Joshua S. Bennett, EA, LTC - firstname.lastname@example.org
Joshua started Bennett Tax & Accounting P.C. after buying out Robert. W. Bennett CPA P.C. Joshua has served as manager of the firm for over 11 years. Prior to joining Robert W. Bennett CPA P.C., he served as an assistant controller at a large regional carpeting company and spent 4 years at a regional downtown Portland CPA firm. Josh received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Oregon in Accounting and Economics. He has experience in individual, corporate, trust, non-profit and estate taxation. In addition, he has experience with financial statement write-up and analysis. When not at work, Josh enjoys spending time with is family, hiking, fishing, and watching Duck and Blazer games.
ROBERT W. BENNETT, CPA - email@example.com
Bob started Robert W. Bennett C.P.A., P.C., in 2004 and sold to Josh in July of 2020. He started his career at a national accounting firm Laventhol & Horwath. In 1987 he became partner in a local firm in Lake Oswego and after seven successful years sold his practice. During the next ten years he served as a CFO and President of two manufacturing companies. Bob has 20 plus years experience as a CPA and 10 plus years experience as a CFO and President. Bob has experience in individual and business taxation, strategic planning, business consulting, business management, business accounting, mergers and acquisitions, financial statement analysis, cash flow management, succession planning, new business formation, bank financing, benefit plans, and sales negotiating. Bob is now serving as a consultant, reviewer, and advisor to Bennett Tax and Accounting PC. Bob enjoys spending time with his wife, five children and FIFTEEN grandchildren. Bob is an avid outdoors man and loves this state.
LEILANI A. VAZQUEZ, EA, LTC - LeiLaniv@bennett-tax.com
LeiLani joined the firm in January of 2011. She is a Licensed Tax Consultant in the State of Oregon and Enrolled Agent (enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service.) Prior to joining this team of highly qualified individuals she worked in the retail tax industry for 5 years. She managed three retail tax locations with 50 employees and has processed thousands of returns. LeiLani specializes in individual tax preparation and consulting with an emphasis on small businesses and client representation for audit and correspondence issues for both the IRS and Oregon Department of Revenue. She graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Science. She enjoys camping with her husband, son and daughter and supporting her son’s sports and scouting activities.
Ben Porter - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben joined the firm in January of 2017. He graduated from Portland State University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Prior to joining the firm, Ben was a maintenance supervisor at North Clackamas Christian School. Ben and his wife enjoy spending time on their family farm with their German/Australian shepherd. He also loves the outdoors, camping, hiking in the Summer and snowboarding in the Winter.
JAMIE Whitaker- email@example.com
Jamie started with the firm in December of 2013 as an Administrative Assistant and worked her way to Office Manager. She has several years of experience in office and administrative work. Jamie grew up in Northern California. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Radio & Television. She worked in radio, on and off the air for a few years before moving to Oregon in 2005. Jamie loves baseball and is a big San Francisco Giants fan. She also enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her family and friends.
Debbie Jain- firstname.lastname@example.org
Debbie joined the firm in August of 2017. She is a Licensed Tax Preparer in the state of Oregon. Prior to joining Bob and his team, she had her own successful bookkeeping and payroll business for over 20 years. Debbie specializes in payroll and bookkeeping, and always looks forward to tax preparation when her schedule allows it. When not working, she enjoys vacationing and boating in central Oregon with her family and spending time
with her grandchildren.
Erika Porter, LTP - ERIKAP@bennett-tax.com
Erika started with the firm in 2018. She is an Oregon Licensed Tax Preparer, and graduated from Eastern Oregon University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. Erika has spent over a decade working in a professional office where she also prepared taxes. She grew up in Oregon City and now loves spending her free time with her husband, three children, being active outdoors, camping and helping on the family farm.
Jackie Wilson, LTP - email@example.com
Jackie started at the Firm in August of 2019. Jackie is an Oregon Licensed Tax Preparer who has worked in the personal and business tax preparation industry for the last 5 years, as well as bookkeeping and payroll processing. She is originally from Houston, Texas, but has lived in Oregon since 1996. She enjoys spending time with family and exploring the outdoors.