We have been serving the Portland and Gresham areas for over 40 years. We have built personal relationships with our clients to support their plans and goals, through economic recessions and recoveries, personal life changes, business ventures, and more. Our clients can count on us for our expertise and resources.
Jim Baker, CPA, started the firm in 1972, and in 1975 a partnership was formed with Randy Colson, CPA. Charles Dhulst, CPA, joined the firm in 1981. Mark Horstmann, CPA, and Keven Steege, CPA have since joined the firm. Baker & Colson, P.C. is comprised of 16 staff members including Certified Public Accountants, Licensed Tax Consultants and Preparers, and Enrolled Agents.
Baker & Colson is a member of The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oregon Soceity of Certified Public Accountants.
We are also member of our local Gresham Chamber of Commerce, and Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce.
Jim Baker, CPA
Jim Baker is one of the founders of Baker & Colson. His areas of practice focus on business taxation and high-income individual taxation and planning. He has vast experience in business acquisitions, reorganizations and sales of business entities.
An Oregon native, Jim has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1971. Prior to opening a CPA firm in Gresham, he practiced with a national CPA firm in Portland. Jim obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Linfield College in 1964. After graduation, he worked in the insurance and utility industries before becoming a CPA.
He is a member of the Oregon Society of CPA’s and serves on the Board of Directors of several Oregon organizations.
Away from work, he enjoys traveling, spending time with his family, his beach home, and his chocolate labradoodle, Charlie.
2414 NE Division St
Gresham, OR, 97030
Phone: (503) 666-5569
Fax: (503) 667-5751