Robert L. Zins, CPA
University of Montana, BS Accounting, 1972
Bob moved from Great Falls, Montana to join Anderson Peretti & Co. in 1977. He has worked in public accounting since 1972, with emphasis placed on small business needs. He also focuses on tax, retirement, and estate planning for individuals.
Bob has been a member of the Spokane Estate Planning Council since 1980 and has been on the Spokane Community College Business and Management Advisory Committee since 1989. He is an active member of St. Peter Catholic Church, where he is a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Bob will be retiring from full-time accounting work on May 31, 2017. He will then continue to provide support and special project services to Anderson Peretti & Co. on a part-time basis. Bob is looking forward to spending more time with his wife after retirement. He has five children and seven grandchildren.
Robert P. Sanders, CPA, CMA, Managing Shareholder
Graduate of University of Idaho, BS Agricultural Education, 1983
Graduate of Washington State University, MA Agricultural Economics, 1987
Bob's primary focus is Small Business Tax and Management. He is also proficient in computers and accounting systems. Bob started his career in 1988 at the firm of Faler, Grove and Mueller in Salem, Oregon. After a four year tenure, Bob joined Anderson Peretti and Company in 1992 and has resided here since. Bob's numerous contributions and guidance over the years have helped Anderson Peretti and Company continually grow their business and knowledge in the constantly changing accounting field. A native of Troy, Idaho, Bob brings his small town feel and professional approach to Anderson Peretti and Company. Bob is active in the community and has held leadership positions in a variety of non profit organizations. Bob currently serves as a member of the Spokane Valley Chamber Foundation Board and as Chair of his church endowment fund. He also teaches an income tax class at Whitworth University. Bob's hobbies include bicycling, watersports and spoiling his grandchildren.
Erica L. Young, CPA, Shareholder
Graduate, University of Idaho, BS Accounting, 1995
Erica came to us in 2008 with 12 years of public accounting experience starting in Moscow, Idaho and moving to Spokane beginning in 1999. She was a Certified QB Pro-Advisor in Spokane for over 15 years. She now trains and supports our team members' efforts to become QuickBooks consultants themselves. She specializes in small business issues; from start up and implementation of accounting systems to cash flow projections and management consulting. She enjoys getting to know her clients and becoming their Trusted Advisor, ready with all the tools to help them with their current needs, via relationships with other local professionals who believe in the same standard of care for their clients. Erica serves on the STCU Audit Committee as an Affiliate Member and held the position of Treasurer for 2016 and Vice Chair for 2017 with the Board of Directors of the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce. In her spare time you will find her and her husband at their teenage son's football games or catching up with their daughter at college. Erica also volunteers with several local organizations, like Beyond Pink and Valleyfest in addition to the Chamber of Commerce, and often brings other A&P team members along to their events as volunteers.
Elias S. Siriani, CPA, Shareholder
Cum Laude Graduate, Liberty University, BS Accounting, 1999
Elias is a licensed CPA in both Washington and California, with professional experience in the field of Public Accounting since 1999. He joined Anderson Peretti in 2009 bringing specialty in audited, reviewed, and compiled financial statement services as well as an extensive experience in both corporate and individual tax services in WA, ID, and CA. Elias has clients in the manufacturing, retail, local government, nonprofit, healthcare, construction, and service sectors. Elias believes that clients are best served with dedication, honesty, integrity, hard work, and continual education. Elias enjoys spending time with his wife and two children exploring all of the outdoor activities the beautiful Northwest has to offer.
Jim Brewington, CPA
Graduate of Eastern Washington University, BA in Business Administration, Accounting 1997
Jim started his career in 1997, and since then has worked in both public and private accounting. He joined Anderson Peretti in 2012. Throughout his career, Jim has gained valuable experience working with various types of entities and industries. He specializes in preparing financial statements as well as individual and business tax returns.
Jim loves spending time with his two children. Being an avid cyclist, he usually rides much of the year. Jim is a weather enthusiast, and is a trained weather spotter for the National Weather Service.
Graduate, Hofstra University, New York. BBA in Accounting and Management, 1993
Deborah brings a wealth of knowledge to the Anderson, Peretti & Co. team with experience in public accounting since 2002 and 35 years in private industry. Deborah focuses on financial management, budgeting, annual and long-term planning, forecasting and business operation with the construction trades and small business owners; assisting them with implementing accounting systems and computer training/support. Coming from New York, it took just one visit for Deborah and her husband to know they were going to make Spokane their new home. The people of Spokane won them over and for this reason Deborah enjoys working with our clients on a personal basis. Deborah loves international travel. When she is home she enjoys gardening and interior design.
