Hanson & Company


The staff of Hanson & Co has been providing personalized, professional accounting services to clients for many years.  We are deeply committed to assisting our clients achieve their goals.  We enjoy working with our clients and strive to gain a thorough understanding of their businesses so that we can better advise them.  Therefore, ongoing communication is extremely important to us.  We prefer to stay in touch with our clients throughout the year and we encourage all clients to contact us with any questions or concerns at any time.



thumbMichael M. Hanson, CPA, Owner
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Mike Hanson grew up in Eugene, Oregon.  He graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1998.   Mike began his accounting career with a large local Portland accounting firm.  In 2000, Mike relocated to Bend, Oregon where he began working for a local CPA firm.  In 2002, Mike established his own accounting practice and began developing the long-term relationships he has with many of his clients today.

Mike enjoys working with and helping his clients, large or small, develop and achieve their goals with their businesses.  Mike has worked with a wide variety of clients and his experience includes manufacturing, real estate, restaurant and hospitality, construction, and professional services. 

Mike enjoys golfing, fishing, hiking, motorcycle touring, and spending time with his family and friends.

Abigail deCsesznak,  CPA

Abbee was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. While Abbee was working on her marketing degree, she took her first accounting class and loved it! From that point on, she decided to pursue a career in accounting. She graduated from the beautiful Western Washington University with a BA in both accounting and marketing. Abbee then moved to San Francisco and started her career working for a large accounting firm before moving to Sunriver in 2016.  

Abbee enjoys spending time with her fiancé, and enjoys all the hiking, biking, backpacking, and camping that central Oregon has to offer.

Steve Whitney, Staff Accountant

Steve has worked for Mike Hanson every tax season since 2004. An Oregon Licensed Tax Preparer, he has a BA in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from Golden Gate University. He focuses on Individual and Trust tax returns. Steve is a retired Navy Captain and a retired Human Resources Manager for Pacific Gas and Electric Company. 

Steve and his wife, Beth, are avid golfers, kayakers, hikers, and recently have taken up curling and pickle ball.

thumbCheryl Miller, Bookkeeper

Cheryl joined Hanson & Co in 2011.  She has worked in public accounting since 2003.

Her favorite things to do include whitewater rafting and hiking with her family and her dog Sam.

thumbChristine King,  Administrative Assistant

Christine spent the majority of her life in Eastern Pennsylvania where she happily offered Administrative Assistant support in a commercial lending office.  She also owned and operated a small sewing business centered on making women’s accessories out of upcycled textiles.  She moved to Bend in August 2013 where she was immediately drawn to the abundant sunshine and active outdoor lifestyle that Central Oregon has to offer.

Christine loves hiking, camping, biking, kayaking, sightseeing drives, and being outside with her 2 boys Paul and Asa.