Nick Vitale

What is your current job title?
I am a senior associate.

What college did you go to?
I attended Michigan State University for my undergraduate degree and University of Oregon for my master’s degree.

How long have you worked at Kernutt Stokes?
I have worked at Kernutt Stokes for four years.

What are the greatest benefits of working for Kernutt Stokes?
I appreciate the comp time that we get, and I really enjoy the people that you get to work with.

Why did you choose Kernutt Stokes over other firms you may have had in mind?
I chose Kernutt Stokes because of the company culture. The people at Kernutt Stokes were the best people I interviewed with.

What is your favorite activity to do in Eugene?
I have many activities that I enjoy doing including hiking, playing soccer or hockey, and going to the many breweries.

What inspired you to become an accountant?
After I took my first accounting class in college, I thought it would be something I might be good at. Turns out, I was correct.

Do you have any pets?
I have two 9.5 pound dogs – Gunner and Lou.

What is your favorite food?
Definitely a good burger or a good steak.

What do you enjoy most about living/working in Eugene?
I enjoy the people, the summers, and the short commutes anywhere I have to go.

Tell me one thing about you that makes you unique – a fun fact about yourself.
I have traveled to nine countries and I will travel to two more this summer!

What is your favorite book?
The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown.

If you could only have one album on your phone what would it be?
Jack Johnson, In Between Dreams