Now in its 31st year, Berntson Porter, or BP, is a certified public accounting and planning firm based in downtown Bellevue. In addition to providing tax, accounting, and a wide range of consulting services, BP helps clients manage their wealth and insurance needs through its affiliated firms. With an extensive network of partners, BP serves clients across the globe. The sleek office incorporates modern design with functionality. With JPC Architects behind it, the office feels more like a tech company than an accounting firm.
- BP was started by Bob Berntson and Greg Porter in 1985, when they were both in their early 20s. Thirty-two years later, it’s the 11th-largest accounting firm in the region.
- BP has been one of Accounting Today’s Best Firms to Work For the past five years.
- BP is growing and has a new president. In January, principal Mary Actor was promoted to president of Berntson Porter, with Bob Berntson promoted to CEO.
architect: JPC Architects
builder: Foushée & Associates
square footage: 21,527
office built: 2015
This article originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of “425 Business.”