Principals

 

Rick Peterson, CPA

Rick Peterson, CPA

President

Rick Peterson is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound. He has thirty five years of experience in the profession and has extensive experience in taxation, accounting, and other CPA related advisory services. Ricks hold a Certificate of Educational Achievement in personal financial planning and Partnership Taxation. Rick is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Email: rickpeterson@jeffbakerassociates.com

 Jeff Baker, CPA

Jeff Baker, CPA

President

Jeff Baker is licensed by the state of Washington, as a Certified Public Account. Jeff is a graduate of both the University of Washington and Seattle University’s undergraduate schools of Business. Jeff has taken graduate courses in taxation at Golden Gate University.

He also holds certificates of educational achievements in personal financial planning and partnership taxation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jeff is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.

He has over 40 years working in the profession and over 36 years as the senior shareholder of Jeff Baker and Associates, P.S., Certified Public Accountants.

Email: jeffbaker@jeffbakerassociates.com

Nicole Fisher, CPA, MS

Nicole Fisher, CPA, MS

Vice President

Nicole Fisher has been with Jeff Baker & Associates since 2008 with extensive experience in the Tax and Accounting Field. Nicole received her undergraduate education from University of Washington and her Masters in Taxation Degree from William Howard Taft University.

Nicole is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Washington State. Nicole has experience in Individual, S and C Corporation, Partnership/LLC, Federal and State income tax issues and tax preparation.

In addition, Nicole is an active member of the community and participates in associations such as the Women’s Conference of Realtors and Automotive Service Association. She served as a past Board Member of the Chamber of Commerce and is currently President of a Business Networking International Chapter in Tacoma. Nicole also participates in other business organizations with an emphasis in the Pierce County community

Email: nicolefisher@jeffbakerassociates.com

 

Professional Staff

 

Chris Nash, CPA, MAcc

Chris Nash, CPA, MAcc

Senior Accountant

Chris is a senior accountant with Jeff Baker & Associates. Chris is a graduate of Idaho State University where he completed both the Bachelors of Business Administration and the Masters of Accountancy.

While at Idaho State Chris was an active member of the community participating in the Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity as well as the Beta Alpha Psi Accounting and Finance Honor Society. He enjoyed holding leadership positions in several organizations including VP of Fundraising, Beta Alpha Psi and President of the French Club.

Thomas Anderson, CPA

Thomas Anderson, CPA

Senior Accountant

Thomas is a Senior Accountant with Jeff Baker & Associates and became a licensed CPA in March of 2019. He has worked in public accounting for the past 5 tax seasons focusing in individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns.

Thomas graduated from Texas Lutheran University in May of 2014 where he completed his Bachelors of Business Administration and Masters of Accountancy.

He recently moved to Tacoma from Oxnard, CA where he and his wife spent the past five years. They moved to Tacoma, his wife’s hometown, to be closer to family and friends.

Nikki Victorine, MSF

Nikki Victorine, MSF

Staff Accountant

Nikki is a staff accountant with Jeff Baker & Associates. She is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University where she completed her Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. Nikki is currently completing her Masters of Science. She is also an active member of the community participating in the Beta Alpha Psi Accounting and Finance Honor Society. Nikki strives to approach each day with a positive attitude and the desire to learn something new.

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