August 11, 2008
PORTLAND, OR – Perkins & Company, P.C., Oregon’s largest locally owned public accounting firm, is pleased to announce Keith Meyers has been named a Shareholder of the firm.
“We are very excited to add Keith Meyers to the shareholder ranks of Perkins,” announced Gary Reynolds, President. “Keith has proven to be very effective at client service, growing our business valuation practice significantly in the past four years. Keith is also very well connected at the highest levels of the CPA profession as a result of his term as Chair of the Oregon Society of CPA’s in 2004-2005 and his current position on the Council of the American Institute of CPA’s.”
Mr. Meyers joined Perkins & Co in 2001, bringing more than 20 years of experience in public practice with him. The head of Perkins & Co’s business valuation practice, Mr. Meyers has performed valuations for estate and gift tax purposes, ESOP and Phantom Stock issues, merger and acquisition studies, divorce, and litigation support. Mr. Meyers also specializes in providing business advice to closely-held businesses with an emphasis on tax minimization and long range planning. Prior to joining Perkins & Co, Mr. Meyers was a partner at Edwards & Meyers, LLP, an accounting firm in Portland, Oregon that specialized in business valuations and personal financial planning.
An active participant in the accounting community, Mr. Meyers is currently one of three Oregon Council Members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Mr. Meyers holds AICPA certifications in financial planning (PFS) and business valuation (ABV). Mr. Meyers received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Portland State University and is currently working on his Masters of Business Administration from Marylhurst University.
Perkins & Company was established in 1986 and is the anchor firm for Perkins Group, which includes Perkins Consulting, LLC, Pacific Investment Advisors, LLC. Perkins Group employs more than 120 individuals in a single Portland office.