Meet Our Leadership Team

Frauke Petersen

MANAGING PARTNER

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Since joining LUXA Enterprises, Frauke has been the visionary behind growing LUXA from a single service offering to a multi-faceted, full-service outsourcing firm.

Her educational background includes a Bachelors of Commerce in International Business from Concordia University in Quebec, graduate coursework in Accounting at McGill University in Quebec, Business Valuation Certification from NYU-Stern Business School, and an MBA from the University of Tulsa. Frauke obtained her Quebec Chartered Professional Accountant designation, as well as Six Sigma Black Belt certification.

With more than twenty years of accounting, audit, and business leadership experience, Frauke has worked for some of the best Fortune 100 companies, including Bell Canada Enterprises, Allied Signal/Honeywell, Hilti, and John Zink in executive roles. She brings that international, big-business perspective to small businesses through process automation & streamlining, strategic initiatives, and compliance assurance.

Frauke has combined all of these experiences to develop LUXA into a service organization created to meet the Accounting, HR, and Payroll needs of clients in Tulsa and beyond.

Mike Chromy

CEO & OWNER

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Over the past 10 years, Mike has served as Accounting Manager, Controller, and VP of Accounting, before being named Luxa President.

Mike came to Luxa with over 8 years of management and accounting experience in the legal field. He strives to learn new concepts and processes that lead to improved business efficiency. When faced with difficult problems, Mike leads by example and is not afraid to jump into the trenches to get the job done. One of Mike’s strongest attributes is his ability to effectively communicate accounting concepts to all walks of life.

Through his growth and development during his time at Luxa, Mike understands that the client is the single most important asset to an organization. In addition, he believes a leader earns respect by recognizing and acknowledging an internal team of diverse talents and strengths.

After serving in the US Armed Forces for 8 years, Mike moved from Ft. Collins, CO to Tulsa, OK to start a family and complete his bachelor’s in business, MBA from Roger’s State University, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration. Mike also strongly believes in supporting his local community through board involvement.

Little did he know at that time that it would become a place he would call home, and he would make an abundance of friends and professional connections that would bring him to where he is today. In Mike’s spare time, he enjoys participating in his son’s Future Owasso Rams Football team as Assistant Coach, cheering his son’s soccer team, and spending time with family in the great outdoors through hiking, fishing or camping adventures.

Brian Martin

DIRECTOR OF HR & PAYROLL

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Brian brings 25+ years of management experience and 15+ years of experience as a Human Resources professional with expertise in Strategic Human Resources Management activities and process improvement. Brian is recognized for his ability in partnering with client groups to effectively create and implement sound people practices helping businesses reduce cost, maximize efficiencies, and create positive employee friendly cultures.

Brian received his bachelor’s degree in business from Northeastern State University and his Master of Science degree in Management from Southern Nazarene University. Brian also serves as an adjunct professor at Southern Nazarene University teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Resources and Business. Brian recently retired from the Oklahoma National Guard serving a combined 20 years in both the Army and the Air Force. During his time in the military, Brian worked as a Military Police Officer, Drill Sergeant, and Contracting Specialist.

Brian has served in many roles during his HR and Management career and with large corporations such as the American Red Cross as well as many small and mid-size businesses such as Girling Health Care and United Stationers Inc. He currently serves as Director of HR and Payroll Services for Luxa Enterprises and serves on the Board of Directors for the Parent Child Center in Tulsa.

Mike Bayles

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT ACCOUNTING

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Mike brings vast experience with him, in areas from public accounting to real estate accounting to Controller and leadership roles.

With a Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Baylor and his CPA certification, Mike has served with global firms as well as small, privately-owned firms.

He began his career with a national public accounting firm, handling multi-million dollar audits in the commercial real estate arena, as well as litigation support. From there, he migrated to a management level accounting role with globally-recognized oilfield energy company, Schlumberger.  He provides years of experience as a degreed Accountant with solid GAAP principles knowledge and customer service-minded attitude.

Upon relocating to Tulsa, he became the Controller of a local, privately-owned company where he used his process automation and report streamlining skills to favorably impact the bottom line. In his various roles he has overseen budgets of multi-million-dollar revenue companies. His current team at LUXA includes degreed Accountants with solid GAAP principles and customer service-minded attitude.

Faith Storck

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

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Faith graduated with her Bachelors in Business Administration-Accounting from Langston University-Tulsa. She brings over 20 years of accounting experience. Starting out with one of our former sister companies, she was responsible for all controller level activities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and month end financial reporting.

She manages small to mid-size clients, across a variety of industries, with a full range of accounting and financial reporting and accounting ERP systems, including Microsoft Great Plains, QuickBooks and SAGE100/MAS90. She also specializes in budget creation, cash flow forecasting, and ERP implementation.

Cheri White

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

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Cheri came to Luxa with over 25 years of accounting/finance experience from a diverse variety of industries, with solid knowledge of GAAP principles/guidelines, budgeting/forecasting, cashflow, payroll, HR, and strong customer service experience.

Her background includes accounting/finance experience in venue management, resort management, casino, construction, and manufacturing. Her experience also includes leadership roles ranging from Accounting Manager to the Director of Finance. Her educational background includes an Associate Degree in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Alternative Medicine, Master’s Degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition from NYCC, and most recently her pursuit of Naturopathic Medicine at Sonoran University, and is currently in pursuit of her Nutrition Certification.

Cheri relocated to Tulsa in 2022 to continue her professional growth and development. She manages a team of dedicated accounting professionals with solid knowledge of GAAP principles and strong customer service, for Luxa’s largest client. In addition, she also recently began providing accounting services for another Luxa client. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, camping, fishing or any adventure in the great outdoors. She also loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.

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