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Accounting Team

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

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

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
  • B.A. in Business Administration from Washington State University

Phone: 509-586-4194

LIZZ NELSON, CPA

Lizz joined PorterKinney in 2020. She lives with her husband in Richland.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Master’s Degree in Accountancy with an emphasis in Taxation (MAcc) from BYU
  • Experience in the real estate industry and with trust and estate services

Phone: 509-586-4194

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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