About – Werner O'Meara

Meet the Team

With over 150 years of combined experience, you can rely on sound financial advice from professionals who are ready to tackle your complex tax and accounting issues. Our team is dedicated to helping you succeed.

Peg O'Meara, CPA

Partner

Barbara Carney, CPA

Partner

Aliina Anton-Erik, CPA

Partner

Rachel Sites, CPA

Sharie Landsverk, CPA

Charles Meyerson, CPA

Sue Diasio

Euli Rath, CPA

Rachel Griscom, CPA

Roger Werner, CPA

Retired Partner

Alexandra Carney

Firm Administrator

Molly Nelson, CFP®, CMFC®

Financial Planning Consultant

Jazmin Nunez

Intern

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Peg O’Meara, CPA

Peg O’Meara, CPA and Partner, has practiced in Public Accounting since 1979. She received her B.A. in Accounting/ Economics from Gonzaga University and holds a Masters of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University. She has experience in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, construction, retail and legal services. As a tax specialist, Peg handles issues in the areas of individual, partnership, corporate, trust and estate taxation. She is a member of the AICPA and WSCPA, and holds a current Certified Public Accountant license issued by the Washington State Board of Accountancy.

Peg and her husband, Jeff, have three children: Alexandra, Austin, and Casey. In her spare time she enjoys trips to her cabin on Lake Chelan. Peg is an avid reader, a connoisseur of fine wines, an aristocrat of business, and a wizard on the ten key. She has mastered the games of badminton and bocce ball.

Barbara Carney, CPA

Barbara Carney, CPA and Partner, has been with Werner, O’Meara & Company since January 2005. She worked for twenty years as an office manager before returning to school to obtain her degree. She was awarded her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Central Washington University in June 2003 and her Master of Professional Accountancy from CWU in June 2004. Her areas of interest include the construction industry, trust and estate taxation, and small-to-medium sized businesses. Barbara is a member of the Washington State Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. Barbara holds a current Certified Public Accountant license issued by the Washington State Board of Accountancy.

When she is not working, Barbara enjoys spending time with her husband and three children and camping with her sisters and brothers at the family property in Lilliwaup on Hood Canal.

Aliina Anton-Erik, CPA

Aliina Anton-Erik, CPA/PFS and Partner, joined the firm in 2012. She holds a Masters of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University, has been a licensed CPA since 2007, and is a certified Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). She has been practicing since 2002 in all things tax related. Aliina focuses her time on tax planning and consulting, personal financial planning, and other specialized tax issues and situations. She is particularly interested in special needs planning, special needs trusts, gifting, partnership issues, and individual retirement planning. Aliina is happy to work closely with you and your attorney to put together a tax and estate plan that achieves your goals. Aliina is a member of the Washington State Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. She holds a current Certified Public Accountant license issued by the Washington State Board of Accountancy.

In her free time, Aliina enjoys aerobics, racing down the ski hill, managing her wild yard and trying to take control of her 1940’s Everett home. She and her husband have two children, Forrest and Sylvia, and two homely but delightful cats.

Rachel Sites, CPA

Rachel Sites, CPA, first joined the Werner, O’Meara & Company team in January 2008 after earning her BS in Accounting from Central Washington University in 2007. In June 2011, Rachel went to work as an accounting manager and then assistant controller for an environmental drilling company. However, the call of public accounting couldn’t be ignored for long, and Rachel returned home to Werner, O’Meara & Company in June 2014. She enjoys providing financial accounting services including reviewed, compiled, and prepared financial statements. She also likes working with a variety of clients who have complex tax issues such as operating in multiple states or trading cryptocurrency. She is a member of the Washington Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs, and holds a current Certified Public Accounting license issued by the Washington State Board of Accountancy.

Aside from accounting, Rachel loves spending time with her husband playing board games, visiting local craft breweries, and traveling. She is also passionate about animal rescue and can often be found walking or playing with her furry four legged kids at the dog park.

Sharie Landsverk
Sharie Landsverk, CPA

Sharie Landsverk, CPA, has been providing accounting services for small to medium sized businesses since 1983 and has worked with Roger Werner since January 1997. Sharie obtained her BS in Accounting from Central Washington University in 1995. While she works with a variety of business types, she has developed an expertise in the construction industry. Her experience also includes training and assistance with computer applications such as QuickBooks. Sharie is a member of the Washington Society of CPAs,and holds a current Certified Public Accountant license issued by the Washington State Board of Accountancy. You will often hear her say she loves her job, not just because she likes taxes and accounting, but because of the team culture we have at Werner O’Meara & Company.

Outside the office, Sharie enjoys spending time with her family. Her two sons Aaron and Sean are the highlight of her life and her sister Tania is her best friend. Aaron keeps her entertained with his musical abilities and Sean with his baseball and soccer events. They spend a lot of time in their motor home camping or just visiting Tania’s farm. Sharie’s house is often full of kids and she loves that they make themselves at home there.

