Meet Our Staff

Partners

Megan Adams, CPA, Principal

Megan Adams, CPA, Principal

Megan Adams, CPA, Principal –
La Grande Office

megan@guyercpa.net
(541) 963-6009

Megan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Eastern Oregon University, as well as a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Montana. She enjoys small town living, and working with small business owners in rural Eastern Oregon. Megan’s hobbies include all thinks sports, outdoor recreation, and spending time with family.

Certifications & Affiliations:

  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • Oregon Society of CPAs (OSCPA)
  • Licensed Municipal Auditor

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Jake Collier, CPA, Principal

Jake Collier, CPA, Principal

Jake Collier, CPA, Principal –
Baker Office

jake@guyercpa.net
(541) 523-4471

Jake Collier a degree in accounting from Linfield College.

Specialties:

  • Tax return preparation

Community Involvement:

  • YMCA, Board Member
  • Lions Club

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Scott A. Martin, CPA, Principal

Scott A. Martin, CPA, Principal

Scott A. Martin, CPA, Principal –
Baker Office

scott@guyercpa.net
(541) 523-4471
(541) 963-6009

Scott has been with Guyer & Associates since 1984, and his specialty is taxes. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Eastern Oregon University with a specialization in Accounting. Scott is active in a number of community organizations in Baker and Union Counties.

Specialties:

  • Tax planning and tax preparation
  • Financial statements

Certifications & Affiliations:

  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), member
  • Oregon Society of CPAs (OSCPA)

Community Involvement:

  • Chamber of Commerce, Past President
  • Baker Jaycees, Past President
  • Red Cross Board
  • YMCA Board Member and Coach
  • Little League Board Member and Coach
  • Community Tournaments Board
  • AAU Coach
  • Miner’s Jubilee, Chairman

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Mike Rudi, Principal

Mike Rudi, CPA

Mike Rudi, Principal – Baker Office

mike@guyercpa.net
(541) 523-4471

Mike holds a Bachelor of Business Administration/Accounting (Magna Cum Laude) from Eastern Oregon University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Justice Studies from Lewis-Clark State College. In addition, he is a Certified Arabic-Iraqi Linguist (Defense Language Institute).

Mike’s impressive work experience includes prior roles as Senior Workers Compensation Underwriter and Auditor for the Montana State Fund and Idaho State Insurance fund, Licensed Realtor and leader of Team Rudi for Nelson Real Estate, and as Licensed Insurance Agent for Country Insurance. He was familiar with Guyer & Associates’ premier reputation in Eastern Oregon from personal and family experience. He glean education and experience from the diversity and complexity of clients served by Guyer & Associates.

Specialities:

  • QuickBooks consulting and training
  • Income tax preparation
  • Audits

Certifications & Affiliations:

  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • Oregon Society of CPAs (OSCPA)
  • Intuit Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor (Eastern Oregon)
  • Licensed Real Estate Principal Broker (Oregon)
  • GRI – Graduate, Realtor Institute

Community Involvement:

  • Past two-term President, Baker County Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Chairman, Baker County Transient Lodging Tax Committee

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Kent J. Bailey, CPA, Former Partner

Kent J. Bailey, CPA, Principal

Kent J. Bailey, CPA, Former Partner – Baker Office

kent@guyercpa.net
(541) 963-6009
(541) 523-4471

Kent graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business/Economics from Eastern Oregon State College in 1978, and in 1984 achieved his CPA. His experience in accounting has focused on audits for governmental entities, businesses, and non-profit organizations. He has worked with cities, counties, community organizations, and various school, library, and special districts all over the Pacific Northwest.

