Doug Parham, CPA



Education and Licensing

Oregon State University, B.S., Business Administration (accounting and finance, with a minor in computer science)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Oregon Board of Accountancy
Licensed Municipal Auditor, Oregon Board of Accountancy


Professional and Community Activities

  • Author of tax planning articles for:
    • Marion/Polk Medical Society monthly newsletter, ChartNotes
    • Illahe Hills living – monthly neighborhood newsletter
    • MAPS Credit Union newsletter – Capital Communique
    • Friends of Two Bridges (a nonprofit organization): Board Treasurer
    • First Christian Church in Salem, Oregon: Trustee, Church Governance Committee
    • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA): Member
    • Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA): Member
    • OSCPA Legislative Policy Committee: Team member
    • OSCPA Legislative Action Committee: Team member
    • Salem Rotary Foundation: Board Member
    • Salem Chamber of Commerce Executive Leadership Council: Member

Douglas Parham has been with the firm since 1977. He became a CPA in 1979 and became a member (owner) of the firm in 1991. His areas of expertise include:

  • assurance services – financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations for local governments, nonprofit organizations, employee benefit plans, and family-owned or small businesses
  • tax planning and return preparation services for individuals, business entities, trusts, nonprofit organizations, and employee benefit plans.

Doug lives in Salem with his wife Kathy. His three grown children live and work in Los Angeles, Portland, and Medford. Outside of work, he enjoys running about 100 miles per month, golfing, bowling, supporting Oregon State athletic teams, jigsaw puzzles, board games, and card games.