Radix Accounting

A strong accounting core is the root of a successful business foundation. Radix exists to allow our clients to build the best business possible and we provide expertise in two industries: craft beverage and creative services. We offer integrated accounting service - one point of contact for bookkeeping, payroll, contract CFO service, and tax preparation and planning. 

Proud to be recognized as a 2017 Best of Accounting firm! The best client service accounting firms achieved an average Net Promoter Score of 75%, nearly 4x the industry average for accounting firms. Winners secured a 2017 Best of Accounting Award by obtaining at least a 50% Net Promoter Score indicating exceptionally high levels of client service within the accounting industry.

Maria Pearman, CPA

Maria founded Radix Accounting in 2012 after spending five years at a large local CPA firm. Radix was created to provide accounting expertise and a deep operational knowledge to two specific industries that she enjoys - craft beer and creative services. Maria was the Portland Lead Instructor for Becker CPA review courses for five years, and taught Finance and Accounting for the Craft Brewer in Portland State University's Business of Craft Brewing program. She  also has held committee chair positions with the Oregon Society of CPAs and was selected by the American Society of CPAs to participate in their Leadership Academy as one of thirty-four young industry leaders in 2015. Outside of work Maria loves to travel and explore the far-flung corners of the globe.



Nolan Batalha

Originally from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Nolan moved to the United States to pursue his passion for data analytics. He has a diverse background in sales, financial services, client consultations, and plans to one day open a beachside bar and grill. Nolan graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Oregon and enjoys golfing, soccer, and time on the beach.


Kelly Gappmayer

Kelly has a well rounded accounting background in various industries including managing the books for clients nationwide, processing payroll and acquistions .  Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, she now calls the Northwest home and is happy to be near her large, beautiful family.  In her free time she enjoys hiking, photography, music and spending time with her family.

"Helped us understand QuickBooks and use it more efficiently." - Rick Rickard, Rolling River Spirits

Marc Rice

Marc comes to Radix Accounting with a history of supplying accounting services to tech start-up companies.  Previously, he had a 20+ year career managing and owning restaurants.  He has a BS in Public Accounting from Colorado Mesa University.  In his free-time, he is likely at OMSI, the Oregon Zoo, or hiking with his daughter.  Marc supervises accounting for bookkeeping clients and serves as our in-house subject matter expert on restaurant finances.


Alize Marsh

Alize is currently pursuing a BBA in accounting with French and Econ minors at The University of Portland. Originally from Spokane, Washington Alize enjoys traveling and photography.


Diana Chizh

Diana graduated with her BBA from WSU Vancouver, double-majoring in Accounting and Finance and minoring in Spanish. In her free time, Diana enjoys listening to music, traveling, relaxing on the beach, and spending time with her family and friends. She embraces her passion for music by singing in two different choirs: the Portland Christian United Choir and the Song of Soul Youth Choir.

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Kellie White

Kellie is a Portland native that has never strayed farther than the TriMet service area.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 2005.  Kellie worked in corporate finance for 7 years.  In 2015 she received her Masters of the Science of Financial Analysis from Portland State University.  She completed certification to be a CPA in 2017 and she currently serves on the Oregon CPA society’s Not for Profit committee.  She lives with her husband and three dogs in Milwaukie.  Her husband is teaching her to homebrew, so far she can clean and sterilize just about anything.  She is in the process of turning her yard into a food forest, including 18 different kinds of blueberries. 

Mo Wark

Morien was born and raised in Austin, Texas where he attended The University of Texas and received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with a minor in tailgating at Longhorn football games, and bleeding burnt orange.  He has worked in the food and beverage industry for 20 years.  Most recently, Morien worked as a multi-unit Director of Operations overseeing all aspects of operations of three brewpubs from build out, staff hiring and training, to menu development and accounting processes.  His wife is a native Portlandian and they relocated to her hometown in 2014.  He fell in love with the city immediately.  He is now eagerly pursuing a change of career to accounting.  In his free time, he loves traveling, camping, and spending time with his wonderful family and two adorable cats.