Certified Public Accountants & Business Advisors

Our Staff

Dan Nolten, CPA
Tax Manager

Dan has been with BJYE since 2005 and has over 15 years of experience in the Accounting field. He received his education in Accounting from Highline Community College and the University of Washington - Tacoma. He specializes in Individual, Estate & Trust, S & C Corporation, Partnership/LLC, Federal and State income tax issues and tax preparation. Dan is a part of the BJYE Community Action Committee and Biz to Biz Federal Way North and enjoys fly fishing and spending time with his family.

Joan Pruett, CPA
Audit Manager

Joan started with BJYE in 2017. She brings over 29 years of public accounting experience. She received her B.S. in Accounting at Central Washington University. Her focus is to provide value added business advice and quality audit, accounting and consulting services. Joan is currently a member of the WSCPA and AICPA.


Jared Postlethwaite, CPA, CGMA

Audit Manager

Jared has been with BJYE since 2010. Jared received his BA in Accounting from the University of Washington - Tacoma. Jared specializes in Audit and Assurance for Not for Profit and Manufacturing companies as well as 401K auditing. Jared is currently a member of the WSCPA and IMA and enjoys golfing, hunting, and fishing.


Andrew Lee, CFE
Senior Accountant

Andrew joined BJYE in 2016 and has six years of public accounting and auditing experience. He received his BA in Business from Covenant College and his MS in Accounting from the University of Virginia. Specializing in audit and attestation, he performs compilations, reviews and audits within a wide variety of industries. Outside of work Andrew enjoys sports, cars, and spending time with family, and serves as a board member of Covenant High School in Tacoma.


Rob Lindgren, CPA, CFE
Tax Supervisor

Rob has been with BJYE 2012. He received his degree in Accounting from Central Washington University. He specializes in Corporate, Partnership, and individual tax returns, and audit, reviews, and compilations. Rob is currently a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and enjoys fishing, camping, and hiking.


Ashley Fogelquist (Miles), CPA
Tax Supervisor

Ashley has been with BJYE since 2013 and has 5 years of experience in the Accounting field. She received her Bachelors in Accounting from Central Washington University. She specializes in Corporate, Partnership, Estate, and complex individual tax returns along with Not for profit and audit and attestation. Ashley is also a fluent Spanish speaker, enjoys taking road trips and spending time with her family.


Angela Taft

Senior Accountant

Angela Taft has been with BJYE since 2012 and is on her 6th year in the accounting field. Angela received her BA in Accounting from the University of Washington - Tacoma and specializes in Audit, Review, Compilation, and 990 return services. She currently does extensive assurance work and 990 returns for non-profit organizations. It's a passion of hers to stay up-to-date on the current requirements for non-profits and the related 990 return by attending multiple annual trainings. In her personal life, Angela enjoys taking care of her daughter, as well as, running, playing soccer, cooking, hiking, camping, and crafts.


Catalin Clarke, CPA
Staff Accountant

Catalin began his career with BJYE several years ago as an intern.  After spending time with a firm in Seattle, he chose to return to the South Sound region.

Catalin specializes in indivdual, trust and corporate tax returns. An active volunteer for the past several years, he currently sits on the board of My Sister's Pantry.  Catalin is a member of the WSCPA.


Eric Goar
Staff Accountant

Eric has been with BJYE since 2016.  He received his degree in Accounting from the University of Washington – Tacoma.  Eric specializes in tax and audit services.  He enjoys golf, gaming, and spending time with his wife and family.


Tori Jones
Staff Accountant

Tori started as an intern for BJYE in 2016. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Arts in Accounting from Seattle Pacific University. Tori specializes in tax and audit services. She enjoys cooking, exercising, traveling, and playing the piano.


Rachel Ostheller
Staff Accountant

Rachel Ostheller joined BJYE in 2016 after interning for two years while she finished college. She received her accounting degree from University of Washington-Tacoma. Rachel specializes in corporate, partnership and individual tax returns. Rachel enjoys playing games and spending time with her family and friends. 


Jerry Knutzen, CPA
Associate

Jerry has been with BJYE for 22 years since 1994 and has 48 years of experience in the Accounting field. He received his BBA in Accounting from the University of Washington. He specializes in audit and consulting services for a variety of clients for BJYE. Jerry is an honorary member of the AICPA, current  member of the WSCPA, current board member of Orion Industries, and the current treasurer for Marine View Presbyterian Church.


Joan Pfenninger
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Joan has been with BJYE since 2017. She assists with payroll processing and bookkeeping for many of our clients as part of our Small Business Services Department.

In her free time she enjoys reading and skiing.


Donna Snell
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Donna Snell has been with BJYE since 1998 and specializes in QuickBooks consulting, including QuickBooks setup, payroll, and data entry. Donna also specializes in payroll, excise and personal property taxes, and assists with payroll processing and bookkeeping for many of our clients as part of our Small Business Services Department.


Amanda Jeffryes
SBS Supervisor

Amanda has been with BJYE since 2005 and has over 18 years of experience in the Accounting field. She received her BBA from the University of New Mexico. Amanda oversees the Small Business Services team that specializes in bookkeeping and payroll services.


Kelli Anderson
SBS Staff

Kelli joined BJYE in 2017. As part of our Small Business Services Department, she provides payroll processing and bookkeeping services.

Kelli enjoys photography and bowling in her free time.


Julie Brauns
SBS Staff

Julie Brauns has been with BJYE since 1992 and has 30 years of experience in the Accounting field. Julie received her education from Humboldt State University and specializes in bookkeeping, payroll, license applications, and excise tax. Julie is a board member of the Puget Sound Dock Dogs and enjoys hiking and competing in Dock Dog events with her dog.


Melissa Henry
SBS Staff

Melissa has been with BJYE since 2016 and has over 9 years of experience in the accounting field.  As part of our Small Business Services Department, she provides payroll processing and bookkeeping services.

Melissa enjoys the outdoors, taking road trips and spending time with friends and family.


Sandra Lynch Holmes
Administrator

Sandi Holmes joined BJYE in 2016. Prior to joining BJYE, she held leadership positions in administration, compliance and resource development at area non-profits including Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County and the Museum of Glass. Sandi is a graduate of the University of Washington in business administration and received her JD from Seattle University School of Law.


Christina Watson
Administrative Staff

Christina Watson has been with BJYE for 5 years since 2011 and has been in the Accounting industry for 9 years. Christina is pursuing her BA from the University of Phoenix. Christina specializes in tax administrative support. Christina enjoys camping and spending time with her family.


Bobbi Weber
Administrative Staff

Bobbi started with BJYE in 2014. Before joining BJYE, she worked with Russell Investments in Research & Strategy and Sales & Fund development. She provides front office support for both our tax and audit department. She is associated with the Pacific Harbors Council Boy Scouts, a member of the PTA, and Federal Way Soccer Association.