NOT YOUR AVERAGE FIRM.
NOT YOUR AVERAGE RESULTS.

Lake Oswego is where we call home. From an isolated outpost to one of Oregon’s premier cities, this place has evolved over the years – but it’s always felt familiar. And that’s how we approach our relationship with each client. Any stage of life. Any challenge along the way. We adapt to your needs and goals, while turning energy, advice, and personal service into results, so you can focus on growing your business.

Elizabeth Hutchison

DIRECTOR

Elizabeth is the senior leader and director of the Iron Creek Tax & Consulting team, bringing over 15 years of tax compliance, research and advisory experience to her clients. Prior to Iron Creek, Elizabeth was a Senior Tax Manager at Aldrich CPAs + Advisors where she was a key member of their tax advisory practice for individuals and closely held businesses. Elizabeth started her career with KPMG and has also spent time in other local boutique firms. Regardless of the size of the firm or client, Elizabeth’s main priority has always been on making an impact on those she advises and leads. Outside of the office, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family, who love to cook together.

Donna Klostermann

Principal Consultant

Donna has been a staple of the Lake Oswego community for over 30 years. Her reputation and quality of service, particularly with dental practices has made Donna a sought after consultant in the community. She enjoys working with clients and communicating with them about their tax and financial information. Donna loves being out in Oregon’s famous outdoors, so after she graduated from college Donna and her husband, Bill, moved to Oregon to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle. She enjoys skiing in the winter and paddle boarding and boating in the summer on Lake Oswego with her family.

Cynthia Lawson, EA, LTC

Senior Tax Advisor

Cynthia has been preparing tax returns for individuals, corporations and partnerships for over 20 years. She is a proud Enrolled Agent and Licensed Tax Consultant. She owned and operated her own tax preparation business for several years, before deciding to join the Iron Creek team. Cynthia's love of bookkeeping and working with numbers began in high school when she kept the books for her uncle’s gas station. Cynthia is a lifelong Northwest resident and enjoys trips to the coast and spending time with her family and friends.

Trent Miller

Tax manager

Trent has been working in public accounting since 2013, specializing mainly with local dentists in Oregon. He has experience providing dentists with practice consulting services providing various forms of practice analysis. He enjoys working with small business owners to help them grow their business and plan for their future. Trent graduated from Oregon State University (Go Beavs!) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, golfing, and exploring everything that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Brandon Johnson

Tax Manager

Brandon has been working in public accounting since 2014, focusing primarily on individuals, closely held businesses, and corporations. He joins Iron Creek Tax & Consulting after several years at Moss Adams where he worked on a variety of clients ranging from small, local businesses to large, multi-state organizations. Brandon is a University of Oregon alum and an avid Duck fan. He enjoys cooking, playing board games with family and friends, and relaxing with his wife and two goldendoodles.

Catherine Watts

Office manager

Catherine joined the Iron Creek team in December 2020. A native Portlander, she previously worked in the health care and hospitality industries and brings her organizational skills to the firm to ensure smooth operations in a busy work environment. Catherine went to Washington State University (Go Cougs!), supports the Portland Timbers and Trail Blazers, and enjoys spending time with her daughter doing all the Pacific Northwest things.