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About Us

About Our Firm

For two decades, Fredette, Sankowski & Company has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Fredette, Sankowski & Company's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs, thorough research, and sound analysis. Fredette, Sankowski & Company is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.

Our Team

Brian T. Fredette, CPA (518) 583-4166

Tax Partner
Brian co-founded the firm in 1988 and manages the firms tax practice. Brian is a graduate of Siena College. He has 27 years of tax experience specializing in estate planning, tax planning, business start-up and planning, and representation of clients for Federal or State tax audits.
Brian currently volunteers as a trustee for the Saratoga Care Foundation. He is also a trustee for the Saratoga Lions Club Foundation and a member of the St. Clements Church Finance Committee.

Walter W. Sankowski, CPA

Audit Partner
Walt co-founded the firm in 1988 and manages the firms audit and accounting department. Walter is a graduate of Albany State University. He has 35 years of public accounting experience. He specializes in auditing, compilations, reviews, tax planning, small business and non-profit consulting.
Walt is currently serving on the Board of the Saratoga Springs Rotary Education Foundation in addition to being Treasurer and serving on the Board of Directors of Wesley Nursing Home.

Richard I. Soellner, CPA

Tax Manager
Richard joined the firm in 1996 and oversees firm tax and audit compliance. Richard is a graduate of the State University of Binghamton. He has 23 years of accounting experience and specializes in tax planning and consulting, tax research, small business consulting and computer consulting including Quickbooks.

Laura C. Prouty, CPA

Senior Tax Accountant
Laura joined the firm in 1998. She is a graduate of Siena College. Laura is responsible for the preparation of large corporate tax and accounting engagements.

Jillian Woodcock, CPA

Senior Audit Accountant
Jillian joined the firm in 2003. She is a graduate of Siena College. Jillian is responsible for the supervision of audit engagements as well as preparation of personal, partnership and corporate tax returns.

Tina Currier

Tina joined the firm in 2007. She is a graduate of Adirondack Community College. Tina is responsible for the preparation of personal and corporate tax returns.