Specialties:

  • Tax planning and tax preparation
  • Municipal audits
  • Not-for-profit audits and consulting
  • Estates and Trusts

Certifications & Affiliations:

  • Oregon Board of Accountancy, past member
  • Complaints Committee, Oregon Board of Accountancy
  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), member
  • Oregon Society of CPAs (OSCPA)
  • Oregon Licensed Municipal Auditor
  • St. Alphonsus Baker City Hospital Board
  • National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Strategic Initiative Committee

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Kara Bond, CPA

Kara Bond, Staff Accountant

Kara Bond, CPA – Baker Office

kara@guyercpa.net
(541) 963-6009
(541) 523-4471

  • BS in Business and Accounting, Eastern Oregon University
  • MBA, Eastern Oregon University
  • CPA

Kara enjoys her work helping clients keep their hard earned money, while staying up-to-date with their tax commitments under complex regulations. She is chauffeur, chef, and maid for three children (four, if you include their Daddy). Kara spends family time recreating outdoors, archery hunting, and camping.

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Emily Becktold, Staff Accountant

Emily Becktold, Staff Accountant

Emily Becktold, Staff Accountant – Baker Office

emily@guyercpa.net
(541) 523-4471

Emily attended the College of Idaho, where she was a Resident Assistant and nationally competitive track athlete in the heptathlon and 400-meter hurdles. She graduated Summa Cum Lade in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration and Marketing. She worked in Boise for two years as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager for an investment advisor, before moving to Baker in 2013 and working as a Commercial Insurance Agent for two year. She left the insurance world in January of 2015 to join Guyer & Associates as a Staff Accountant, and began taking additional college accounting classes.

She is now studying for the CPA exams. While not working and studying, Emily enjoys running, reading books, cooking, traveling, and renovating houses with her husband.

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Randell (Randy) C. Guyer, Jr., CPA, Former Partner

Randell (Randy) C. Guyer, Jr., CPA, Principal

Randell (Randy) C. Guyer, Jr., CPA, Former Partner – Baker Office

randy@guyercpa.net
(541) 963-6009
(541) 523-4471

Randy graduated with honors from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Business Administration, and obtained his Oregon CPA in 1971. Additional Graduate level work at Portland State University and experience as Audit Manager with Coopers & Lybrand in Portland set the stage for Randy becoming a part owner of of GLBM in 1976. Between his time in college and taking part ownership of the firm, Randy served our country as Captain in the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (Combat, Active Duty 1968-1969), and in the Active Reserves (1970-1974).

Randy and Mary Jane are owners of the 760 acre Baldock Slough Wetland Reclamation project in Baker Valley. Randy enjoys camping, hiking, canoeing, hunting, fishing, cross-country skiing and wildlife photography.

Randy’s primary area of specialization is tax planning and preparation. Proper planning is key to minimizing the tax liability, whether it be income or estate taxes.

Specialties:

  • Tax planning and tax preparation

Certifications & Affiliations:

  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), member and past president
  • Oregon Society of CPAs (OSCPA)
  • Board of Directors of Community Bank
  • Baker County Chamber of Commerce, past president and member
  • OSCPA Legislative Action Committee
  • Accountants for Public Interest

Community Involvement:

  • YMCA Major Gifts Campaign to Build Baker Swimming Pool, Co-chairman
  • KidTalk, Oregon Scottish Rite Clinics, Board of Directors,
  • Oregon East-West Shrine Football Game, Treasurer
  • Lodge No. 34 A.F. & A.M.
  • Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, 33rd Degree (Treasurer)
  • Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever, Lifetime Member
  • Member and Local Sponsor of Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Member and Sponsor
  • American Legion

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Samantha (Sam) Overton, Staff Accountant

Samantha Overton, Staff Accountant

Samantha Overton, Staff Accountant – Baker Office

(541) 523-4471

Samantha grew up in Alaska on an Island called, Dutch Harbor. She moved to Baker in 2006 and graduated here in 2009. After that Samantha moved to the valley to study Business Management at Linn-Benton Community College. Since then she has moved to Bend Oregon and live’s there with Kyle and my puppy Lady. Samantha travels to Baker from Bend to work at Guyer and Associates. Then work weekends in Bend. Crazy, she knows but Kyle is overseas and she is staying busy!

