Perkins & Co Home / Bucket List & Favorite Things to do in PDX
  • Safari in Tanzania, volunteer in Dar es Salaam, vacation in Kenya — Cierra Cura, Audit Staff
  • Spend three weeks traveling both islands of New Zealand — Cindy Whitcomb, HR Generalist
  • Retire and spend more time with my parents — Debbie Pienovi, Shareholder
  • Train for a Triathlon with Perkins Friends — Colleen Murray, HR Manager
  • Watch the Star Wars movies in order 1-6 in one sitting — Drew Bisenius, Audit Senior
  • Find some white sand & crystal blue water in the Caribbean– Eric Holtgraves, Tax Manager
  • Visit Africa with a camera,walk the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, visit The Kimberly in NW Australia with a camera — Grant Jones, Shareholder
  • Sit courtside (with my feet on the court) at a Blazers Game and heckle Kobe — Isaac Jones, Tax Senior
  • Hike the highest trails with waterfalls in Yosemite National park, learn a new language and travel to a foreign country to practice it. (To prepare, play board games in the language to learn it better), attend a football Bowl game: Go Beavers! Go Ducks!, master surfing in Maui — Kimberly Woodside, Shareholder
  • Swim in the Mediterranean Sea — Kristal Hadjatry-Tarzaban, Audit Senior
  • Run a marathon, milk a cow — Lindsay Park, Tax Manager
  • Run Hood to Coast — Lisa Zauner
  • Finally reconnect with that certain friend or family member . . . you know the one — Mark Barstow, IT Manager
  • Climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge, go for a camel ride on the beach at sunset in Broome, Australia, visit all of the places that Deschutes Brewery has named its beer after (and enjoy the beer there) — Megan Foltz, Audit Staff
  • Hike Joshua Tree National Park, stay in a tree house in coastal Nicaragua and take surfing lessons — Meghan Whalen, Audit Manager
  • Train for Hood to Coast (since Perkins is back in business with a team this Year!), take my first trip to Europe! — Paris Powell, Business Valuation Senior Manager
  • Join a Hood to Coast Team and enjoy 200 miles of delirious running and fantastic camaraderie! — Michelle Lenihan, Tax Senior
  • Deliver a baby, walk the rim of Crater Lake — Sylvia Bischoff, Audit Senior
  • Reduce my Inbox to under 1000 emails — David Uslan, Shareholder
  • Hot chocolate and ZooLights with the family — Peter Kwong, Shareholder
  • Go to Canada to find the snow, enjoy the lights a the Grotto — Chi Nguyen, Tax Manager
  • Take a dance class at the Northwest Dance Project — Colleen Murray, HR Manager
  • Try a new local Portland restaurant each month — Debbie Pienovi, Shareholder
  • Saturday marketing in the summer, go to the Blues Festival and the Oregon Brewers Festival down on the waterfront, do the Marquam Trail to Council Crest urban hike, look down at Hawthorne Blvd and watch the sunset from the top of Mt. Tabor, try new food carts (not always fun), visit the sacred grounds of Autzen stadium for a Ducks game, bike or jog the Springwater corridor, have dinner and drinks at Spirit of 77 before a Blazers vs. Lakers game — Isaac Jones, Tax Senior
  • Have a family standing “date-night” once a month, visit Grandma and play Pinochle and Uno (using Grandma’s “make up as you go” rules) — Kimberly Woodside, Shareholder
  • Go to the Oregon Beaches, have Strawberry Shortcake on Sauvie Island, see OBT Nutcracker — Lisa Zauner, take a cruise on the Portland Spirit — Lisa Zauner, Audit Senior Manager
  • Go for a walk in a little-known gem of a park like Elk Rock Garden — Mark Barstow, IT Manager
  • Ride your bike around Sauvie Island on a nice Fall day (for a more family friendly bike ride, try Champoeg Park), go cross-country skiing around Trillium Lake, hike in to Marion Lake and go fishing or just enjoy the day there, go to the Fleetwood Mac Reunion tour (I know I am!) — Megan Foltz, Audit Staff
  • See the People’s Republic of Portland at Portland Center Stage, find your favorite author reading at Powell’s, explore Hood River/Columbia Gorge wineries (there are the up-and-comers where you can still score $5 tastings!),  visit and have tea in the Chinese Gardens — Megan Whalen, Audit Manager
  • Take a summertime stroll or jog on the Leif Erickson trail and enjoy the view! — Michelle Lenihan, Tax Senior
  • Hike the 4T Loop, Train, Trail, Tram, Trolley — Shawna Parrish, Tax Manager
  • Send my kids and husband away to a sunny place for spring break, so I can work harder in tax season and they come back in a better mood! — Carol-Ann Simon, Shareholder