Hope Rogers

What year did you join Kernutt Stokes?

Where did you go to college?
Oregon State University

Do you have any pets?
Yes, I have two dogs – a female chocolate lab named Timber and a male black lab named Cash. I also have a cat named Mercy.

What’s your favorite food?
I LOVE Pizza!

Do you have a favorite book or author?
My all-time favorite book is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.

Do you have a favorite music genre or artist?
I enjoy all kinds of music.

What’s a fun fact about you?
I am learning to archery hunt. My husband bought me my first compound bow four years ago and I have been getting better every year. It is something we have really enjoyed doing together.

What do you enjoy most about living and working in Eugene?
I was born and raised in the Willamette Valley and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. I enjoy the proximity to all of my favorite outdoor activities like hiking and camping, and the ocean is just an hour away. There is also great shopping, restaurants, and breweries in the Eugene area. Most importantly, I am happy to live close to family.

Why did you choose to work at Kernutt Stokes?
I chose to work at Kernutt Stokes because of the people I met during the recruiting process. Everyone was genuine and honest, which was very refreshing, and we shared similar interests and values. I also liked the location and the small firm atmosphere with the big firm opportunities for learning and growth.

What inspired you to become an accountant?
Wendy Kreslin-Adams taught my first accounting class. She was a great teacher and really sparked my interest in accounting and business.