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John Thompson

John Thompson

John Thompson is the shareholder in charge of the firm’s accounting and auditing practice. He specializes in providing accounting, auditing, tax and business advisory services to closely-held businesses and their shareholders primarily in the construction, manufacturing, distribution and services industries. He also has considerable experience serving the needs of not-for-profit organizations… Read More

David Kessler

David Kessler

David Kessler is the shareholder responsible for the firm’s tax practice, including international taxation. He began his career in 1976 and worked for over ten years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Oregon, California and Geneva, Switzerland, providing domestic and international tax services. David provides tax services to closely-held businesses and their owners including… Read More

Robert Wiest

Robert Wiest

Robert Wiest is a shareholder providing services in the firm’s tax practice. He has extensive experience providing tax planning, return preparation and business advisory services to closely-held business and their shareholders. Areas of expertise include real estate investment and development, taxation of flow-through entities, estates and trusts, multi-state taxation and taxation… Read More

Jim Borquist

Jim Borquist

Jim Borquist has been with the firm since its founding in 1981, and became a partner in the firm in 1982. Earlier in his career, he was with a large regional firm for over three years. Jim is also in charge of the firm’s technology needs and has overseen the conversion… Read More

Katie Powell

Katie Powell

Katie Powell was promoted to shareholder in 2015. She began her career in public accounting in 2003 and has been with the firm since 2005. Katie provides a wide range of tax compliance and advisory services to closely held businesses and individual investors. She serves companies in a variety of industries,… Read More

Asif Muzaffarr

Asif Muzaffarr

Asif Muzaffarr is a senior tax manager with more than nineteen years of experience in public accounting and tax software development, including eight years spent with Deloitte at their Detroit, Michigan and Barbados, West Indies offices.  In addition to previously providing tax and consulting services to publicly traded companies, he has primarily… Read More

William Lancaster

William Lancaster

William Lancaster is a senior audit manager and a CPA.  Will graduated from Brigham Young University in 2007 with a Master's degree in accounting, and prior to joining our firm, was in the audit department of Grant Thornton in Portland, Oregon. Will provides a wide range of audit, assurance and accounting services to closely-held businesses, serving… Read More

Yulia Sharapova-Leamy

Yulia Sharapova-Leamy

Yulia Sharapova-Leamy is a senior tax manager and a CPA with over nine years of experience in public accounting. She provides tax compliance and consulting services to closely-held businesses and their owners and to domestic subsidiaries of foreign corporations. She has served companies in a variety of industries, including food services, real… Read More