We at Neuner, Davidson, Cooley & Rapp, LLC are proud to introduce our staff. They have all fulfilled demanding educational and experience requirements, and their continuing professional education assures our clients the highest degree of professionalism. Most are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the Oregon Society of CPA's.
TOM DAVIDSON, CPA - Retiring. With the firm since 1976. Licensed municipal auditor. Tom is a fifth generation Oregonian. He lived and worked in Eugene until he moved to Roseburg in 1976. He is a 1974 graduate of the University of Oregon. He also served in the Accounting and Finance Department of the Air Force from 1966-1970. "One of the pleasures of my profession," Tom says, "is being able to take advantage of tax breaks for my clients. I'm proud of the fact that our firm is one of the few licensed for municipal audits." Tom is past president of the St. Joseph's School Board, the Roseburg Jaycees, the Roseburg Soccer Association, and the Roseburg Morning Rotary. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, golf and hunting. He also enjoys traveling with his wife, Bille, and spending time with his son, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. In January 2016 Tom cut-back on audit work in preparation for retirement. He is currently active a few days a month on Tax issues with existing clients that have not been transitioned to another partner yet.
JEFF COOLEY, CPA - With the firm since 1994. Licensed municipal auditor. Jeff was born and raised in Roseburg. He graduated from Roseburg High and received his college degree from Oregon State University in 1994. (Go Beaves!!) He joined the firm in March 1994 and became a partner in January 2001. Jeff is a member of the Oregon Society of CPAs and American Institute of CPAs. He is a board member of the Housing Authority of Douglas County Oregon and is a past treasurer of the Roseburg Jaycees and Ducks Unlimited. Jeff has always enjoyed living in a small town where he has the opportunity to meet and build long lasting relations with his clients. Jeff enjoys golfing, camping, working in the yard, and being with his family. Jeff is active in non-profit and municipal auditing, along with tax preparation for individuals, small businesses, and non-profits.
VICKIE RAPP, CPA CIA CGMA CITP - With the firm since 2013. Licensed municipal auditor. Vickie joined the firm in November 2013 and bacame a partner in January 2016. Vickie was raised in the southern Oregon town of Brookings. She attended Oregon State University and the University of Oregon. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 1993. Vickie has worked in private industry across the United States in several industries, including forest products, building products, pulp and paper, consumer products, and healthcare. Vickie is a member of the Oregon Society of CPAs and American Institute of CPAs. In September 2017 Vickie became a member of the Accounting Advisory Board for the University of Oregon. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her extended family that live in the Roseburg area and working on her little farm. Vickie is active in non-profit and municipal auditing, along with tax preparation for individuals, small businesses, and non-profits.
STAFF: CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
BRANDON LEE, CPA (hired 12/2015) - Staff accountant. Brandon graduated in June 2012 with a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Southern Oregon University. In April 2013 he earned an MBA from Western Governors University. Brandon has experience in audit, municipal accounting, and accounting for the wood products industry. Brandon is active in non-profit and municipal auditing, along with tax preparation for individuals, small businesses, and non-profits.
TRACI TROTTER, CPA (hired 11/1989) - Staff accountant. Traci is a graduate of the University of Oregon. She received her CPA license in May 1991. Traci is a member of the Oregon Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. Traci prepares tax returns for individuals, estates, and trusts.
STAFF: OTHER PROFESSIONALS
CHERYL BOWER (hired 1/2012) - Administrative Assistant. Graduated from Umpqua Community College in August in 2011. Cheryl has experience in office management and bookkeeping for small construction companies.
JENNIFER HARRINGTON (hired 1/2017) - Staff Accountant. Jennifer graduated from Portland State University in 1995. She came to us from private industry where she worked with manufacturing, design, import/export, and distribution companies. After many years in the Portland/Vancouver area she decided to move back to her hometown and spend more time with family and the great outdoors. Jennifer has passed the CPA exam and is currently working on her experience requirements. Jennifer will be certified in January 2018.
KENDA HOUSEHOLDER, OLTP (hired 2/2000) - Staff Accountant. Graduated from Umpqua Community College in June 2000. She received her tax preparers license in December 2000. Kenda has experience in municipal auditing as well as tax preparation for individuals and small businesses.
LORA JONES, OLTP (hired 8/2007) - Staff Accountant. Lora graduated from Umpqua Community College in June 2008. She received her tax preparers license in December 2007. Lora has experience in municipal and non-profit auditing, along with experience in tax preparation for individuals and small businesses.
CAYLENE LUIZ (hired 4/2003) - Staff accountant. Cay's experience includes nine years as an assistant to a tax attorney. She has handled monthly accounting and payrolls for our clients in the past. She is currently involved with client payrolls, individual tax returns, and audits.
KELSEY PARDON (hired 8/2014) - Staff accountant. Kelsey graduated in March 2015 from the University of Oregon. She has experience with municipal and non-profit auditing in addition to tax preparation for individuals and small businesses. Kelsey is currently working towards her CPA.
BRANDY WRIGHT (hired 7/2016) - Staff accountant. Brandy graduated in June 2016 from Umpqua Community College. She assists clients with payrolls.