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Volume 5, Issue 5


May 2007

Meet the CMBA Board

Mark Sleasman, CPA

Board Treasurer

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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