Lori was raised in San Diego, where she grew up working at her parent's Chevron Station. In 2000, she left the big city and moved to Redding to be close to her retired parents. In 2004, she started her own agritainment business that is still to this day a growing success here in Redding. From 2010 to 2014, Lori worked as a Business Manager, operating a working cattle ranch, winery, event center, and restaurant. Lori joined the EKC family in 2014 and enjoys working with clients on all their tax, payroll, and accounting needs.Hobbies and Interests: Trap, sporting clays and skeet shooting, taking her Jeep out on the trail, hiking, running, biking, going to the gym, and spending time with her son Cody, her partner Ray, and her dog Ted.
Diane is a native to Shasta County, and previously worked as a staff accountant in Redding and Washington State for several years. She joined the firm in 1989 as a receptionist. Diane’s background in the accounting field has enabled her to answer incoming calls, direct those calls or refer those callers to other agencies in a professional manner. Diane’s prior knowledge of tax preparation and accounting, including the inner workings of the profession, make her a valuable asset in the front office.
Hobbies and Interests: Gardening, Reading, Spending time with friends
Lillian joined Evanhoe, Kellogg, & Company in 2006. She graduated from UC Davis with a BS degree. Lillian received her teaching credentials from Chapman University. Lillian’s professional experience includes a long-term position with a national food chain. In addition to serving our clients in payroll processing, she is recognized at the firm for her tremendous efficiency in assisting our CPA’s with client bookkeeping.
Hobbies and Interests: Lillian enjoys time at the lake, camping, and riding ATV’s with her husband Joe and their two sons.
Joshua grew up in Tomball, Texas, on the outskirts of Houston. He moved to California in 2007 and graduated from Shasta College with an AS in Business Administration. He graduated from Chico State in 2015 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration Accounting, with Magna Cume Laude designation. He is currently CTEC certified with multiple years of tax and accounting experience. Josh has obtained his CPA license this year. His main area of work at Evanhoe Kellogg & Company is tax preparation, but he also helps with payrolls and financial statement preparations.
Hobbies and Interests: Hunting, fishing, backpacking, hiking, camping, spending time with family
Heather Castanon recently returned home to Shasta County after her husband retired from the Army. She was a secondary Mathematics teacher for more than ten years, and is now moving on into an accounting career. She holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN, and a Certificate in Accountancy from Lipscomb University in Nashville.
Hobbies and Interests: Spending time with family, road trips, camping, movies, all things musical theater, and reading