LAKE OSWEGO, ORE., AUG 18, 2022— Aldrich CPAs + Advisors is pleased to welcome Patricia Murphy Hirata as a Director of Tax. Pat brings more than 25 years of public accounting experience to Aldrich, including leading several wealth and estate planning groups as a Partner and serving as the Chief Financial Officer at a nationally recognized real estate company.
“We are thrilled to gain Pat’s expertise in supporting clients through various business and life phases, as well as working with diverse industries, including high-tech, real estate, and healthcare,” said Sara Northcutt, Partner, Aldrich CPAs + Advisors. “She will add tremendous value to both our clients and the Aldrich culture as a whole.”
Hirata received her bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, her master’s in Taxation from the University of Southern California, and her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Western State University. In addition, she is a graduate of the Business Advisor program at the University of Chicago. Hirata is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the State Bar of California.
“Aldrich is a growing, dynamic company with thoughtful leaders at the helm. This dedication contributes to the engaged workforce and strong culture I’ve been welcomed by,” said Pat Murphy Hirata, Tax Director, Aldrich CPAs + Advisors. “There is no shortage of exciting projects that will allow me to use my strengths to the fullest.”
Hirata has had the honor of serving as a board member for both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. She also enjoys sharing her experience as a guest speaker for various conferences, presenting on income, estate, and succession planning services. Outside of work, Hirata enjoys hiking, running, and traveling, especially to the Southern California desert where she resides part-time.
The Aldrich Group of Companies includes a Top 100 Accounting Firm nationally providing tax, advisory, and consulting services to businesses and individuals. Working closely with businesses, business owners, and individuals, The Aldrich Group of Companies manages financial, wealth, tax, technology, benefits, and business transition strategies. We serve clients with deep industry expertise in construction, manufacturing, healthcare, nonprofit, telecommunications, utilities, professional services, food processing, agribusiness, real estate, and a variety of privately held companies and individual clients. The Aldrich Group includes the following professional services firms: Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP, Aldrich Wealth LP, Aldrich Retirement Solutions LP, Aldrich Benefits LP, Aldrich Technology LLC, and Aldrich Capital LP.