Tax Partners Northwest LLC
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Biographies

Mary Williams is a Washington state native.  She grew up in the Shoreline area and graduated from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles with a BA.  She has 20 years experience in the field of taxation, 15 of those years as an Enrolled Agent.  She has enjoyed teaching other people about various tax topics as well as preparing thousands of tax returns.  Mary has also taken special training courses to help her represent taxpayers who are having trouble with the IRS.  

 

Mary is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute.  She has been married to a Boeing engineer for more than 30 years and has two sons and a daughter.  She enjoys reading, hiking and walking on our beautiful waterfronts.  

 

 

 

Janna's PortraitJanna Greif is a Certified Public Accountant with 16 years of experience in the field of taxation.  She earned a BA in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Washington.  She has been a CPA since November of 1994 and is a member of the Washington Society of CPAs (WSCPA).  She enjoys working with clients to help them minimize their current tax burden and help them plan for things that may affect their tax returns in future years.  Prior to focusing on taxes, Janna spent nearly eight years working in the accounting field as a Financial Information Analyst for Puget Sound Energy (formerly Puget Sound Power & Light) and Staff Accountant for Seattle City Light.

 

Janna, and her husband of 34 years, have lived in the south Snohomish/north King County area since 1988.  They have an adult son and daughter.  As a family, they enjoy the beautiful outdoors here in the Northwest by hiking, camping and taking trips to the ocean. 

 

 

 

Kristine Fryrear is a Wisconsin native.  She received her BA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison before moving to the Pacific Northwest, where she has lived for more than 20 years.   Kristine is an Enrolled Agent and has 19 years of experience in taxation.  She enjoys the problem solving aspects of working on tax returns and helping people understand their own situations and plan for the future.  Kristine is a member of the National Society of Accountants.

 

In her spare time, Kristine enjoys reading and spending time on the beach.

 

 

 

 

Dirk Rhynsburger, EA, has been a tax practitioner for 12 years. He obtained his tax training  in California from a leading tax preparation company.  Since then, each year he has taken courses to enhance his knowledge to help individuals and business in various tax issues. 

 

He earned his Enrolled Agent License from the IRS in 2014.  When he moved to Washington that year,  he began taking courses to help him properly help individuals and businesses solve their Federal tax debt problems.  By 2015 he transitioned to the Tax Representation and Resolution area and began providing services for these individuals and entities by handling IRS and California FTB letters, collection issues, Levies and Liens and other issues.  Dirk has a varied employment background and uses that experience to help individuals and those with small businesses understand the issues that affect them, and also counsels on budget and debt issues.

 

Dirk is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and the National Association of Tax Professionals.  He is serving as vice president of the Washington Society of Enrolled Agents and is a past director.

 

When he is not in the office or following the tax law changes, he enjoys home remodeling projects, gardening, woodworking, and going to movies. The other hobby he has added in the last few years is bird watching here in the northwest and while traveling around the country.  Dirk has been married for almost 43 years, and has 3 children, one in California and 2 children here.  He has 3 grandchildren  here in Washington.

 

 

 

 

Nicol Watkins is our bookkeeping specialist.  A Washington native, she graduated Edmonds Community College with a certificate in accounting.  Nicol has been working as a bookkeeper for two years, and enjoys the challenge of bringing order to chaos, helping our clients understand the finances of their business and learn what they need to know to make their business run smoothly.

 

Nicol has four children ranging in age from 20 to three.  She enjoys spending time with her kids, and likes riding dirt bikes when she has some free time.