Charlie Meyerson
Charles Meyerson, CPA

Charles “Charlie” Meyerson, CPA, joined Werner, O’Meara & Co. in November 2015. He received a BA in Environmental Studies from the University of Washington in 2005. Charlie’s innate ability to converse led to employment in the hospitality industry. Excited at the prospect of changing fields and hoping to use his love of numbers, Charlie enrolled at Central Washington University where he earned a BS in Accounting in 2011. If the weather is cooperating, you can usually find Charlie outside doing something: fly fishing, hiking, golfing and BBQing being the most likely.

Sue Diasio

Sue DiAsio joined the Werner, O’Meara & Co. team in February 2020. She obtained a BS in Accounting from the Central Washington University in 1997. Sue has worked for both local and national CPA firms since graduating from CWU.

Sue provides tax preparation and planning services for clients of all sizes and types (Individuals, Partnerships, S Corporations, Corporations, Private Foundations, Not for Profits, Estates and Trusts). She also enjoys preparing reviewed financial statements. Her attention to detail is especially beneficial when working with client’s having multiple entities and larger projects.

She strives to provide every client with prompt service of the highest quality based on their individual needs.

Outside of accounting, Sue enjoys hiking, rock climbing, rowing and spending time with family!

Euli Rath
Euli Rath, CPA

Seattle for several years. She has worked in both audit and tax and enjoys the variety in her work. She is adept at handling both businesses and individuals. She graduated from Central Washington University in Ellensburg with a degree in mathematics. Later she returned to school to earn a post-baccalaureate accounting certificate from Southern Oregon University. She received her CPA in 2008.

In her free time, Euli enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children. She likes to read, go for walks, and play games with family and friends.

Rachel Griscom
Rachel Griscom, CPA

Rachel Griscom, CPA joined Werner O’Meara in September. After earning a BBA in Accounting from the University of Washington, she began her career with three years of private accounting experience at a microbiological laboratory. She then switched to public accounting and spent one and a half years working in tax before settling at Werner O’Meara.

In her spare time, Rachel enjoys getting outdoors and spending time with friends and family. She is excited to join the team and is looking forward to her first tax season with everyone!

Roger Werner
Roger Werner, CPA

Roger Werner, CPA and Retired Partner, spent nearly all of his adult life in practice as an accountant. His business career began with the U.S. Navy Supply Corp. where he performed accounting services for a small Naval facility from 1969-1972. Coupled with an MBA degree from the University of California – Berkeley with a concentration in accounting, this was enough to assure him that accounting was the right career choice.

He followed the Navy job with four years at the national accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co., and practice in local accounting firms. In 1978 he helped found Vine, Dahlen, Werner & Company which grew into a 20-person accounting practice. In 1999 he split off to form Werner, O’Meara & Co. PLLC with several of his respected colleagues.

Roger’s primary focus in practice was tax and financial accounting and consulting for small businesses of all types. He placed an emphasis on tax practice and taught numerous classes and seminars in tax accounting. Among Roger’s clients were contractors, professional firms, wholesalers, manufacturers, non-profit organizations and many others. He was one of the first CPAs in Washington to initiate a financial planning and investment advisory practice, and holds the distinction of being the first professional in the state to be both a personal financial specialist and a registered investment advisor.

In April, 2014, Roger entered a new passage in life. Although he continues to provide investment advisory services, he retired from full-time public accounting and set out on his 38′ sailboat with his wife, Lynne and dog, Salty. While fulfilling this life long dream, Roger has stayed in touch by writing up periodic reports on his blog site at SV-Schatzi. He says the family has not made any future plans, so all suggestions are welcome!

Alexandra Carney
Alexandra Carney

Alexandra Carney joined the firm in August 2020 after completing her bachelor’s degree in accounting at Washington State University. Her attention to detail, sunny disposition, and ability to organize has made her an asset in the firm administrator position. In her spare time, Alexandra likes to explore the world of fashion and beauty, as well as spend time with her two fur babies.

Molly Nelson, CFP®, CMFC®

Molly Nelson is a financial planning consultant for Avantax Planning PartnersSM. In collaboration with a client’s CPA, Molly provides integrated planning and investment strategies for growing and protecting individuals and business clients’ wealth.

She designs personalized wealth management solutions by integrating estate planning, risk management and retirement planning. Additionally, she supports business owners by reviewing their company retirement plans and optimizing for tax efficiency and helps with business transition strategies. Her focus is based on each client’s unique objectives and priorities.

One of Molly’s favorite parts of her job is watching her clients have that “ah-ha” moment when they realize they actually CAN pursue their dreams! Molly is a graduate of the University of Oregon and in her spare time likes to spend time with family, make photo books, and socialize with friends.

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Jazmin Nunez

Jazmin Nunez joined the firm in January of 2022. She is a current student pursuing her accounting degree at the University of Washington Bothell and is excited about this new journey. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, but is most excited about playing soccer.