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Perkins & Co Names Eric Hormel 15th Shareholder

July 2, 2009

PORTLAND, OR – Perkins & Company, P.C., Portland’s largest locally owned public accounting firm, is excited to announce the promotion of Eric Hormel from Senior Manager to Shareholder. With Perkins since 1997, Hormel specializes in working on international and domestic tax issues for closely held businesses and their owners. As part of Perkin’s Wealth Management group, Hormel has expertise in estate and trust planning as well as extensive experience in planning for family partnerships and LLCs.

A graduate of Santa Clara University, Hormel earned his Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Accounting. Active in professional and civic affiliations, Hormel is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants and is active in the Estate Planning Council of Portland. In addition, Hormel finds time to sit on the Advisory Committee for the Providence Foundations Regional Planned Giving as well as the Planned Giving Committee with Guide Dogs for the Blind Northwest. When not submersed in his work, Hormel is an avid traveler and outdoorsman, enjoying fly fishing, hiking and camping.

“We are very proud of Eric’s accomplishments and his dedication to Perkins and its employees,” stated Debbie Pienovi, Shareholder and Chief Operating Officer. “Eric has been very committed to helping Perkins continue to move forward and building the firm.”

About Perkins & Company, P.C.  
Perkins & Company, P.C. was founded in Portland in 1986 and has grown to be the largest locally based accounting firm in the Portland metro area. For more than 20 years, we have built an excellent reputation by providing value, keeping our company and our clients growing, and enjoying our work. Today, we have grown to more than 100 employees in one office in downtown Portland. Perkins is also an independent member of the BDO Seidman Alliance. Despite our growth, the firm has stayed its course as a single, local office working with traditional Northwest businesses, their owners and high net-worth individuals; offering the scope and depth of national firms, with the high touch and personal attention of a local firm.