Kyle Pearson, CPA


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Kyle has worked in Public Accounting and Industry during his 10 year career.  From audit and attest services with a large regional public accounting firm to internal financial reporting and loan servicing of a private money portfolio real estate lender to tax and business advisory services with a local accounting firm, his collective experiences have helped him develop a unique blend of accounting and advisory skills crossing an array of industries, specifically focused in Construction & Real Estate industries as well as Design and other Creative disciplines. See More

With a knack for technological fluency and strong technical accounting foundation, Kyle started Pearson Advisory with the conviction that a client’s relationship with their CPA should extend well beyond the parameters of tax season and set out to establish a practice that is accessible to the client for 12 months out of the year, not just 3.

Through the careful implementation of technological advancements in today’s modern business world, Kyle’s goal as a practitioner is to provide tax and accounting solutions for individuals and small businesses in a simple and effective way while being a trusted resource to help them navigate their daily financial goals and challenges.

Kyle attended George Fox University and currently lives in Tigard with his beautiful wife Katey and their two children Lyla & Jude and trusted boxer dog Titus.  He enjoys sports, biking, traveling, and volunteering with his church.


Lorilyn Crum

Senior  Accountant

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This is Lorilyn’s fourth year in public accounting. Prior to joining Pearson Advisory, she graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Political Science, then returned to school several years later to earn her Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate from Linfield College. Since her graduation from UofM, she has worked in various professional industries performing both internal accounting and client relation roles. See More

At Pearson Advisory, she provides consulting, bookkeeping and tax support for small businesses and individuals.  Her favorite part about working at Pearson Advisory is the opportunity to form close relationships and provide quality services for her clients.

Lorilyn lives with her husband and two sons in Portland.



Brina Scheller

Senior Accountant

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Brina attended Oregon State University where she graduated with degrees in business information systems and business administration. Brina spent 6 months in Murcia, Spain attending the Universidad de Murcia where she earned an option in international business. Additionally, Brina has a Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate from Linfield College and will be pursuing her CPA license in the near future.See More

At Pearson Advisory, Brina provides bookkeeping and  tax preparation services for our clients.  As an information systems major she is also excited to be working with our website and streamlining our client communication system while always exploring new opportunities to add value to our existing service offerings through implementation of useful accounting technological advancements.

In her free time, Brina likes to spend time outdoors, traveling or riding ATVs with her family.



Heather Birchill, CPP

Payroll Manager


Heather is a Certified Payroll Provider whom brings 20+ years of payroll and benefits administration expertise to the team. Prior to joining Pearson Advisory Heather’s career has taken her into many different industries. From book sellers to high tech and publicly traded to non- profit, she has had the opportunity to gain experience across a very wide variety of businesses. She has processed payroll for as many as 7,200 employees in 34 states and 5 countries.See More

Heather is excited to be back in the world of small business putting her love of all things payroll to use helping business owners stay in compliance and thrive. Heather lives in Tigard with her husband, son, and four fur kids (two rescue hounds and two rescue cats). When not catching up on the latest legislative changes to effect payroll, she can be found at ice rinks around the country (and Canada) cheering for her son’s hockey team.



Michelle Ferguson

Staff Accountant


Michelle recently moved to Oregon in 2016 to be closer to family. She graduated from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, with dual degrees in Accounting and Finance. For the last four years, she has been working with non-profit civic engagement groups providing bookkeeping and administrative support. See More

Michelle began working with Pearson Advisory in May of 2016. She manages the office and provides clients support with tax preparation and bookkeeping needs.

In her free time, Michelle enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family.