Meet Our Team
Pamela A. Thomson, CPA
Pam is one of the firm's Partners. She graduated from California State University, and has worked with two National CPA firms before forming Luby and Thomson, PLLC with Don Luby. She specializes in performing Certified Audits, Reviews and Compilations in various industries including Not-For-Profit, HOA's, and Construction companies. She also prepares Tax Returns for individuals and all other entities as well as Peer Reviews for other CPA's.
Pam is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants where she is a member of the Peer Review Committee for the WSCPA.
Sarah Omiliak, CPA
Sarah earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Accounting from Gonzaga University. She focuses on audits and reviews of nonprofits, homeowners' associations, and construction companies. Prior to joining Luby & Thomson in 2016, Sarah worked as an auditor in a mid-sized local accounting firm where she frequently worked with nonprofits. Sarah's favorite part of her role is getting to know her clients and creating a pleasant but effective audit experience. Sarah is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Christopher Mooney, CPA
Chris is one of the firm's Partners. He co-manages the tax portion of the firm with Don. Chris holds a Masters of Taxation and Bachelors in Accounting from the University of Southern California. He specializes in the tax aspects of business transactions and operations as well as international taxation preparation and planning. Prior to joining Luby & Thomson, Chris spent 5 years working at Grant Thornton LLP. He is passionate about proactively helping his clients understand how the tax law impacts them and what changes can be made to generate tax savings.
Donald W. Luby, CPA
Don has been in business since 1980 and is currently semi-retired. He is a long time resident of Seattle, raised in Ballard where he attended St. Alphonus and then onto St. Edwards Seminary, Seattle Prep. He graduated from Seattle University. Don started his career with the Army Audit Agency in San Francisco before he was drafted. He was attached to the Army Audit Agency serving in Korea and Vietnam. His government job spanned 13 years and included 3 years in Europe managing an audit office. Don practices in the Federal Tax area.
Don is active with several non-profit organizations: Special Olympics Washington, Knights of Columbus , Serra Club.
Kit Guo, CPA
Kit Guo joined the office as a senior tax accountant in 2019. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Accounting and earned her Master of Professional Accountancy from Yeshiva University. Before joining the team, she worked as a tax accountant in multiple mid-size local firms for four years. She is a member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Pat earned her Bachelors in Business Administration from Pacific Lutheran University. She's worked in a variety of in- house accounting positions. Pat has been with Luby & Thomson, PLLC for 8 years and had 9 years tax experience prior to joining our firm. Pat spends the majority of her time here preparing business and individual income tax returns.
Michelle is a tax preparer and has been with the firm since 2017. She has her BBA in Human Resource Management from Gonzaga University and is currently studying to sit for the CPA exam.
Brittany was hired as an office administrator in 2013 and is a full time fixture at the front desk. She is also our go to person for just about all things office related.
Before joining the team she studied Performing Arts at the University of New Mexico. When she isn't working in the office, she can usually be found either rehearsing or performing with local theaters around the Seattle area.
Chris joined the firm in July of 2018 and has a BA in Psychology from the University of Washington and an AA in Accounting from North Seattle College. She has worked in small business accounting and bookkeeping for over 30 years with a wide variety of businesses in various industries.
Shirlee joined the firm as an office administrator in 2019. She has a B.A. in Communications from the University of Washington.