James Bishop

US Financial Controller


James is a CPA with ten years’ experience working in public accounting, not for profit accounting, and banking.  A graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma, he began working as a field auditor with Finley & Cook, PLLC.  He settled back home in Durant working under Vann Dixon, CPA, where he gained much of his bookkeeping and payroll experience.

After three years with Vann Dixon, CPA, James accepted an accounting position with the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in Ardmore, Oklahoma where he gained much of his business management experience while assisting with the accounting and regulatory oversight of approximately $28 million in different granting projects.

From the Noble Foundation, James accepted a position with Landmark Bank as their credit analyst where he gained valuable knowledge of the banking industry while performing business financial analysis, property value assessments, and construction site loan to value inspections.

Prior to his appointment with Gas Turbine Applications, James was a CPA with Collier Fox & Associates where he specialized in tax accounting, financial analysis and business management consultation.