Charlissa Searle

CPA – Partner

After graduating with a degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems from California State University-Chico, Charlissa returned to her native state of Oregon. She joined Irvine & Company in 2000 and became a partner in 2009.

Charlissa enjoys working alongside clients in many different capacities ranging from closing the books to solving complex tax problems to assurance work. With her extensive experience coaching and teaching clients, Charlissa has truly become a trusted business advisor. In addition, Charlissa keeps the firm on the cutting edge with technology as the head of the IT department.

When not at work, you might find Charlissa cheering on the sidelines at her kids’ school and sporting events, frequenting brewpubs with her family, or rooting on the Portland Timbers at their downtown stadium. She is also very involved in her local church and enjoys traveling domestically and internationally to new destinations. Charlissa and her family recently welcomed their newest addition – Maggie, a St. Bernard, Golden Retriever, and Lab mix, who keeps them busy and graces the office with her presence on occasion. Charlissa also has an unparalleled love for ice-cold Cherry Pepsi.