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Meet the CMBA Board
Mark Sleasman, CPA
Certified Public Accountant, Alten Sakai & Company, LLP—Joined the CMBA in 1995 as a representative of the Cedar Mill Elementary School Local School Committee to include youth participation in the Cedar Mill Days.
Childhood ambition: Ski Bum - goal achieved in 1975, retired in 1977
Education: Portland State University - Accounting; University of Oregon – BA
Family: Spouse Lisa, sons David (US Air Force Academy), Jacob (Sunset High School), Aaron (Cedar Park Middle School)
On my bookshelf: “Trask” by Don Berry
Proudest professional moment: Achieving partner status, bringing more risk and reward to my work.
Hobbies & Pet Projects: Skiing & Hiking
Keys to my success: Always act with integrity and honesty, even when that requires tough decisions and difficult actions. Never lose this mindset - never.
One interesting fact about me: Royal Rosarian
Role model: My father - the kindest and most caring man I ever knew.
Current business challenge: Teaching the art of Public Accounting to new employees
Wildest dream: Non-stop tour of Oregon (and maybe a little of Washington)
Advice for entrepreneurs: Start young
What I love about Cedar Mill: The forest with Cedar Mill Creek in our back yard.
Thanks for being a CMBA board member. You are an inspiration!
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