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Graham Petersen Named to PBJ’s Forty Under 40 List

February 22, 2016

We are pleased to announce shareholder Graham Petersen received the prestigious Portland Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 award. This award recognizes professionals younger than 40 years of age for civic and nonprofit involvement, as well as professional accomplishments and business acumen.

Graham is a shareholder with Geffen Mesher, a full service Portland CPA firm that focuses on helping its clients achieve their goals. He provides financial statement, tax and consulting services to a variety of construction, real estate, technology and professional services companies as well as affluent individuals. In addition, he chairs the firm’s construction practice group and is heavily involved with the firm’s college recruiting efforts. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Linfield College. He graduated magna cum laude and has spent his entire career in public accounting.

He is also involved in several professional organizations, including serving as Treasurer and on the board of directors for the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (“OEN”) and Design-Build Institute of America, as well as being a member of Associated General Contractors, NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association and Surety Association of Oregon. He is involved with a number of other professional and civic activities.

“Graham represents everything this esteemed list stands for – he’s a natural leader who continues to add value and provide strategic solutions for his clients,” said Michael Rompa, Managing Shareholder. “I am proud to work alongside our third recipient of this award at Geffen Mesher over the last several years.”