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About Our Partners

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Mark Brown, CPA

Mark, has been a CPA since 1982, he has extensive experience in tax and accounting consulting services for a variety of business activities including buy-sell agreements, starting, purchasing or selling a business. Mark works with many trust and estates helping people weave through the special rules that apply to these type of entities. Contact Mark Here

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Ken Bakondi, CPA MBA

Ken Bakondi is bringing over 35 years of accounting and tax experience. He has been a CPA for 11 years and has degrees in Accounting, Finance, and a Masters in Business Administration. Contact Ken Here

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Meet Our Staff

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Mark Chandler, CPA, MT

Mark Chandler has been a CPA over 40 years and has a Masters in Taxation. He brings a wealth of experience in tax and consulting services for both personal and business, as well as trust and estate returns. Contact Mark Here

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Gene Seok, CPA

Gene is fluent in Korean and holds a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from California State University. Gene has over 20 years of accounting and tax experience as a CPA with small to medium sized businesses in various industries. Contact Gene Here

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Darleen Walker, CPA

Darleen joined the firm in 1998. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business from Portland State University. She splits her professional time between tax preparation, quality review and  controllership services. Contact Darleen Here

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Josh Hewson, CPA

Josh joined the firm in 2006 after an eight year career in retail sales with a Fortune 500 company. Josh graduated magna cum laude from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration, accounting major. Contact Josh Here

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Marc Curey CPA

Bio coming soon

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Sunny Hooten CPA

In 2023, Sunny became a part of our team, bringing with her a blend of expertise in attestation, accounting consultation, and tax services as a CPA. She has a Master's degree in Accountancy from the University of Missouri.

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 Nicholas Gonzalez CPA

Nick joined our firm in 2023 after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Washington State University Vancouver in 2007. With 4 years of experience in private accounting and extensive experience in public accounting, he brings a well-rounded background to our team.

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Angela Miller, Staff Accountant

Angela joined the office in 2019 as administrative help for tax season and is now a year-round tax preparer. She is currently working on her Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting at Linfield University, and will complete her degree in August 2023. Contact Angela Here

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Kevin Johnson

Kevin, who joined our firm in 2023, brings with him over 15 years of experience working with Quickbooks. In 2023, he became a certified professional advisor for Quickbooks. With a deep passion for numbers and a strong inclination towards finding solutions, Kevin is the ideal candidate for meticulous bookkeeping tasks.

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Crickett Toole

Crickett joined the firm in 2008 as a quality control processor for tax season. She is now with us year-round, providing assistance to the administration and tax processing functions, and also is now in charge of Billing. Any billing questions contact Crickett Here

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Monica Eischen

Bio coming soon

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Leslie Ritchey

Leslie joined our firm in 2020, initially as a temporary employee during the tax season. Her dedication and skills quickly made an impression, leading to an offer of a full-time position in 2021. Since then, Leslie has excelled in the role of office administration, playing a crucial part in maintaining our office's efficiency and smooth operation. Leslie also attends Multnomah University and will be graduating Spring 2024.

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Julia Seward

Bio coming soon

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Shari Miller

Shari joined our team in 2018 as a temporary tax processor, but quickly proved her value and was offered a permanent position later that same year. She now serves as our dedicated full-time tax processor.

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Alissa Herrle

Bio coming soon

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Melissa Brown

Melissa, who joined our firm in 2022, brings a strong background in marketing to our team1. She is responsible for handling all aspects of our website. Additionally, Melissa also contributes to the preparation of tax returns.

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Florence Eischen

Bio coming soon

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