Ozoemena “Ozo” joined Afton in 2020 bringing six years of experience in Big 4 auditing, charter school authorizing, and SEC financial reporting. He joins Afton from Washington DC’s charter school authorizer where he led financial oversight and represented DC’s 60+ charter LEAs in District advisory task force meetings. In this role, he monitored each LEA’s financial performance, informed strategic planning decisions, and coached charter school Boards on effective governance practices.
Prior to charter school authorizing, Ozo was a Senior Associate at KPMG in Washington, DC, where he audited the financial statements and internal control processes for Federal government clients. His experience includes working with a cabinet-level Department and a credit union regulator. In addition, he also specialized in leveraging technology to create efficiencies within the firm’s Federal practice.
Ozo earned his BBA in Accounting from Sam Houston State University and MS in Accounting. Upon graduation, he served on the Global Board of Directors for Beta Alpha Psi, an international accounting society, as Alumni Representative. He also serves as the 1st Vice President of the Metropolitan DC of the National Association of Black Accountants where he produces the “Accounting for Us” podcast. He is a member of the Association of International CPAs, TX State Society of CPAs, and facilitates strategic partnerships within the accounting profession. Ozo is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas.