PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Principal, Ryan, Seattle office
    • Specializes in providing Washington state and local taxes and multi-jurisdictional transaction tax consulting services to clients in a variety of industries.
Previous
  • Director, Transaction and Business and Occupation Taxes, Ryan, Seattle office
  • Principal, State and Local Tax Services, local public accounting firm
    • Responsible for all state and local tax services provided to clients.
  • Adjunct Professor, Gonzaga University
    • Taught “State and Local Tax Concepts” in the Master of Accounting Program.

PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Previous
  • Revenue Auditor III, Audit Division, Washington State Department of Revenue
  • Tax Services Specialist, Finance Department, City of Bellevue, Washington

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Ms. Kooiker has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
  • Associated General Contractors of Washington
  • Council On State Taxation
  • Hospitality Finance and Technical Professionals, Seattle Chapter
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Washington State Department of Revenue
  • Washington State Society of Certified Public Accountants

BOARD & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Associated General Contractors of Washington
    • Former Board Member
  • Association of Washington Business
    • Member, Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
    • Seattle Local Luncheon Group Co-Chair (2008–Present)
    • Member, Sales Tax
  • Washington State Society of Certified Public Accountants
    • Chair of the Washington Tax Conference (1998–Present)

EDUCATION & ACCREDITATION

  • Master’s Certificate, State and Local Tax, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Accounting, University of Washington
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Licensed in Washington  
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