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 and the ERISA audit requirements of employee benefit plans.
John began his public accounting career with the Portland, Oregon office of Ernst & Young in 1979 where he progressed to the position of Senior Manager in the Audit and Accounting Services Department. While at Ernst & Young, John gained extensive experience in serving a wide variety of clients ranging from small, closely-held companies to some of the largest corporations in Oregon. Prior to entering public accounting, John worked in private industry for three years as an accountant and financial analyst where he developed a broad base of knowledge in the operational needs confronted by businesses on a daily basis.