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Accounting Team

AMY BOWMAN

Amy joined PorterKinney in 2019. She lives with her family in Richland.

  • Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor®
  • Experience in accounting and legal fields
  • Coursework in business administration at Ricks college

Phone: 509-713-7300

BRANDON BUSH, CPA

Brandon joined PorterKinney in 2019 after moving to the Tri-Cities from Houston, Texas. He currently lives in Pasco with his wife and children.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Idaho State University
  • Worked for KPMG, one of the four largest accounting firms in the world
  • Eagle Scout

Phone: 509-713-7300

MICHAEL HAMER

Michael Joined PorterKinney in 2018 after moving to the Tri-Cities from Idaho. He lives in Kennewick with his wife Natalie and his daughter.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting BYU- Idaho
  • Emphasis in General Business
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor®

Phone: 509-713-7300

TERESA KESLER

Teresa is a native of the Tri-Cities area and currently lives in Pasco. She joined the PorterKinney team in November 2019.

  • AAS degree in accounting from Columbia Basin College
  • Secretary 1 degree from Modern Business College
  • Extensive experience working in the accounting field including payroll, QuickBooks, accounts payables & receivables.

Phone: 509-586-4194

WALTER KINNEY, CPA

Walter lives in West Richland, WA with his wife Tiffany and their two children.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Tax professional since 2007
  • B.S. in Business Administration – Accounting from Washington State University
  • Extensive experience in the agriculture and construction industries

Phone: 509-713-7300

CHAD LARMAN

Chad joined PorterKinney in 2018. He is originally from Minnesota but now lives in Kennewick with his wife, Leslie.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting BYU- Idaho
  • Emphasis in Business Analytics
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor®

Phone: 509-713-7300

ROBERT E. MARPLE, CPA

Robert Sr. joined PorterKinney in 2019 following the sale of Marple & Marple to PorterKinney. He founded Marple & Marple in 1973 along with the help of his wife Lee Ilah (Robert Sr. & Lee Ilah were married over 59 years).

  • Korean War Veteran, Bronze Star Recipient
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington State College (now WSU)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Tax Professional since 1952 (over 67 years in practice!)
  • A continuing wealth of information for both firm clients and firm professionals

Phone: 509-586-4194

ROBERT D. MARPLE, CPA

Robert joined PorterKinney in 2019 following the sale of Marple & Marple to PorterKinney. He lives with his wife Sue Anne in Richland.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Tax Professional since 1980
  • B.S. in Business Administration/Accounting from the University of Arizona
  • Experience with trust and estate services

Phone: 509-586-4194

STEVEN MARPLE, CPA
Steven joined PorterKinney in 2019 following the sale of Marple & Marple to PorterKinney. He lives with his wife Kathy in Kennewick.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Tax Professional since 1976
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • B.A. in Business Administration from Washington State University
Phone: 509-586-4194
CHRISTOPHER PORTER, CPA, MBA

Chris lives in West Richland, WA with his wife, Crystal and their four children.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • B.S. in Accounting from BYU, the #3 accounting program in the nation according to US News & World Report
  • Tax professional since 2005
  • Experience with trust and estate services
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Washington State University

Phone: 509-713-7300

AMELIA REAMS

Amelia has lived most of her life in the Tri-Cities and currently resides with her family in Kennewick.

  • Joined PorterKinney in 2015
  • Operations Assistant for a financial services firm
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Owned and operated a successful small business
  • Degree in Executive Office Administration from Trend College

Phone: 509-713-7300

TRAVIS SMITH

Travis joined PorterKinney in 2019. He lives with his wife and two dogs in Kennewick.

  • 8+ years of experience in banking / financial sector
  • BS in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University

Phone: 509-713-7300

ELIZA TAYSOM

Eliza joined PorterKinney in 2019. She and her husband Scott are both from Northern California.

  • B.S. in Business Management from BYU
  • Certificates in Spanish language fluency and International Business from BYU
  • Has worked in management accounting since 2016
  • Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor®

Phone: 509-713-7300

KENT TOYODA, CPA

Kent joined PorterKinney in 2019 following the sale of Marple & Marple to PorterKinney. He was born and raised in the Tri-Cities and lives in Pasco with his wife Sharon.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 1980
  • BA in Business Administration from Washington State University
  • Former owner of Marple and Marple Inc., PS.

Phone: 509-586-4194

ROSALIE WILLERS, CPA

Rosalie joined PorterKinney in 2019 following the sale of Marple & Marple to PorterKinney. She lives in Kennewick with her husband Kyle.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Tax professional since 2001
  • B.S. in Business Administration – Accounting from The University of West Florida, Magna Cum Laude
  • Tax Manager for CRI, ranked in the top 20 accounting firms in the country
  • United States Air Force, Retired

Phone: 509-586-4194

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