We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.


We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.


Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Staff Profiles

Ronald A. Chatterton, CPA

Ron Chatterton graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 1976.  He has served as a Church Treasurer for over 35 years.  In 2011 and 2013 he was selected as a recipient of the 2011 and 2013 Five Star Wealth Manager Award for overall client satisfaction as featured in the May 2011 edition of Portland Magazine.  In 2012 he completed the Dave Ramsey Counselor training program held in Portland, Oregon.

Other volunteer activities include coaching over 30 youth baseball and basketball programs including the 1991 Federal Junior State champions.

Ron still enjoys playing softball on two local teams and still likes to take his first car, 65 Mustang, out for a drive.

Ron and his wife Patrice also a PLU graduate were married in 1976.  They have two sons, two granddaughters and one grandson.  They also enjoy vacationing in Sunriver and the beach.

Susie Arnold

Susie has been with the firm for over 30 years, since the time she moved to Oregon with her husband from Tennessee.  She is in charge of payroll preparation for clients as well as secretarial duties for the firm.  Susie is the friendly voice you most often hear when calling our office.

When not in the office, Susie enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren and traveling with her husband

Heather Nail

With a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting from Portland State University and twelve years experience in both the private and public sectors, Heather brings a well-rounded understanding of the accounting industry. She has worked for Ronald A. Chatterton, CPA in for the past twelve years doing bookkeeping, tax preparation, and financial statement preparation. Heather is also proficient in Quick Books so if you have any questions she is here to answer any clients may have.

In her free time, Heather enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.