Our People

Partner

Aaron M. Eichenbaum, CPA

Aaron M. Eichenbaum, CPA

Degree:  BS in Accounting from Linfield College
Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Aaron began his career in public accounting out of college. He has been engaged in various disciplines within the accounting profession; from auditing mid-sized companies to performing forensic accounting examinations and preparing complex tax returns. He serves a diverse range of businesses and individuals as a trusted advisor; assisting with their tax research, planning, and compliance needs. He also has extensive experience working with large and small not-for-profit organizations, manufacturers, wholesalers, expatriate individuals, and persons in a variety of professions.

Aaron is also actively engaged in the greater Washington County community: he is involved with the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Hillsboro program and various business networking groups and civic organizations.

Accounting Staff

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Graal E. Larkin, CPA

Degree: BS in Accounting from Oregon State University
Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Graal worked in private industry for nine years at Georgia-Pacific Corporation after graduating from college. She later transitioned to public accounting working for a local firm and later began her own practice. In 1999, Bateman Larkin was formed and she is now pleased to be continuing to serve clients under the Eichenbaum Bateman Larkin umbrella.

Graal enjoys working with small businesses and individuals in all areas of public accounting including corporate and individual taxation and planning. As a business owner she understands the challenges facing entrepreneurs and enjoys assisting them in making sound business decisions. She also has years of experience in the area of estate and trust planning and compliance and enjoys assisting families with these complex regulations and reporting provisions.

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Karla S. Bateman, CPA

Degree:  BS in Accounting from Portland State University
Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Karla’s career began in public accounting. The first nine years of her career were valuable years in learning best practices from some well established CPA firms. This became a spring board for starting her own practice and for later forming Bateman Larkin with Graal. She is looking forward to starting the next chapter in her career under Eichenbaum Bateman Larkin.

Karla works in all areas of public accounting, including the traditional services of accounting and taxation for various types of business entities, individuals, estates and trusts. She especially enjoys working with businesses and their owners from start up through exit planning.

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Lisa A. Graham, CPA

Degree:  BS in Accounting from Western Washington University
Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Lisa worked in private industry for two years at Georgia-Pacific Corporation before transitioning to public accounting with a Portland area CPA firm. When Graal and Karla started their respective practices, she transitioned with them and is a founding staff member. Lisa specializes in estates, trusts, and accounting services. These specialized services are rounded out with years of experience in individual and business taxation.

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Thomas A. Cross, CPA

Degree:  BS in Business Management from University of Oregon, Post-Baccalaureate degree in Accounting from Portland State University
Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Tom transitioned his career to public accounting after working 15 years as a PGA golf teaching professional. Tom has focused on working with closely held businesses in accounting, tax preparation and planning. He has a very strong foundation in individual income taxation and works on complex business tax returns.

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Robert N. Atchison, CPA

Degree:  BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Montana, Post-Baccalaureate degree in Accounting from Portland State University

Bob began his public accounting career after spending years as an export grain trader. He currently works seasonally preparing individual income tax returns and brings with him a light-hearted presence to the firm.

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Staci K. Larson, CPA

Degree:  BA in Accounting from Linfield College
Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Staci began her career working in public accounting and then transitioned to working for the Oregon Department of Energy as a Finance Officer. She worked in private industry for several years, most recently as a Finance Director for a well-respected Healthcare and Hospice provider and has now circled back to public accounting. Her professional experience in private industry, government, and public accounting give her a wide breadth of experiences to draw from.

Administrative Staff

Heidi Campbell, Administrative Assistant

Heidi has worked in multiple accounting firms and has gained a wealth of knowledge over the years in various areas of the practice and include bookkeeping, payroll reporting, and tax preparation assistance. She is often working in the background preparing documentation and scheduling in preparation for trials in the expert witness arena. Her responsibilities also include scheduling and reception for our clients and staff.

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Jeanine Juliana, Administrative Assistant

Degree:  BA in English from Brigham Young University.

Jeanine joined the firm after gaining prior work experience in performing virtual administrative support in the health care field. Her responsibilities include administrative support to staff, tax return assembly, scheduling and reception for clients.

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Lindsay B. Bateman, Bookkeeper

Degree:  BA in Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing from Brigham Young University-Idaho

Lindsay has spent much of her prior career working in the electronic information space for the healthcare sector. She also has worked as a Data Analyst and Freelance Writer. Her responsibilities include providing bookkeeping services to our clients and other office administration.