies received the honor during a joint reception held after the Oklahoma District Export Council’s 40th Annual Oklahoma World Trade Conference in April.
“With a growing list of clients around the globe, CCK Strategies and the Cornsilk Company have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to globalizing their businesses from a base in Oklahoma and proving that it can be done,” said OkDEC Chairman, Chuck Mills. “As we mark the 40th Oklahoma World Trade Conference this year, I am delighted to congratulate CCK Strategies and Cornsilk Company for using the tools and resources available to them to grow their innovative businesses worldwide. Their example shows how helping America’s businesses start or grow their exports can create opportunity while driving competition and innovation.”
CCK is one of the largest CPA firms in Oklahoma and does business on a global scale. It works with companies headquartered on four continents with operations in over 25 countries. Its export revenue from international clients increased approximately 350 percent from 2013 to 2022. The massive revenue increase drove a CCK employment rise, increasing the staff to 130 employees. CCK continues growing and providing expertise to entrepreneurial clients whose needs include international business consulting and planning, IC-DISC implementation, foreign tax credits, outbound and inbound structure planning, worldwide tax minimization planning, IRC 965 Transition Tax compliance, Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income compliance, transfer pricing analysis, ASC 740 (FAS 109/FIN 48) and IFRS/GAAP convergence.
Cornsilk Company is a Native American woman-owned consulting company that helps nonprofits, tribes and both national and international governments sort through complex software and technology decisions by providing Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS) consulting, implementation, training and on-going support to governments and non-profit organizations throughout the world. Cornsilk’s export sales increased from 70 percent to 85 percent in total sales revenue in the last two years. Cornsilk acquired WorldParts, Inc., which specializes in global industrial parts supplies, in 2022.
The Oklahoma District Export Council is comprised of local business leaders appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.