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.
Rocky Wilson- Managing Partnerrockyw@wwcpa.com907-456-8115 ext. 2201
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.
Sandy Wilson- Audit Partnersandyw@wwcpa.com907-456-8115 ext. 2202
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.
Brad Johnston- Audit & Accounting Partnerbradj@wwcpa.com907-456-8115 ext. 2203
Brad Johnston joined Wilson & Wilson in 1996. Brad is the financial statement technical specialist, the financial planner for the firm, as well as an audit partner with Wilson & Wilson. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Brad was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, and grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska. He attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks from 1969-1974 where he majored in Biology, and then in 1994-1996 he got his Master's in Business Administration. He loves to travel and spend time with his family.
Dean Nelson- Independent Reviewer
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.
Neal Johnson- Tax Senior
907-456-8115 ext. 2204
Daniel Neal Johnson Jr. has experience in corporate and individual tax returns, tax audits, and non-profit organizations and government financial statement audits. Neal was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska; he has lived in Seattle, Washington, Mesa, Arizona, Ft. Ord, California, and Canby, Oregon. He attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where he graduated with a B.B.A. in Accounting, and is currently pursuing his M.B.A. in Capital Markets and studying for the CPA exam. Neal became part of the Wilson & Wilson family in 2012. In the winter Neal's main hobby is bowling in league and tournaments. He loves to spend time with his wife, bike, golf, fish and travel.
Will Hawryluk- Staff Accountant
907-456-8115 ext 2206
William Hawryluk was born and raised in East Islip, New York. He attended Long Island University-Post where he graduated with a B.S. in Accounting. Will then moved from New York to begin working with Wilson & Wilson in 2014. Will is currently studying to take his CPA exam. He has one younger brother and enjoys playing ice hockey, traveling, reading, and playing guitar.
Kayla Warnick- Accounting & Bookkeeping
907-456-8115 ext. 2205
Kayla Warnick joined the Wilson & Wilson team in 2014 and is in charge of the bookkeeping department. Kayla was born and raised in North Pole, Alaska. She attended North Pole High School and the University of Alaska Fairbanks where she graduated with an Accounting Technician Certificate in 2007 and a B.B.A in Accounting in 2011. She enjoys playing soccer, crocheting and reading in her spare time.
Liz Fabian- Accounting & Bookkeeping
907-456-8115 ext. 2207
Liz Fabian obtained her M.B.A. in mathematics education and taught kindergarten through adults for over a 15 year span before switching career paths. She moved to Alaska in 2011 to teach mathematics in Barrow and then came to Wilson & Wilson in 2014. Liz is part of the audit team. She assists Rocky with business valuations, individual taxes and business taxes. She also assists Kayla in the bookkeeping department. Liz was born in Park Ridge, Illinois. She attended Illinois State University, National-Louis University and University of Alaska Fairbanks. She enjoys outdoor recreation year round while exploring the state. Berry picking, camping, hiking, and dog mushing are among her favorite activities.
LeaAnne Jensen- Firm Accountant
907-456-8115 ext. 2209
LeaAnne Jensen performs the in house billing function for the Wilson & Wilson team. LeaAnne was born in Utah and has lived in Fairbanks since 1987. She graduated with a B.B.A. in Accounting in 2004 from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She loves to swim, read, sew, dance, and spend time with her five children and four grandchildren.
Luke Stephens- Staff Accountant
907-456-8115 ext. 2212
Luke Stephens was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. He attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks and graduated with a B.B.A. in Accounting in 2013. Luke joined Wilson & Wilson in 2015 and focuses mainly on tax work. He plans to sit for the CPA exam in the near future. Luke enjoys fishing, gardening, and spending time with his significant other and their newborn son in his free time.
Michelle Evans- Office Manager
Michelle Evans grew up in North Pole, Alaska. As the office manager, Michelle is typically the first point of contact when you call or visit the Wilson & Wilson office and joined the team in 2015. Michelle enjoys spending time with her two children, halibut and salmon fishing, and kayaking.