Meet Our Staff

Wilson & Wilson CPAs, Inc. is a firm that started back in 1980.  The firm first consisted of only one partner, Rockne S. Wilson, and was called Wilson Certified Public Accountants.  In time Rocky needed help in his office and Sandy joined the team.  She was the first secretary for Wilson Certified Public Accountants.   She became a partner with Rocky after obtaining her CPA. In 1991 Wilson Certified Public Accountants became Wilson & Wilson CPAs a corporation owned by Rocky and Sandy Wilson.    Wilson & Wilson CPAs, Inc. was first located in the Graehl Building and then moved to Minnie St. The office has been remodeled several times to keep up the expanding business.

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Rocky Wilson- Managing Partner
rockyw@wwcpa.com 
907-456-8115

Rocky Wilson is the founder of Wilson & Wilson CPAs and serves as the managing and tax partner. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and member of the Alaska Society of CPAs and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also holds a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, specializing in Financial Litigation (MAFF) with the National Association of Valuation Analysts.

Rocky was born in Palmer, Alaska (a third generation Alaskan) but grew up in Fairbanks and Chena Hot Springs where he learned mushing, raising sled dogs, trapping, hunting and rural living. His early schooling was correspondence studies in the Lodge kitchen. His mother was his teacher. He graduated from Lathrop High School in Fairbanks as a boarding student and attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks where he majored in Business Management. After graduating with a commission as 2nd Lieutenant and receiving training at the Infantry Officers basic Course in Georgia, he served a tour of duty in Vietnam with the 45th Military Intelligence Company USATPAC 525 MI Group. Rocky and his ARVN counterpart analyzed POW reports and captured documents, and tracked enemy movements and combat activity in the MR2 sector. He received the following awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Overseas Service and Joint Service Commendation.

While in college he met his wife Sandy Kennedy Wilson. They have two wonderful children, Sean and Sara, and two lovely granddaughters, Kailey and Claire. Rocky continues to enjoy hunting, fishing, trapping and trips to the family cabin at Chena Hot Springs.

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Sandy Wilson- Partner
sandyw@wwcpa.com
907-456-8115

Sandra Wilson is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; Certified Forensic Financial Analyst (CFFA) with specialty in Fraud from the National Association of Valuation Analyst, and Forensic Certified Public Accountant (FCPA) from Forensic CPA Society. Inc.

Sandy was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska. She heads the audit department of Wilson & Wilson. Sandy attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks where she majored in Art and minored in Education. She got her post graduate work in Accounting and Computer Science. She loves crocheting, gardening, crafting, spending time with her family, reading, traveling, and collecting native artwork from the gifted and talented rural communities she visits.

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Mary Beth Perreault - Senior Accountant, MBA, CPA
marybethp@wwcpa.com
907-456-8115

Mary Beth Perreault is a CPA. She graduated from UAF with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in 1983, an MBA in 2003, and a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages – Spanish in 2016.

She was born and raised in Seattle. In 1974, following her husband’s discharge from the Army, they drove to Fairbanks.   She and her husband raised their two sons here, and now have 6 grandchildren. Mary Beth loves studying foreign languages, teaching English to speakers of other languages, playing with their grandchildren, travelling, reading, knitting, and making jewelry.

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Alden Damon - Staff Accountant
aldend@wwcpa.com
907-456-8115

Alden Damon was born and raised in Vista, California. He since moved to Fairbanks in 2015 to attend the University of Alaska Fairbanks in pursuit of his degree in accounting.  Alden began interning at Wilson & Wilson in January of 2019, while finishing up his last semester at UAF,  Alden Graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting.  He is currently studying for his CPA exam.  He enjoys hiking, climbing, kayaking, and archery.

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LeaAnne J. Jensen - Firm Accountant
leaannej@wwcpa.com
907-456-8115

LeaAnne Jensen moved to the area in 1987 and lived four years on Ft. Wainwright before moving into Fairbanks.  She attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks and received her Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting in 2004.  LeaAnne has worked at Wilson & Wilson CPAs since January 2005, currently working part-time in the billing department.  She loves music, children, swimming and a good book.  She has five children (ranging in age from 9-32) and seven grandchildren.  Never a dull moment at her house.

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Yulia Kholodova

Yulia Kholodova - Staff Accountant, Bookkeeping Manager
yuliak@wwcpa.com
907-456-8115

Yulia Kholodova was born and raised in Russia. She came to Alaska with her family in 2007. Yulia graduated from Univeristy of Alaska Fairbanks with an MBA in 2017, and from Tver State University in Russia with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Credit in 2002. She enjoys Alaskan outdoor adventures, gardening, and cooking for her family.

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Angi Blackwell - Staff Accountant, Bookkeeper
angelab@wwcpa.com
907-456-8115

Angela Fletcher was born and raised in Marshall, Missouri.  She attended Missouri Valley College and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science. in Accounting.  In July of 2021 she moved to Fairbanks, Alaska.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as doing diamond painting.

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Lena Motawe - Bookkeeper
lenam@wwcpa.com
907-456-8115

Lena Motawe moved from Jordan in 2005 and has eleven years of experience in bookkeeping.  She has a certificate degree in Industrial Electronice Engineering from Wade Seer Training Center in Ammon, Jordan.  She has a certificate degree in Baking & Pastry Art from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and is currently working on her Master of Herbalist Degree from the School of Natural Healing in Salt Lake City, Utah.  She enjoys dancing, martial arts, outside activites, creating metal and wood sculptures.

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Rita J. Valentine - Firm Administrator
ritav@wwcpa.com
907-456-8115

Rita Valentine joined the firm during tax season 2018.  She brings with her over forty years of management experience. Rita was born in Houston, Missouri.  Her parents moved the family to Anchorage, Alaska in 1965.  Her high school years and the early part of her managment career were on the Kenai Peninsula prior to taking a promotional move to Fairbanks in 1986.    She attended Oklahoma Christian College and graduated from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks in 2019 with a certificate degree in Health Care Reimbursement.  She is adventurous and enjoys the outdoors, hunting & fishing, trapping, traveling, and riding her Harley Davidson.

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Dean Nelson - Independant Reviewer
deann@wwcpa.com
907-456-8115

Dean Nelson works offsite from his Anchorage, AK and LaConnor, WA, homes, where he is our expert independent reviewer and advisor. He has extensive knowledge of government and has been working with Wilson & Wilson since 2004.