Jonathan Powell , CPA , Manager


Jonathan joined Kernutt Stokes in 2010 and currently serves as a manager. He provides in-depth audit, accounting, and tax services to a diverse client base. In particular, Jonathan assists clients in the forests products, manufacturing, professional services, non-profit and real estate industries. Outside of his client responsibilities, he is heavily involved in the firm’s marketing efforts and currently serves as a member on the firm’s marketing, A&A steering, and recruiting committees.

Prior to joining the firm, Jonathan worked in sales for a local distribution company. With six years of valuable accounting experience, his work ethic and diligent service have propelled Jonathan from associate to senior to his current position as a manager within the firm. Jonathan’s prior experience working in a small business is of note in enabling him to think beyond the numbers to truly understand and relate to his clients.

Jonathan describes himself as personable, hardworking, and efficient. He credits his father, who is also an accountant, as his inspiration for choosing accounting as his profession.

Jonathan grew up in Eugene, Oregon and currently resides there with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two children, Micah and Josephine. When away from the office, he enjoys watching sports and staying active by participating in white water kayaking, fishing and hunting. In addition, Jonathan has interests in both photography and music.

Professional Designations and Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Oregon


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) – Vice Chair of Forests Products Project Committee
  • Forests Today & Forever – Board Member, Treasurer


  • Oregon State University – Bachelor of Science in Accounting (2006)