Svetlana Kopets, CPA
Graduate, Eastern Washington University, B.A. in Professional Accounting, 1998
Eastern Washington University, B.A. in Management Information Systems, 1998
Svetlana has been in the public accounting field since 1998 and with Anderson Peretti & Co. since 2002. She specializes in tax preparation for individuals and various entity types. She has experience with bookkeeping and payroll, both with clients and as a business manager for her husband's home construction company. Svetlana has a positive outlook on life and enjoys working with people. She has lived in the Spokane area since 1989. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, as well as reading, camping, helping people and being creative. She is actively involved in the women's and young children's ministries in her church.
Allisha Harvey, CPA
Graduate, Eastern Washington University, BA in Professional Accounting and Finance, 2014 & Eastern Washington University, BA in Operations Management, 2006
Switching to public accounting from private industry, Allisha joined Anderson Peretti & Co in December of 2014. Her main focus is on preparing returns for individuals, corporations and other entities. She also has experience with bookkeeping, payroll and state tax reporting. Allisha enjoys learning about each client's unique situation and then using her knowledge and attention to detail to provide them with exceptional service and value. She is a long time resident of the Spokane area and enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, cooking, and many other activities.
Graduate of Gonzaga University, MAcc, 2013
Ashlee joined Anderson, Peretti & Co in 2015. She works with payroll, sales tax and quarterly reporting, and assists in tax preparation. She is working towards her CPA license. Ashlee moved to Spokane with her family in 2009 and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two children. She is active in her church and church mom's group and also likes to cook, bake and sew.
Buck Jennings, CPA
Graduate, Eastern Washington University, B.A. in Professional Accounting, 1996
Buck is a licensed CPA in Washington where he started his professional career in the field of Public Accounting with a national firm in Seattle. He relocated back to Eastern Washington in 2006 where he operated his own firm specializing in small business accounting, state and federal tax compliance, entity formation and business advisory services. Buck joined Anderson Peretti in 2016 and brings with him experience in corporate, partnership, small business, estates, trusts and individual tax preparation and planning. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children discovering new natural wonders of the Inland Northwest, as well as photography, camping, kayaking, reading and helping others discover all the beauty of creation.
Graduate, Whitworth University, BBA in Accounting, 2016 and BBA in Business Management, 2016
Hyeon started at Anderson Peretti & Co. in February 2016 as an intern preparing tax returns for individuals, corporations, and other entities. After graduation, she joined our team as a full time employee in May 2016. She currently works with payroll, state tax reporting, bookkeeping, business personal property tax and tax preparation for individuals and various entities. She is also working towards her CPA license (and getting a puppy!). Hyeon moved to Spokane in 2012 from the Seattle area to attend Whitworth University and has resided in Spokane ever since. She enjoys gardening, playing video games, attending local theater productions, and outdoor activities such as camping and hiking.
Mary Lou Pasto
Graduate of DeVry University, Masters in Accounting and Finance, 2013
Mary Lou joined Anderson Peretti & Co. at the St. Maries office in December of 2015. She works as a liaison between our St. Maries clients and our Spokane Valley office personnel. She prepares tax returns and also assists the Spokane Valley office with payrolls, QuickBooks entries and other reports. Her passion is to help people understand their finances.
Mary Lou moved with her husband to St Maries in June of 2015. She is working towards her CPA license. Her hobbies include running, bike riding, gardening and reading.
Graduate, Eastern Washington University, BBA in Professional Accounting, 2001
Jayne is our office manager. She came to Anderson Peretti with nearly 25 years of experience in management and accounting in private industry. She is instrumental in many aspects of the day to day running of the company. Dedicated, motivated, and with attention to the smallest detail, Jayne can be depended upon to get problems solved.
Jayne's proudest accomplishment is raising her son, an accomplished professional musician. A lifelong resident of the Spokane area, she enjoys spending time with her family. She also loves to travel and likes to cook.
Ashley started at Anderson Peretti & Co. in 2012 and is the first face you see when visiting our office. As the receptionist, she is an important part of the day-to-day operations of the company and enjoys meeing the many clients that come through our doors. Ashley is a longtime resident of Spokane Valley and along with her husband, is actively involved in the children's ministry at her church.