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Meet Our Team

The people who make up our team at Pulley & Muzzana CPAs are experienced and friendly.  We are committed to providing quality, personalized financial guidance to each of our clients. For a full list of our services, please see our Services page.  We look forward to working with you.

Meet Our Team:

Jennifer Muzzana, CPA

Jennifer, a native of Missoula, received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Montana in 1996. Her initial accounting experience was with a local interstate trucking company shortly after graduation. Prior to joining the firm in 2009, she also worked in retail management, and business administration at varying levels.  

Jennifer’s professional experience is in tax preparation and related issues, consulting for small businesses and individuals, tax planning, and is QuickBooks certified. She is a member of the AICPA and Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Marsha Carlson, CPA

Marsha, a native of Washington state, graduated from Gonzaga University in 1998.  Upon graduation, she began working in accounting and tax in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  She received her CPA certification in 2001 through the state of Colorado.  Marsha spent several years traveling to many states and several countries due to her husband's career.  When she returned to Colorado Springs, she started her own bookkeeping business.  In 2014, Marsha moved to Missoula with her family and became a valuable addition to the firm.

Marsha's professional experience is in income tax preparation, payroll tax preparation, and QuickBooks accounting. 

Erik West, CPA, MBA

Erik, a native of Wisconsin, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 1999.  He started his professional accounting career in public accounting in 2001 and received his CPA certification in 2004, through the state of Wisconsin.  After completing his MBA in October 2007, he moved to Missoula.  Erik worked as a Controller in Non-profit, Manufacturing, and the Transportation industries.  He also started his own consulting business where he stepped in as interim CFO for various businesses.

Erik has over 15 years of experience preparing and reviewing individual and business tax returns.  He is also qualified to prepare Canadian tax returns.  While in public accounting, Erik worked mostly with small businesses and individuals.   He is a member of the AICPA and Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Barbara Pulley

Barbara, the firm's founder and University of Montana graduate, has over 40 years of professional experience in tax and accounting. 

Barbara grew up working in her family's store, café and farm. Prior to beginning her practice, Barbara's personal accounting experience included rental real estate, automotive dealerships, insurance agencies, and varied administrative accounting functions at the University of Montana.

Barbara has been enjoying her retirement since 2019.


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