Meet the Partners

Erin Schlichting


Erin has more than 25 years of public accounting experience. She specializes in business, personal, and estate taxation and planning. Erin leverages tax strategies to promote business and personal tax planning to help her clients achieve their goals.

Erin specializes in serving physicians and dentists, manufacturing and distribution businesses and their owners, and real estate investors and developers.

Erin graduated from California State University in 1979 and received her Master’s in Taxation from Golden Gate University in 2002. She has taught classes for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Western Washington University, California State University – Chico, and Whatcom Community College.


Wendy Wixson


Wendy has more than 20 years of public accounting experience and focuses her practice on US tax implications for Canadians. Through her career she has assisted numerous individuals transition residency; family businesses expand to the US, real estate developers and investors structure their projects, and foreign entertainers plan their US tours and manage their federal and state tax obligations.

Wendy regularly works with expatriates, foreign citizens resident in the U.S., and foreign businesses. She helps her clients manage their worldwide taxes, identify eligible treaty benefits, and plan upfront for an efficient tax outcome.

She shares her knowledge of international taxation many times during the year, through seminars and speaking engagements in both the U.S. and Canada.

Wendy earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Washington, and completed her Masters in Taxation at Golden Gate University.


Contact Us

For Erin Schlichting CPA:
851 Coho Way, Suite 308
Bellingham, Washington 98225
Phone: (360) 778-1968

For Innov8 CPAs:
851 Coho Way, Suite 203
Bellingham, Washington 98225
Phone: (360) 483-2005

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