Carol Nelson


A 3rd generation Oregonian, Carol earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Master of Science in Financial Analysis from Portland State University. After graduation, she began her career in public accounting in 2002. She spent a decade working at regional public accounting firms before making the move to join the Irvine & Company team in 2011.

Carol brings with her a vast range of tax expertise. She oversees the estate and trust tax department at the firm. She loves to assist clients with estate planning and complex tax situations for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. Additionally, she provides guidance and advice to winery, agriculture, and service industry clients.

In her downtime, Carol loves to spend time with her family and friends, hiking in Forest Park, and writing. She and her husband are passionate about exploring plant-based restaurants in Portland.