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Sprute & Davis CPA’s, LLP

Sprute & Davis CPA’s, LLP has over 30 years of experience and has established a reputation for providing superior client service. We offer a full range of personalized services for businesses, individuals, non-profits, estates and trusts including tax planning and preparation, business consulting, financial reporting, computer software support, bookkeeping, and payroll. In addition, we have accountants that are certified in QuickBooks and are able to provide you with assistance and support in setting up and maintaining your QuickBooks data. The variety of knowledge and experience you get from the accountants at Sprute & Davis CPA’s, LLP will help to optimize your unique tax position, capital position, business structure, and much more.

Our Team

Herb Sprute, CPA - Partner

herb@sprutedaviscpas.com

Herb graduated from the University of Idaho where he was named the College of Business outstanding graduate. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration in Taxation from Golden Gate University in 1983. After five years with Touche Ross & Co., an international firm, and a year with Moss Adams in Seattle, he has maintained an office in Ballard since 1980.

Casey Davis, CPA – Partner

casey@sprutedaviscpas.com

Casey graduated summa cum laude from Seattle University with a BA in Accounting. She spent the first eight years of her public accounting career with Arthur Andersen/KPMG and Moss Adams. She passed the CPA exam in 2005 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Bruce Breitenbach, CPA - Retired

bruce@sprutedaviscpas.com

Bruce began serving clients from this Ballard location in 1970. He has special expertise in the fishing industry, estates, and trusts. He is currently retired, but is available for advice on tax planning and consultations by appointment.

Tess Sprute, CPA - Manager

tess@sprutedaviscpas.com

Tess graduated in 1973 summa cum laude from Minnesota State University with a BS in Business Administration. She joined the firm of Touche Ross & Co. in 1974, then in 1979 moved to the Seattle area and established the firm of Sprute=Sprute in Ballard where she was a partner until 1995. Tess is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Washington State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Vera Hammond, CPA – Accountant

vera@sprutedaviscpas.com

Vera has an international degree in economics, and studied accounting at Central Washington University. She has been working in public accounting for the past seven years, and passed the CPA exam in 2010.

Kim Brown, Office Manager

kim@sprutedaviscpas.com

Kim has a degree in English from the University of Washington. She has extensive experience in the administration of public accounting firms, and joined Sprute & Davis CPA’s, LLP in 2015.

Annette Skewis

annette@sprutedaviscpas.com

Annette attended Pierce College at the Puyallup Campus and took additional classes at Olympic Community College in Bremerton. She has been working in Public Accounting since 2000. Annette has worked in the Administration Staff Department and also has worked on the Tax and Audit Teams at other Local Firms. She completed an individual tax preparation course with H&R Block in November 2015 and with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in March 2016. Annette joined Sprute & Davis CPA’s LLP in 2015.