CPA, Managing Shareholder
Rick Peterson is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound. He has forty years of experience in the profession and has extensive experience in taxation, accounting, and other CPA related advisory services. Rick holds a Certificate of Educational Achievement in personal financial planning and Partnership Taxation.
Fun Fact: He is a Brown Belt in Karate
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.
Fun Fact: Jeff is an avid golfer
CPA, MS, Shareholder
How much better is your life when you love what you do?
We get to partner with business owners to help them achieve their personal and corporate goals. This involves becoming intimately familiar with their businesses and unique challenges and opportunities.
Nicole has been fortunate through her career to have had a variety of business experiences. This provides her with a unique perspective resulting in more empathetic conversations, and more practical solutions for clients.
Nothing from a professional standpoint makes Nicole happier than serving clients and helping them achieve their goals. Another passion of Nicole’s is personal development and helping with the professional growth of industry peers.
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.
Fun Fact: Used to Fight in the Boys Division in Karate Tournaments
CPA, Tax Manager
April is a graduate of Northern Vermont University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration.
April has extensive experience in a variety of individual and business taxes, as well as financial statement preparation and attest engagements. She enjoys assisting clients and helping them reach their potential, both personally and professionally.
Fun Fact: April was once a rugby player!
Robin S. Wittum started her accounting career with the accounting firm of Grossman Weinstein LLP in Northbrook, IL in 1994. During that time, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Phoenix. Robin’s experience includes individuals, real estate partnerships, corporations and high net-worth individuals.
Fun Fact: Robin is a total technology Geek!
Nikki is a Senior Accountant with JBA. She is a graduate of the Pacific Lutheran University, where she completed her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Master of Science in Finance, and is currently pursuing her CPA License. Nikki has been with JBA for many years!
Fun Fact: Nikki recently had her first child!
Caroline Morales, EA
Caroline is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University with a Bachelor of Professional Accountancy. She has an extensive background in individual and business taxation as well as accounting services including financial preparation and business consultation. Caroline thrives in creating relationships with her clients and tailoring her services to meet their individual needs.
Fun Fact: Caroline loves to write and discuss poetry.
Rachelle is our Office Coordinator and has been with Jeff Baker & Associates for over half a decade! She knows all the ins and outs of the administrative office and is our most tenured administrative staff.
Fun Fact: Rachelle has four grandkids!
Andriana is a Client Coordinator at JBA. She has two Associates Degrees in Office Administration and General Business. This is Andriana’s fourth tax season at Jeff Baker and Associates; she is always on top of listening and going above and beyond for our clients. She loves to spend time with her friends and family, and visiting new places.
Fun Fact: Andriana is getting married!
Jaxon Michael Fisher
Certified Puppy Accountant
Jax is always ready to come to the office and greet our clients! He takes his job very seriously as the company mascot. Jax has been with JBA since he was six weeks old and is always ready to welcome you in!
Call any member of our experienced staff at 253-531-7114 today. We are happy to answer your preliminary questions over the phone or schedule an appointment for you to sit down with one of our accountants.
Prepare for your upcoming tax filing and increase your financial stability with our tax preparation and planning services. Contact our office staff to help you develop the best tax strategies for your business or individual needs.
Ensure your success of your business with our accounting and tax services, including accounting system setup, business tax return preparation, business sales and acquisitions, and much more. We have listed a few of the industries that we have extensive experience with, but we are not limited to providing services to these types of businesses as we work closely with many types of business owners.
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