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We are particularly proud of our team of professional accountants and supporting staff. The team concentrates on providing outstanding accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, on-site controllership services, tax preparation, tax planning and financial statement preparation at reasonable costs delivered timely with a smile and a thank you.

Industries Served:

  • Largest concentration in construction industry, specialty trades and general contractors
  • Property development
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Retail establishments
  • Cemeteries and funeral homes
  • Agriculture, nurseries and Christmas tree growers
  • Restaurants and taverns
  • Automotive, dealerships, body repair shops
  • Estates and trusts
  • Commercial printers
  • Artists


  • Trucking
  • Investment properties
  • Insurance
  • Grocery, variety and specialty retail
  • Pharmacies
  • Professional service providers such as doctors, dentists, lawyers
  • Consultants
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Hospitality, hotels and catering
  • Childcare providers

Michael B. Sherman, CPA, MBA

Mike is the founder of Sherman, Young & Associates, P.C. and affiliated company Sherman, Young & Leavitt, LLC, registered investment adviser.

By combining years of financial services experience, Mike is uniquely qualified as a financial coach to a diverse client base. His areas of concentration are taxation and tax planning for individuals, estates, trusts, partnerships and corporations. Mike has over 30 years of experience providing accounting, review and auditing services for retirement plans, not-for-profit organizations, construction, manufacturing, professional service providers and small businesses.

Mike started his professional career with the international accounting firm Deloitte & Touche. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in business administration, emphasis in accounting, from the University of Southern California and a Masters of Business Administration from Portland State University. Prior to becoming an accountant Mike worked in the drug and grocery retail industries in Washington and California. Mike is the past president of the Oregon City Lions Club and the Gladstone Oak Grove Rotary Club. Mike is a volunteer speaker for the Oregon State Society of CPAs regarding careers in accounting.

Mike enjoys traveling to foreign countries and working out at the gym and has never lived more than 100 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

Gene Seok, CPA

Gene is fluent in Korean and holds a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from California State University. Gene has over 15 years of accounting and tax experience as a CPA with small to medium sized businesses in various industries.

Darleen Walker, CPA

Darleen joined the firm in 1998. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business from Portland State University. She splits her professional time between tax preparation, auditing, quality review and controllership services.

Josh Hewson, CPA

Josh joined Sherman, Young & Associates, P.C. in 2006 after an eight year career in retail sales with a Fortune 500 company. Josh graduated magna cum laude from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration, accounting major. He is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and has completed Intuit's advanced Quickbooks certification.

Paula Barnes

Paula joined the firm in 1990. She studied accounting at Ventura Community College. She has experience in preparing many different types of tax returns including individual, corporate, partnership, trust and exempt organizations. She also prepares client payrolls, including check calculations, payroll report preparation and quarterly and yearly government filings.

Crickett Toole

Cricket joined Sherman, Young & Associates, P.C. in 2008 as a quality control processor for tax season. She is now with us year-round, providing assistance to the administration and tax processing functions.


Full service CPA firm offering a wide array of services from tax planning to consulting and everything in between.


Located in the Hill Top area of Oregon City.


Contact us today to set up an appointment.

Sherman, Young & Associates, P.C. | Certified Public Accountants | 1165 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, OR 97045

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