Certified Public Accountant Organizations

In addition to Certified Public Accountant Organizations, we are active members in several industry specific organizations that help us better understand and offer solutions to our client’s unique tax and accounting challenges.


American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with nearly 386,000 members in 128 countries and a 125-year heritage of serving the public interest. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; fraud and forensics; business valuation; and information technology. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation to elevate management accounting globally.

BDO Alliance USA

The BDO Alliance USA is a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms with similar client service goals. The BDO Alliance USA presents an opportunity for these firms, by accessing the resources of BDO USA, LLP and other Alliance members, to expand services to their clients without jeopardizing their existing relationships or their autonomy. The BDO Alliance USA was developed to provide member firms with an alternative strategy for gaining competitive advantage in the face of a changing business landscape. The Alliance represents an opportunity for BDO to enhance relationships with reputable firms that share a mutual business understanding. The BDO Alliance USA is a subsidiary of BDO USA, LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership.

Oregon Society of CPAs

The Oregon Society of CPAs, founded in 1908, is a professional membership organization with nearly 5,000 members statewide, as well as in other states and countries. The OSCPA is committed to the continuing professional success of our members. The OSCPA is a voluntary association of CPAs engaged in public practice, industry, government, and education.

Washington Society of CPAs

With nearly 10,000 members, the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants is the only organization in the State of Washington dedicated to serving the professional needs of CPAs, educating consumers about CPAs and the services they provide, and encouraging students to study accounting and enter the profession. We are active in many organizations that help us stay informed and continue to improve our skills and knowledge.

Industry Specific Organizations

In addition to Certified Public Accountant Organizations, we are active members in several industry specific organizations that help us better understand and offer solutions to our client’s unique tax and accounting challenges.

Construction Financial Management Association

Construction Financial Management Association is the only organization dedicated to bringing together construction financial professionals and those partners serving their unique needs. CFMA Associate Members are those serving the construction industry, such as public accountants, sureties, bankers, insurance agents/brokers and carriers, consultants and other service  providers.

Associated Builders and Contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national trade association representing 22,000 members from more than 19,000 construction and industry-related firms. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.

Associated General Contractors of America

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. Operating in partnership with its nationwide network of 95 chartered Chapters, AGC provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest. AGC was established in 1918 after a request by President Woodrow Wilson. Wilson recognized the construction industry’s national importance and desired a partner with which the government could discuss and plan for the advancement of the nation. AGC has been fulfilling that mission for the last 90 years.

Southwest Washington Contractors Association

Southwest Washington Contractors Association is an organization of commercial construction professionals. Located in Vancouver, Washington, the SWCA has more than 63 years of experience as a resource for the construction industry.  They are comprised of general contractors, specialty contractors, engineers, architects and service companies supportive of the industry.

Building Industry Association of Clark County

The Building Industry Association of Clark County is a trade association representing over 12,000 employees in the construction industry. The BIA serves the interests of all businesses involved in land development and construction.

Columbia River Economic Development Council

The Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC) is a private-public partnership of 140 investors working together to advance the economic vitality of Clark County through business growth and innovation. Through collaborative leadership, the CREDC promotes job quality and capital investment while maintaining the County’s exceptional environment and high quality of life.

Identity Clark County 

Identity Clark County (ICC) is a nonprofit organization comprised of highly-respected business leaders who seek to strengthen our community, making it a desired place where people can land, live and learn for a lifetime.

Their mission is to assemble and focus corporate leadership and investment in a shared community agenda for economic expansion and vitality.

Northwest Utility Contractors Association 

The Northwest Utility Contractors Association is a nonprofit trade association that represents Oregon and Southwest Washington.

The primary purpose of this association is to represent the best interests of contractors engaged in the construction of utility lines, excavation, site work, and trenchless technology, and associate members that support the industry.

Surety Association of Oregon

The Surety Association of Oregon (SAO) is a professional non-profit trade association that provides a forum for communication between firms and individuals engaged in the surety industry and related fields that affect suretyship.  Our membership consists of surety and insurance companies, insurance agents, attorneys and accountants.

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