Chinook Accounting is a premium accounting firm owned by Caitlin Deutsch and Hailey Gundersen, CPA and located in Fairbanks, Alaska. Together they have a combined 16+ years of experience in the accounting field. Caitlin and Hailey are dedicated to their clients and are passionate about providing customized solutions to meet their individual needs. They take pride in delivering exceptional service that exceeds their clients’ expectations. As residents of Fairbanks and local Alaskans, they are actively involved in the community and committed to giving back to their city and state.
Chinook Accounting provides a range of services including payroll, tax compliance, tax planning, consulting, day-to-day accounting services, and reviews and compilations.
Hailey Gundersen is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor’s in Economics with a minor in Accounting from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Prior to founding Chinook Accounting, Hailey expanded her professional acumen and tax planning knowledge by working under a nationally recognized CPA. Here at Chinook Accounting she provides tax compliance services utilizing this expertise. She has a demonstrated history of improving accounting processes and implementing cost-saving measures that have helped her clients to achieve their financial goals.
Outside of her professional work, Hailey serves as a mentor and advisor for young professionals in the accounting field and coaches a local high school tennis team. She cares deeply for her community and volunteers as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors for the Breast Cancer Detection Center of Alaska. She enjoys traveling with her husband, coaching tennis, and spending summer days at the lake with her family and their dogs, Bentley and Mikko.
Caitlin Deutsch is an accomplished accounting professional and is CPA eligible. She holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Portland. She started her career in auditing as part of the Big 4 firm, KPMG, where she serviced fortune 500 companies and startups. Throughout her career, Caitlin has demonstrated a passion for excellence, a collaborative approach to problem-solving, and a strong commitment to delivering results for her clients. With her expertise in accounting and her dedication to outstanding service, Caitlin is well-equipped to help her clients achieve their financial goals and support long-term success.
In addition to her work in the accounting industry, Caitlin is a dedicated volunteer to her community. She coaches a local high school tennis team, organizes annual service projects, and served on the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Finance Committee for four years. In her free time, she enjoys Alaskan summers, skiing in the winter, spending time with her family, and supporting local businesses whenever she can.
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