Bellevue, WA, January 14, 2021 – Clark Nuber PS, a Top 100 CPA and consulting firm headquartered in the Seattle metropolitan area, is pleased to announce Troy Rector has been promoted to audit shareholder, effective January 1, 2021.

Troy specializes in serving public sector and not-for-profit organizations, including social service agencies, healthcare organizations, municipalities, and tribal governments. He is widely recognized for his deep knowledge of Single Audits and federal grant requirements and compliance.

Michael Besterci has been promoted to audit senior, effective December 16, 2020.

Quarterly New Hires

Clark Nuber also welcomed a number of talented professionals to the firm in the past several months, including:


Veronika Avramenko, Junior Accountant
Ryan Curtis, Associate
Miranda Deguzman, Associate
Ian Haider, Junior Accountant
Nick McIntyre, Associate
Jonathan Smith, Senior


Cheryl Browne, Manager
Stephanie Du, Manager
Kailey Kovach, Junior Accountant
Ying Pfau, Associate
Martha Ramirez, Senior
Mackenzie Smith, Associate
Li Li Wacklin, Associate


Jorge Alegre, Senior Manager


Jessica Ceplina, Project Coordinator
Tracey “Roo” Mulligan, Talent Advisor
Victoria Ochs, Desktop Support Technician

“Clark Nuber continues to grow by supporting our tremendous internal talent and hiring outside professionals for fresh perspectives. We’re elated to have Troy join the ranks of senior leadership, proud of Michael’s accomplishment, and we extend a warm welcome to all our newest hires as we enter 2021,” said Rob Wheeler, CEO.

About Clark Nuber PS

Clark Nuber PS is an award-winning CPA firm located in the Seattle area. Recognized as a Top 100 Firm by both Inside Public Accounting and Accounting Today, our 200+ professionals provide audit, accounting, tax, and consulting services to private companies, family businesses, not-for-profit organizations and the public sector, foundations, and high net worth individuals. In addition to the Pacific Northwest, we serve clients throughout the United States and around the world.