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 Street.  The office has been remodeled several times to keep up the expanding business.


Rocky Wilson- Managing Partner, CPA, CVA, MAFF 
907-456-8115 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- Partner, CPA, CFFA, CFE, FCPA
907-456-8115 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.


Mary Beth Perreault - Senior Accountant, MBA, CPA

Mary Beth Perreault is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She graduated from University of Alaska Fairbanks with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in 1983, an Master of Business Administration (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.


Alden Damon - Senior Accountant
907-456-8115 Ext 2216

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 2019 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.  He is currently studying for his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.  He enjoys hiking, climbing, kayaking, and archery.


LeaAnne J. Jensen - Senior/Firm Accountant
907-456-8115 Ext 2209

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 in 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 13-36) and nine grandchildren.  Never a dull moment at her house.


Yulia Kholodova

Yulia Kholodova - Senior Accountant, Bookkeeping Manager
907-456-8115 Ext 2215

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 Master of Business Administration (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.


Robin Harlow - Staff Accountant
907-456-8115 Ext 2217

Robin Harlow was raised in Alaska and graduated from Lathrop High School in Fairbanks.  She spent most of her adult life in Colorado and Northern Califonia, returning to Alaksa in 2010 to help with family matters.  She has extensive experience in accounting, in government agencies, non-profit, and for-profit sectors.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado, Boulder, a Master of Public Administration from the University of Colorado, Denver and a Master of Business Administration from Santa Clara University, California.  Her hobbies include birdwatching, horticulture, and cooking.



Natasha Perkins - Staff Accountant
907-456-8115 Ext 2212

Natasha Perkins was born in Juneau, Alaska.  Her family moved to Fairbanks when she was a year old and she has been in Fairbanks ever since.  She graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in December of 2022 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a minor in Japanese.  Upon graduation, she immediately started working for Wilson & Wilson, CPAs.  She is currently studying for her Certified Public Account (CPA) and her Japanese Language Proficiency ((JLP) exams.  She enjoys reading and trying out new recipes.


Erika Bennett- Staff Accountant
907-456-8115 Ext 2206

Erika Bennett was born in Fairbanks, Alaska and raised in various cities across the state including Juneau, Soldotna, and Eagle River. She returned to Fairbanks where she graduated from Lathrop High School. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Marketing as well as a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, TN. After graduation, she returned to Fairbanks to begin working at Wilson & Wilson, CPAs. Her hobbies include paddleboarding, volleyball, and spending time with family and close friends.


Linda Padie - Bookkeeper
907-456-8115 Ext 2218

Linda Padie came to Alaska in her junior year of high school and married the love of her life in her senior year.  They raised four children in Houston, Alaska and then moved to Glennallen, Alaska where they lived for the past ten years before making their home in Fairbanks a year ago.  She graduated in 1998 from the University of Alaska Mat-Su with an Associates of Applied Science in Accounting.  She has performed bookkeeping and tax services for the past thirty years in Alaska.  Linda and her husband are currently raising their nine-year-old great grandson.  She and her family enjoy all of the outdoors that Alaska has to offer, hunting, fishing, camping and sightseeing.


Cindy Jorgensen - Bookkeeper
907-456-8115 Ext 2203

Cindy Jorgensen was raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho. In 2001, she moved to Fairbanks, AK to begin a new chapter with her husband, daughter, and twin boys. She has over twenty-five years of bookkeeping experience and acquired her Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Management from Brigham Young University – Idaho in April 2023. She enjoys cooking new recipes, being out in nature, and spending quality time with her grown family.


Rita J. Valentine - Firm Administrator
907-456-8115 Ext 2210

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.



Dean Nelson - Independant 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.