Bradley L. Shaffer, CPA, began his accounting career in his birth state of New Mexico before moving to Sitka in 1977. Mr. Shaffer worked briefly for Alaska Lumber & Pulp Company before starting his own accounting and income tax business in 1979. Mr. Shaffer was in a partnership with others for seventeen years until 2007 when the current firm was established.
Mr. Shaffer has been involved in numerous social, civic, and professional organizations during the past three decades. He currently serves as a member of the State of Alaska Department of Fish & Game Local Advisory Board and is president of Mt. Verstovia Building Corporation.
Mr. Shaffer graduated with honors from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants.
After varied professional experiences in the education and human services field, Patti MacPike has found herself entertained daily by the challenges and changes that occur with the field of income tax preparation. Her emphasis over the past few years has been helping clients understand the implications of the Affordable Care Act and how that impacts small self-employed individuals specifically in Alaska where health care costs are the highest in the nation.
After having taken accounting and income tax classes at the University of Alaska Southeast, she successfully passed the Enrolled Agent exam in 2015. Her designation by the IRS as an Enrolled Agent allows her to represent clients before the IRS to handle their tax matters.
Patti also holds a Bachelors of Science in Secondary Education from Sheldon Jackson College.
She can be seen on the trails everyday with her four legged family members enjoying all the wonders, weather and wildlife Southeast Alaska has to offer.
Courtney Lecrone is the office manager at Shaffer & Company. She specializes in assisting clients with bookkeeping. She is currently enrolled in accounting courses at the University of Alaska Southeast. Fall 2018 she is anticipated to be graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in accounting.
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