A Family Affair 

As a small family-owned business, supporting small businesses, we believe that everyone should be treated like family.  We want you to feel comfortable turning to us when you need support.  We build strong relationships with our clients that are deeply rooted in trust and respect. 

It is likely that you will get to know all of the Edlins when you choose to work with us.  We are all here to support you!  Please meet....

Lisa Edlin

Lisa has over 30 years of experience in public and private accounting.  Her experience at the University of Washington as Associate Treasurer included overseeing the accounting for the university's $5 billion+ of investments.  She also worked closely with non-resident alien payroll tax compliance.  She is a CPA and has a Master's in Taxation from Golden Gate University.  Lisa's attention to detail, as well as her friendly and warm personality, makes her a joy for clients to work with.  In her free time, Lisa can be found on the tennis court or on her bicycle. 

Member: Washington Society of CPA's, American Institute of CPA's

QuickBooks Pro Certified

Paul Edlin

Paul is a Business/Accounting graduate from UW Bothell.  Paul's biggest asset is his ability to calm any storm; if there's ever an issue, Paul is there first, to solve the problem, and ease any nerves along the way.  Paul's problem-solving skills stem from his love for complex puzzle solving, as well as video game playing. 

QuickBooks Pro Certified

Emily Edlin

Emily comes to Emerald City Accounting with an MBA and experience in non-profit management.  Her affinity for branding and people-development makes her a key player in the firm's ability to gain new clients and serve existing ones.  Emily loves big picture thinking and gets excited when she has time to analyze processes and seek operational efficiencies.  When Emily isn't working, she generally can be found running, walking her pug at Alki, or hiking in the Cascades.