Background

Joanne started her career at Geffen Mesher after obtaining her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Washington. She has quickly become a key member of the firm’s Asia Pacific practice, where she provides auditing, accounting, and advisory services to domestic and international clients primarily in the manufacturing & distribution and employee benefit plan industries. Joanne has cultivated particular expertise in inventory valuation, lease accounting, and revenue accounting. Known around the office for her unwavering positive attitude, Joanne proactively builds relationships with each of her clients through a foundation of mutual trust and respect. She is passionate about understanding clients and their businesses, and helping them with the assessment and testing of internal controls to provide them with actionable steps for improvement. Prior to joining the firm, Joanne worked on the audit team at KPMG in Taiwan. Born and raised in Asia, she is fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Professional Organizations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

University of Washington, Bachelor’s in Business Administration, 2015

SPECIALIZATIONS

Asia Pacific Practice
Employee Benefit Plans
Lease Accounting
Revenue Accounting
Inventory Valuation

Industry Expertise

Manufacturing & Distribution