Kernutt Stokes Names New Partners

Brent Laird & Jennifer Cranford

Kernutt Stokes is pleased to announced that Brent P. Laird, CPA, and Jennifer L. Cranford, CPA, have been named partners in the firm.

Brent specializes in forest products, opportunity zones, and partnership taxation. He is a subject matter expert in the industry in regards to Opportunity Zones, the Qualified Business Income Deduction, and Business Interest Limitation. Brent joined the firm in 2011 and is based in the Eugene office.

Jennifer specializes in real estate, hospitality, and privately held business accounting, and provides in-depth tax and accounting services to Central Oregon businesses. Jennifer joined the firm in 2013 and relocated to the the Bend office in 2019. Prior to Kernutt Stokes, she worked for eight years as the chief financial officer at Ridgeline Management Company.