Chad D. Steinhauer, CPA


(541) 687-1170
University of Oregon Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Bachelor of Science, Economics
"Champions don't complain much, they're too busy getting better."
- John Wooden

A native Oregonian, Chad grew up in Triangle Lake and graduated from the University of Oregon. Chad joined Kernutt Stokes as he was excited to work with local businesses and play his part in helping the community succeed.

Chad works with clients in a broad array of industries, primarily in manufacturing, real estate, forest products, and construction. He enjoys strategizing and helping clients accomplish whatever goals they seek to achieve. Chad also leads the firm’s manufacturing niche and represents Kernutt Stokes nationally as part of the BDO Alliance Manufacturing Roundtable.

Chad currently lives in Eugene with his wife, and enjoys all sports, golfing, hiking, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

Professional Designations and Licenses

Certified Public Accountant, Oregon


Community Service

  • Emerald KIDSPORTS, board of directors, vice president
  • Forests Today and Forever, board of directors, treasurer

Awards and Recognition

Eugene Chamber of Commerce 20 Under 40 Rising Business Stars

2023 Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals and Businesses

by John Mlynczyk | Chad Steinhauer |
As 2023 year-end approaches, consider the following tax planning ideas and action items for individuals and businesses before ringing in the new year.

Four Key Performance Indicators to Measure Your Company’s Performance

by Chad Steinhauer |
As we get closer to the end of the year, it's time to evaluate your business' success. Here are four key performance indicators (KPIs) to help evaluate your business' performance and start planning for the future.