I Am AIA:
Otmane Riad is a Tax Manager at Berntson Porter & Company, PLLC. Otmane’s experience encompasses a broad range of business and individual tax return preparation, review and planning. Mr. Riad's industries of expertise include Professional Services, Construction, Real Estate Development and Management, Distribution and Manufacturing and high net worth individuals. Otmane serves on the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Board through the city of Lynnwood WA. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family.
Why did you join AIA Seattle?
Berntson Porter enjoys a thriving Professional Services practice with many A & E clients. Our top priority is to care for our clients by providing exceptional service and keeping ourselves aware of contemporary issues and opportunities for them. The AIA keeps us in-the-know regarding news, updates and changes within the architectural and design build environment.
What is the value of AIA to you?
Partnership with the AIA provides Berntson Porter learning opportunities and networking that sharpen our skills and perspective – increasing the value we bring to our clients.
How do you explain what you do for a living?
Being a tax accountant is not only a job, it’s a passion. You can’t thrive doing something unless you are passionate about it.