Current Members

Phil Laube, CPA

Phil specializes in working with closely held, family-owned and managed businesses and in assisting family wealth transitions. He also has specialized expertise in serving commercial fishing, manufacturing and nonprofit organizations.

Bryce Hatch, CPA

Bryce’s expertise is strategic business planning and overall financial functions for small to large-sized privately held firms. Bryce has industry experience in real estate, construction, maritime, commercial fishing, ERISA, manufacturing and distribution.

Jim Ramborger, CPA, MST

Jim provides tax services to a highly diverse mix of clients: including partnerships, individuals, and corporate business entities. He also consults on accounting issues, mergers and acquisitions, and business succession strategies.

Sabin Pradhan, CPA, MST

Sabin’s work emphasis includes tax planning and business consulting services for closely held businesses and their business owners with a focus on technology and manufacturing industries, new business entity selection, and transaction planning. Sabin enjoys helping clients with federal and state tax incentives such as the research tax credits, international tax planning, and state and local tax planning.

Carrie Jo Umba, CPA, MPA

Carrie Jo Umba provides comprehensive tax planning and compliance services to a diverse mix of clients, including their federal, state, and estate tax planning and compliance needs. She is seen as a valuable resource for clients in meeting their estate and gift planning goals.

Chris Thom, CPA

Chris specializes in assisting companies and their owners in a variety of industries and entity types. His responsibilities include managing tax compliance and planning, accounting for income tax, entity choice and accounting methods analysis. Chris focuses on providing measured and proactive tax solutions to clients’ business needs.

Joy Smith

Joy is a manager in the Tax Specialty Area at Hagen, Kurth, Perman & Co., P.S. She is involved with Federal and State tax compliance and advisory services for clients in a variety of industries.

Shawn Van Horn, CPA, CMA

Shawn has over 20 years of experience in public accounting with an emphasis in assurance and accounting services. Her expertise is in closely-held businesses, employee benefit plan audits and strategic business planning.  Shawn values building and maintaining long lasting client relationships.

Marsha Baklund, CPA

Marsha provides tax services to a broad range of clients, both individuals and their closely held businesses in a variety of industries.  She also enjoys assisting clients with their estate planning and compliance needs.

Danny Hartnell, CPA

Danny primarily oversees assurance services to a diverse group of privately held entities with a focus in maritime and commercial fishing, manufacturing, construction, and benefit plan audits. He values helping clients solve new challenges as their businesses develop and evolve over time.

Brandon Dunn, CPA

Brandon specializes in working with closely held, family-owned and managed businesses and in assisting family wealth transitions. With expertise in commercial fishing and real estate, Brandon looks to help you make a difference.

Xinyue Yan, CPA, MPAc

Xinyue is involved with tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts and estates, and consultation services for clients in a variety of industries, including technology, real estate and health care.

Marshall Lloyd, CPA

Marshall is a Supervisor in the tax specialty area at Hagen, Kurth, Perman & Co., P.S.  Marshall has a wide variety of experience in accounting and tax services dealing with closely held companies, individuals, estates, trusts, and not-for-profit organizations.

Seth Strong

Seth focuses on tax compliance and planning for individuals and businesses across such industries as manufacturing, professional services, and real estate.  He enjoys helping entrepreneurial-minded clients arrive at solutions that provide real benefit to their unique situations.

Emeritus Members

Don Kurth, CPA (Founder. Retired)

Don is a tax expert and provides tax planning and advisory services to closely held businesses and their owners including individual, partnerships, corporate, fiduciary and foreign.

Mary Anne Petesch, CPA

Mary Anne focuses the majority of her time on helping her clients with business succession strategies, trust and estate organization and income tax planning.

Jennifer Rinker, CPA

Jennifer specializes in attest services of financial statements of for-profit companies including manufacturing, distribution, professional services, real estate and health care. In addition, she is skilled at providing attest services for retirement plans and also provides business advisory services in the areas of internal controls, financial projections, business plans and fraud assessment.

Brad Kirschner, CPA CA (Canada) TEP CPA

Brad specializes in providing highly personalized service to the entrepreneur, individuals with complex tax issues, Canadians living in or doing business in the United States, Americans living in or doing business in Canada, other emigrants or immigrants, and those with estate planning and tax compliance needs.

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