Founding Partners

Wicks Emmett LLP wouldn’t exist today without founding partners Thomas R. Wicks and David A. Emmett. They set the standards of integrity, quality and professionalism – as well as work-life balance and a commitment to community improvement – that remain at the center of the practice.

Thomas R Wicks portrait

Thomas R. Wicks

Founding Partner

After 55 years of serving the accounting needs of his clients, Thomas Wicks is passing his legacy to the capable hands of Wicks Emmett’s partners. As for retirement, he plans to continue doing what he loves — spending time with his grandchildren (and great-grandchildren!), indulging his passion for underwater and wildlife photography and traveling to the most beautiful places in the world.

Read the whole story on our News page – Thomas R. Wicks: Celebrating a 50-Year Career.

David A. Emmett portrait

David A. Emmett

Founding Partner

Retiring from Wicks Emmett LLP in 2014, Dave Emmett originally joined the firm in 1999 when he merged his CPA practice with the then-named Wicks Hatfield and Chappell. He still resides in the area and is enjoying his golden years in the Umpqua Valley.