Senior Vice President | Controller
121 SW Morrison Street, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97204
Diane Forslund joined Norris, Beggs & Simpson Companies as Controller in 2006 and became a partner in 2016. At NBS Companies, Forslund’s responsibilities comprise all aspects of financial management and operating integrity in the Company and its operating divisions, including corporate accounting, tax, financial reporting, budget forecasting, cash management and bank administration. Diane develops and monitors internal control policies and procedures. In her dual role as Controller and partner, Diane engages with executive management in organizational risk management, compliance and strategic planning.
Prior to joining the company, Diane spent six years with Symonds, Evans & Company, P.C., a local CPA firm, as Audit Manager and Controller. She was responsible for all accounting functions and performing financial statement audits in the banking and healthcare industries. She spent three years as Accounting Manager with BIT, Incorporated, a semiconductor manufacturer in Hillsboro, Oregon. She began her public accounting career at KPMG in San Jose, California, specializing in banking and high tech.
- B.A., accounting and finance with honors – University of Oregon
- Diane is an Oregon Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Oregon Society of CPAs.