Staff

Donald E. Shelton, CPA

Donald E. Shelton, M.S. Tax, CPA |

Managing Member

Don has been a principal with the firm since 1982, has a master’s degree in taxation and over 40 years of experience. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Don went to school and started his accounting career in Colorado. He moved to the northwest in 1982 and became a partner of Perry, Shelton, Walker & Associates, PLLC. Don specializes in a wide range of tax consulting and planning for businesses, estates and individuals. His expertise lies in healthcare, information technology firms and high net worth individuals. Don is a current member of MGMA, King County Estate Planning Council, the Seattle Tax Roundtable, Washington Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s. He is a past President of the Western Association of Accounting Firms. Outside of work Don is a “gym rat”, loves wine tasting & research and indulging his grandchildren. He loves to travel and in 2012 Don completed the Camino de Santiago.

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George R. Walker, CPA

George R. Walker, B.S., CPA |

Member

George is a native of Washington state where he completed his education and began his career. He has over 30 years of experience and has been with Perry, Shelton, Walker & Associates, PLLC since 1984 becoming an owner in 1996. His professional concentrations lie in business, accounting and tax consulting, audit and assurance services and continuity planning. He serves business and individual clients in a wide range of industries with an emphasis in real estate, construction, manufacturing and professional services. George is a current member of the American Institute of CPA and Washington State of CPA and past member and chair of the WSCPA Real Estate and Construction Committee and the AGC Tax & Fiscal Affairs Committee. When away from the office George can be found fishing in remote locations, traveling or golfing.

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Brigid A. Lagergren

Brigid A. Lagergren |

Office and Business Manager

Brigid grew up in the mid-west before moving to the Washington area where she completed her education and began her career. She has over 30 years of HR experience and personnel work and is a current member of SHRM and a Board Member of WA Chapter of Association of Accounting Administrators. Brigid joined Perry, Shelton, Walker & Associates, PLLC in 1987 and is involved in all aspects of running the office. When she is not administrating at PSWA, Brigid enjoys her family, cycling, yoga and gardening. She is an avid traveler & loves to explore new destinations & food.

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Leslie A. Taylor

Leslie A. Taylor |

Small Business Manager

Raised as an Air Force brat, Leslie has called many places home. She is an alumnus of the University of Puget Sound. Leslie joined Perry, Shelton, Walker & Associates, PLLC in 1994 and has brought to her position varied experience from the private sector, formally holding positions of property manager, controller and accounting supervisor. Leslie is a certified Quickbooks Pro-Advisor. Outside of work Leslie enjoys the opera, country music and the theater.

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Mike

Michael French, CPA |

Senior Accountant

Originally from a town outside of Buffalo, NY, Mike completed his education and began his accounting career in Boulder, Colorado. He and his wife moved to the Northwest in 2011 to live closer to family that also migrated west. Mike contributes to Perry, Shelton, Walker & Associates, PLLC’s A&A team with his background in financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations for a variety of entities. While with PSWA, he has also diversified into the world of tax. Civically, Mike has been a board member/treasurer of United Way and is a member of the Beta Alpha Psi honors fraternity. He is a current member of the Washington Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s. When not assisting clients, Mike likes to spend time with his family raising his two boys. He is also an avid trail runner, skier and dabbles with wood working projects in his garage/shop.

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Supriya

Supriya Natu, CPA |

Senior Tax Accountant

After working 8 years as a Charted Accountant in Mumbai, India, Supriya immigrated with her family to Dallas, Texas. There she worked for Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP for 4 years before moving to the Northwest and joining Perry, Shelton, Walker & Associates, PLLC. Supriya assists our clients with their international, federal and state tax compliance work. She does consulting, planning and research for a variety of entities. In her quiet, yet confident manner and with over 24 years of experience, Supriya is an essential member of our tax team. She is an expert at balancing work and family, taking care of business on all fronts and making everyone feel appreciated and valued.

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Jeff

Jeff Blankenship, M.S. Tax, CPA |

Senior Tax Accountant

Born and bred a U of W Husky, years later Jeff is still loyal to his alma mater. Jeff began his accounting career in the banking industry in 1985 before moving to the CPA world in 1988. Jeff then earned his Masters in Taxation at Golden Gate University. Prior to joining Perry, Shelton, Walker & Associates, PLLC he worked more than 20 years in public accounting, including 16 years assisting construction firms and owners with tax planning and multi-state compliance work. Jeff is an integral member of our tax team. He is a current member of the Washington Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s. When not doing tax research, review or planning, Jeff is enjoying his family and catching up on the latest Husky sporting event.

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