Our People

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David S. Kawasaki, CPA, Partner Joined: 1986

At Alten Sakai: Dave provides individual and business income tax services for clients. He also consults on retirement plans, real estate activities, accounting and network administration. His favorite days are when he can provide “Ah ha!” moments for those who are facing difficult tax or accounting challenges.

Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Degrees/Certifications: B.S. in Accounting, University of Oregon

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Tylor J. Leinweber, CPA, Partner Joined: 2006

At Alten Sakai: Tylor works with individuals and provides business accounting and income tax services for closely held businesses and their owners, primarily in small service operations.  As a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, he can also assist on a wide variety of QuickBooks issues.  Tylor enjoys working in the firm's relaxed, collegial atmosphere where he has the opportunity to offer tax compliance and planning services to individuals, and help small and family-owned businesses thrive.

Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Degrees/Certifications: B.A. in Business Administration / Accounting, Oregon State University

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Eileen Nguyen, CPA, Partner Joined: 2006

At Alten Sakai: With over 15 years of experience in public accounting, Eileen focuses her practice on individuals and closely held businesses. While specializing in accounting services, compiled financial statements, and tax compliance, she also enjoys taking a proactive approach to her clients’ tax issues, providing planning and guidance that will benefit them now and in the future.

Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Degrees/Certifications: B.B.A. in Accounting and B.S. in Biochemistry, University of Portland

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E. Barry O'Connor, CPA, Partner Joined: 1979

At Alten Sakai: Barry provides individual and business accounting, income tax and financial statement services for closely held business owners in a variety of industries, including medicine, construction, and horticulture. He also consults on succession and estate tax planning, and trust taxation. He enjoys building long-term relationships, helping his clients make sound business decisions based on the latest tax laws and reporting best practices.

Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), AICPA Tax Practice Section Member, Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Degrees/Certifications: B.S. in Business Administration, Southern Oregon University

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Matthew D. Pearson, CPA, Partner Joined: 1992

At Alten Sakai: Matt provides individual and business accounting and income tax services, with a focus on restaurateurs, wholesalers, physicians and dentists. He also consults on foreign individual and business financial concerns, as well as CPA ElderCare. He enjoys being his clients' "first response" CPA when they are wrestling with personal or professional issues that call for making good financial decisions.

Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), church financial council

Degrees/Certifications: B.S. in Business Administration, University of Portland

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Karilinn S. Reynolds, CPA, Managing Partner Joined: 1988

At Alten Sakai: Kari is our go-to partner for estate (Form 706) and trust (Form 1041) tax return preparation, helping clients complete their loved ones' final tax filings. She enjoys assisting families during their most challenging times, as part of a firm she feels is her own extended family.

Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Degrees/Certifications: B.S. in Business Administration, Oregon State University

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