Pete Luchini

Pete has worked in accounting for 15 years, developing skills to assist her clients in meeting their goals. Her areas of expertise include tax planning and preparation for individuals, partnerships, and corporations, financial statement services, valuation services, IRS representation, and retirement planning. She works with all types of businesses, including construction, hospitality, agriculture, healthcare, and not-for-profit organizations. Pete has a passion for finding workable solutions and thinks tax planning is fun. She and her husband also own a grocery store and gas station in Manson, Washington, while they live in Cashmere, Washington, both communities they are proud to be a part of.

Pete has six children, ranging in age from three to 14, making having kids nearly a hobby. She enjoys watching them grow more than anything. Pete loves to travel and spend time with her family. She is known for her practicality and intrepid manner. Prior to graduate school at the University of Montana, Pete attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks, meeting her husband in the nearby town of North Pole. She holds a fondness for the Pacific Northwest, homemade tamales, and a good game of Scrabble.

Professional Organizations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Forensic and Valuation Services section of the AICPA

Civic Organizations

Member, Cashmere Rotary
Director, Saddlerock Education Association
Board Member, Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce
Director, Chelan-Douglas County Volunteer Attorney Services
Past Member, Diocese of Yakima Finance Council, St. Francis Finance Council
Past Director, Hospice Foundation of North Central Washington

Educational Background

Accredited in Business Valuation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Washington State Insurance License
Certified Public Accountant
Master of Accountancy from the University of Montana - Missoula, 2004
Master of Business Administration, General Management emphasis, from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2000
Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences, Finance minor, from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1999

Publications

Saving for College - Wenatchee Business Journal, November 2017
Financial Steps to Take Before a Divorce - Wenatchee Business Journal, July 2017
How Much Home Can You Afford? - Wenatchee Business Journal, May 2017
Top Ten Accounting Secrets - LEXI Women's Leadership Summit, March 25 2017
Tax Debt and the IRS - Wenatchee Business Journal, June 2016