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Linda Cyr, CPA, Staff Accountant

Linda Cyr, CPA, Staff Accountant

Linda Cyr, CPA, Staff Accountant – Baker Office

linda@guyercpa.net
(541) 523-4471, ext. 134

Linda graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business, and a Master of Professional Accountancy. She obtained her Oregon CPA in 2003, and has over 10 years’ experience in public accounting, including 9 years as an auditor with Deloitte & Touche in Portland, Oregon. Linda’s experience spans a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, real estate, health care, employee benefit plans, and non-profit organizations.

Linda and her husband moved to Baker City in 2009, reclaiming the benefits of the rural lifestyle.

Specialties:

  • Auditing
  • Financial statement preparation

 

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Margie Lang, Payroll Specialist

Margie Lang, Payroll Specialist

Margie Lang, Payroll Specialist – Baker Office

margie@guyercpa.net
(541) 963-6009
(541) 523-4471

Margie has given her business education from Eastern Oregon University a real workout. Her extensive business experience includes 15 years as controller at North Powder Lumber, 3 years as Human Resource (HR) Specialist for Marvin Wood Products, and 2 years as HR specialist at Matanuska Telephone Association in Alaska. She has been with Guyer & Associates preparing payroll for clients since April 2006, when she returned home from Alaska.

Specialties:

  • Payroll Department Head

Certifications & Affiliations:

  • American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
  • National Rifle Association (NRA)

Community Involvement:

  • Coaching support for the Baker High School Wrestling program

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David Lindley, CPA

David Lindley, CPA

David Lindley, CPA – Baker Office

dave@guyercpa.net
(541) 963-6009
(541) 523-4471

Dave recently passed the torch and as of July 2014 is no longer a firm principal after serving his clients in this position since 1978. He continues working part time to make sure his clients get the best service possible.

Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Oregon (1970), followed by service in the US Army from 1971-1972. He achieved a CPA in 1974 and has been a Licensed Municipal Auditor since 1978.

Dave’s work history includes teaching accounting and math at Eastern Oregon University and Blue Mountain Community College, as well as seven years with an international accounting firm in Portland, Oregon, last serving as audit manager.

In 1978, Dave returned home to Baker City to raise his family in a rural setting, and to work with and help smaller businesses and individuals.

Specialties:

  • Taxes planning and tax preparation
  • Financial statement preparation, audits and review
  • Estate planning
  • AICPA peer reviewer (of other firms’ accounting and auditing practices)

Certifications & Affiliations:

  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • Oregon Society of CPAs (OSCPA)
  • Licensed Municipal Auditor

Community Involvement:

  • St. Elizabeth Hospital (now part of St. Alphonsus), Past Board Member and Chairman
  • St. Frances de Sales Parish Council, Past Member and Chairman
  • Baker County Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member and Chairman
  • Baker City Rotary Club (Past President)
  • Elks Lodge
  • Knights of Columbus (Past Grand Knight)
  • Me & U Dance Club

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Sarah Mitchell, Administrative Assistant

Sarah Mitchell, Administrative Assistant

Sarah Mitchell, Administrative Assistant – Baker Office

sarahm@guyercpa.net
(541) 523-4471

Sarah has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southern Oregon University. She grew up in Bend, Oregon and moved to Baker city to be closer to family and enjoy rural living. Sarah is passionate about gardening, animals, the outdoors, and paddle boarding. Sarah joined the Guyer & Associates team to learn, develop and contribute to the community.

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Ann Spivey, Senior Staff Accountant

Ann Spivey, Senior Staff Accountant

Ann Spivey, Senior Staff Accountant – Baker Office

ann@guyercpa.net
(541) 963-6009
(541) 523-4471

Ann attended Central Washington State University and has been with Guyer & Associates since 1976. She is a native of Baker County, and she and her husband, Ron, like to camp, hunt, and enjoy most any outdoor activity.

Ann works in all areas of our practice, however, her specialties are partnership, S-corporations, and individual accounting and tax preparation.

Specialties:

  • Partnership accounting
  • S-Corporation accounting
  • Individual accounting and tax preparation

Community Involvement:

  • May Day (5 years, Past President)
  • YMCA Volunteer
  • Little League Volunteer

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