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Geffen Mesher Hires Brian Pape, Senior Manager

Posted on: March 14, 2016


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Geffen Mesher Hires Brian Pape, Senior Manager

PORTLAND, OR. – March 14, 2016 - Geffen Mesher, one of Portland's largest locally owned accounting and business consulting firms, is pleased to announce Brian Pape, CPA has joined the firm as a Senior Manager. Brian graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree from Oregon State University.

Brian has over 10 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. He started his accounting career working with two Big 4 firms here in Portland. His practice was primarily focused on individuals and entities in real estate and manufacturing. Brian also worked as Tax Process and Technology Leader, where he helped increase efficiencies through compliance and methodologies across the Northwest region. In addition, he has extensive experience managing tax compliance, planning, tax provision processes, multi-state compliance, international compliance, and audit resolution. Brian’s primary focus includes individuals and closely held businesses.

“We are excited to have Brian join our tax team,” said Tania Gitch, Tax Department chair. “We are confident his management skills and tax expertise will benefit our clients and our firm.”

About Geffen Mesher

Geffen Mesher, a Portland-based accounting firm, focuses on providing ongoing financial strategy, accounting and CPA services for individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations. We serve many industries, and create solutions that help our diverse clientele plan and build their financial pictures wisely.

For more than 80 years, our focus has taken us beyond the numbers and into the lives, plans and strategic goals of our clients. In providing professional tax, financial and business consulting, and reporting, we have successfully guided our clients through booms and busts, recessions and recoveries, with an approach and model built around the commitment of our people, decades of experience, and expertise across a wide range of industries.

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