Contact Us

Directions:
  • From I-5 North or South
  • Take Exit #177 towards Kingston Ferry / Edmonds / WA-104 W
  • Merge onto WA-104 W toward Kingston Ferry / Edmonds
  • Keep right at the fork near Panera Bread, continue onto WA-104 W / Edmonds Way for 2.6 miles
  • Edmonds Way becomes 5th Avenue S
  • Turn right on Maple Street from 5th Avenue S
  • The entrance to the building will be on the left, next to the Edmonds Hardware Store
  • Please park in the designated TSC parking

TSC Direction

Traner Smith & Co., PLLC

  • 201 Fifth Avenue S, Suite 202
  • Edmonds, WA 98020
  • Phone: 425-640-8650
  • Fax: 425-640-8655
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James M. Traner, CPA

Principal
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James M. Traner, CPA

James M. Traner is one of two founding partners of Traner Smith & Co. established in 1994.  He has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Washington since 1975.  He graduated in 1972 from University of Washington where he earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Business with an emphasis in Accounting.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Washington State Society of CPA’s. 

Jim offers nearly 40 years of experience in public accounting.  Prior to establishing himself as a Partner in Traner Smith & Co., Jim worked for twelve years at a national CPA firm where he was a tax partner.  He has worked extensively with small to medium sized business.  He enjoys working with clients, preparation of financial statements, income tax planning & preparation, and business consultation.

Jim is a Vietnam veteran and is very involved in the community serving currently as the District Commander of VFW District 1 and Treasurer of Olympic Fly Fishing Club.  He is also the past President and Treasurer of Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club and Commander of VFW Post 8870.

Kenneth G. Smith, CPA/PFS/PFP

Principal
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Kenneth G. Smith, CPA/PFS

Kenneth G. Smith is one of two founding partners of Traner Smith & Co. established in 1994.  Ken graduated from Washington State University in 1981 with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.  He has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Washington since 1984 and achieved the AICPA Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation in December 2010. 

Ken worked as a Staff Accountant to Manager level at a national accounting firm, Pannell Kerr Forster in Seattle, Washington until 1990.  Ken joined Clothier & Head, PS a large local Seattle accounting firm in 1990 and admitted as a Partner in 1992.

Ken serves clients throughout the US and Canada with emphasis in tax planning and preparation, preparing financial statements and has 32 years of experience in such engagements.  Ken is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Washington State Society of CPA’s. 

Ken is the Treasurer of the National Football League Northwest Alumni Association since 2005, he is also the Treasurer of Camp Korey, a Hole in the Wall camp in Carnation, Washington since 2004.  Ken is the past President and Board Member of Everett Golf & Country Club in Everett, Washington.

Rebecca Hang

Manager
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E. Piper Biehl, CPA

Manager
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Shane Summer, CPA

Manager
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Kevin G. Smith, CPA

Manager
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Michelle Wallace

Senior Associate
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Aliza Wong

Senior Associate
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Ian Goralnick

Senior Associate
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Pearl Lara

Staff Accountant
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Daniel Li

Staff Accountant
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Nhat Pham

Staff Accountant
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Melissa Hardy

Staff Accountant
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Heidi Shelton

Accounting Technician
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Julie Stepenski

Office Manager
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Silver Tannura

Administrative Assistant
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