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Geffen Mesher Hires Dan Shank, Chief Operating Officer

Posted on: February 19, 2016


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Geffen Mesher Hires Dan Shank, Chief Operating Officer

PORTLAND, OR. – February 19, 2016 - Geffen Mesher, one of Portland's largest locally owned accounting and business consulting firms, is pleased to announce Dan Shank has joined us as the firm’s first Chief Operating Officer. Dan graduated with a Bachelor in Accounting with secondary emphasis in Finance, from the University of Oregon.

Dan began his career at Arthur Young & Company. After several years in public accounting, he left to work for a client and served first as the Controller and later as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration at First Security Bank. In 1995 he began work at Pacific Crest Securities, where he served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer for 20 years.

He will be an integral part of our firm leadership team moving forward, helping to fortify our Finance, Accounting, Operations, Compliance, Human Resources and Administration to support the continued growth of the firm and even better serve our clients.

“Dan is a proven and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Geffen Mesher,” said Michael Rompa, Managing Shareholder. Dan’s joining our firm will allow our shareholders to spend even more time interacting with our clients, and we look forward to his vision and leadership as our COO in the years to come.”

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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