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Jeff Kavadias, CPA

Member of the Firm

Jeff has been practicing accounting in both the private and public sector for more than 25 years.  He has worked in a variety of industries and served a multitude of clients and companies.  Jeff has a Bachelors in Accounting from Gonzaga University and a Masters in Accounting from Gonzaga University.  In his free time Jeff likes to spend time with his wife and two daughters, snow ski and fish as often as he can.  Jeff is a member of the Washington State Society of CPA's.  

Ashley Diemert

Director of Operations

Ashley joined the firm in March of 2017 as a bookkeeper and has since grown in her role, always striving to learn new areas of accounting and tax work. She is also currently pursuing her CPA certification. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter, hunting for new craft beers to try, and watching superhero & fantasy movies.

Kayci Ferris


Kayci joined the firm in February 2018.  Kayci graduated from University of Idaho and pursued a career in interior design.  Kayci then decided she wanted a new career path and landed at Kavadias Hall.  She has grown fast in her role and continues to expand her knowledge.  In her free time she likes horseback riding, and spending time with her husband.  She likes to refer to herself as "Jeff's boss", and she really is.

Brittany Smith

Tax Senior

Brittany started with the firm as an intern for the Spring 2017 tax season.  Upon her graduation from Whitworth University in 2017 she joined the firm full time.  She is currently working towards obtaining her CPA designation.  Brittany currently does accounting and tax work for a wide variety of businesses and individuals.

Courtney Poulin

Head Accountant

Courtney joined the team in the fall of 2017.  She is an experienced and seasoned accountant.  She graduated from Whitworth University in 2005 with a degree in Business Administration.  Courtney is continuing her education and to pursue her goal of being a CPA.  Her hobbies include spending time with her family and her great dane.

Hope Dressler


Hope joined the firm in November 2019, after relocating to Spokane. She comes from a background of small business management and is eagerly learning more accounting and bookkeeping specifics. Hope is an avid reader and enjoys baking in her free time.