Sean Berry is a Certified Public Accountant with 15 years as a CPA and over 19 years in Accounting, grew up in Hood River, went to college in Oklahoma, and now lives in Troutdale with his family.
Sean is a member of various Boards which are focused on supporting our local community. These nonprofit entities have missions which Sean has a passion for.
Sean's first position out of college was Accounting Manager and quickly moved into the Controller's position at a manufacturing company in Oklahoma. After moving back to the Northwest to be closer to family he became the CFO of a nationally recognized travel company based in Portland which he held for nearly 10 years.
Through college and the beginning years of his career, Sean recognized his passion for tax law and business development. This passion gave him the motivation to develop and grow an accounting practice.
His expertise is in business tax law, business consulting, estates and trusts, IRS problem resolution, and individual taxation.
George Westover is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), an Enrolled Agent, and a QuickBooks Proadvisor who has over 16 years' experience in tax and accounting. George's area of expertise extends to business and individual taxation, the taxation of Trusts and Estates, and tax and retirement planning. He has extensive experience in the real estate, hospitality and construction industries and the unique challenges they face. He is a graduate of both Portland State University and Linfield College (Go Cats!). A self-confessed numbers guy and tax nerd George, along with his wife Teresa, enjoy Duck Football, baseball, reading, musical theater and travelling around the Pacific NW.
Derek was drawn to accounting by the application of processes and forms. It became a career because it enables him to support other’s success. Being a CPA gives him the opportunity to help clients understand complex issues and make decisions in their best interest. He takes pride in being a dependable resource and quality work is a point of personal satisfaction.
Having worked in downtown and community firms, Derek is familiar with a wide variety of accounting services. His current focus is on closely-held business and individual income taxes. Along with fostering client relationships, Derek has focused on encouraging employee development throughout his career.
Derek is a member of the Central East Portland Rotary Club and Friends of Menucha Foundation, where he serves in support of the local community. When he isn’t helping clients and filing tax returns Derek enjoys reading, board games, and simply spending quality time with friends and family.
Cary is our Office Administrator. She helps keep work-flow flowing in our office. Her warm friendly demeanor is always appreciated by our clients.
Deb Elliott is a Licensed Tax Preparer, comes to us from Tailormade Records & Taxes where she worked over 25 years. She excels in bookkeeping, payroll, and individual taxes.
Michelle Berry is an Accountant and graduate of Washington State University with a major in Accounting. She supports our tax preparation, bookkeeping, and office operations.
Lexi Muhlsteff is our seasonal Administrative Support. She supports tax preparation and bookkeeping processes. Lexi has been an integral part of Mt Hood Tax & Accounting / Double T Tax Associates for over 4 years.