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Hired: 2008


  • Linfield College, B.A., Accounting, 2008

Practice Emphasis:

  • Homebuilder, construction, and automotive industry focus
  • Income taxation for individuals, partnerships, and corporations
  • Business planning and consulting for closely held businesses
  • Retirement and succession planning
  • Opportunity Zones

Connect with Joe


Joe joined the Delap team after graduating from Linfield College in 2008. Joe primarily provides accounting and tax services to private middle market clients in a variety of industries including home builders, construction, manufacturing, automotive, assisted living, healthcare, and retail.

As a partner at Delap, Joe serves his clients in a number of different ways. He has built a network of professionals in a number of industries and provides creative solutions to his clients business and personal needs. After gaining an understanding of each client’s finances, goals, and specific tax and accounting issues, Joe works to develop process improvements, tax strategies, and implement a plan to help reach desired goals. Joe is an excellent communicator and works efficiently to serve not only the immediate needs but also the long-term needs of each one of his clients.

Joe and his wife Courtney married in 2011, and are currently raising their daughter Emrie and son, Easton. Courtney is a middle school teacher and the assistant softball coach at McMinnville High School. Outside of work, Joe enjoys the outdoors in a number of ways. In the summertime, Joe can be found running, golfing, and camping. The fall provides Joe with the opportunity to attend Linfield Football games and take hunting trips with his family, two activities he looks forward to each year.

Career Highlights:

  • Having the opportunity to serve many of Delap’s construction and homebuilding clients. This is a passion of mine because growing up, I spent the summers working in construction for my mom and dad who were homebuilders
  • Building relationships with business owners in a wide variety of industries, becoming their trusted advisor, and providing the highest level of service they will find anywhere
  • Starting my career working side by side with Jim White (Delap’s managing partner for over 20 years). Jim was able to help me apply the things I learned from my parents while working construction (hard work, customer service, etc.) into the CPA profession and start my career
  • Passing the CPA exam


  • Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Portland Home Builder Association, Member
  • Linfield College
  • McMinnville High School Softball
  • BuildRight Conference, Speaker, 2019

Why Delap?

The people and the culture. I am surrounded by very talented people that are passionate about learning and serving our clients. Each day brings new challenges and the job is never the same. Delap’s culture has allowed me the flexibility to work hard, serve our clients very well, while still being able to spend a healthy amount of time with my family.

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