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About Our Partners


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


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

Meet Our Staff


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


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


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


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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 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.

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

Kevin Johnson

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Crickett Toole

Monica Eischen

Leslie Ritchey

Julia Seward

Julia is our front desk Office Assistant who joined the team in the summer of 2023. With an extensive background in customer service. She works year-round and is responsible for the flow of clients and attending to general office duties.


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 joined the team in  2021, Monica has been an integral part of our team. She primarily handles bookkeeping tasks throughout the year and switches to tax preparation duties during tax season. With a Bachelor of Science degree from OSU and a strong background in data collection/analysis and bookkeeping, Monica brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our firm.

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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.

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.


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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Florence Eischen

Bio coming soon

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