Margaret M. Boyle, CPA, CVA - Client Advisor
Margaret M Boyle, CPA, CVA (Maggie) is the managing partner of the Dental Group Companies. She is a University of Washington graduate, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).
Maggie has been providing tax, consulting and planning services to dental professionals since 1990. In 1998, she partnered with Sam Martin to form Dental Group, LLC with the single-minded purpose of providing dentists with the proactive hands-on financial and tax services that they clearly need, want and deserve.
She serves on the board and is the Washington representative for the Academy of Dental CPAs, a select group of 26 CPA firms throughout the US that provide progressive consulting, accounting and tax services to dental professionals. Maggie has guest lectured at the University of Washington Dental School, SKCDS and many local study clubs.
Maggie and her husband live on Whidbey Island and enjoy traveling, cooking and being on the water in almost any boat (is 12 too many boats too have?).
Sam Martin, MBA, CFP®, CPA - Client Advisor
Sam Martin is Director of Wealth Management Services and Advanced Tax Planning and a principal of the Dental Group, LLC / Martin Boyle PLLC / Dental Wealth Advisors LLC.
Dental Group works with clients to increase practice profitability in a customer service based environment. The firm has a strong bias toward wealth accumulation through the process of financial planning and implementation: "It is not about gross, or even ultimately about net. Rather; it is about wealth accumulation and achieving long-term goals." Getting clear about your long-term goals and financial concerns, building a written financial and investment plan and establishing an ongoing process for monitoring and updating your plan provides a tremendous increase in quality of life and allows you to spend your time focusing on the people and activities most important to you.
Sam has been providing tax and financial planning services to dentists and specialists since 1981. A Kirkland native, Sam, his wife Lori, son and daughter live in North Bend and enjoy hiking, fly fishing, landscaping and a myriad of family and academic activities.
Mary Johnson - Firm Administrator
Mary holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Since 2001 she has supported professional service firms in accounting and management capacities.
Here at the Dental Group Mary enjoys the challenge of a wide variety of responsibilities including facility management, IT and software support, company finances, human resources, benefits administration and compliance requirements across all three business lines.
During her personal time, she likes to garden, sew, travel to see family and try new outdoor sports.
Yianni Cardaras, MPAcc, CPA - Account Manager
Yianni holds a Master’s degree in Professional Accounting and has over 10 years of tax and accounting experience. Yianni thoroughly enjoys assisting Dentists to achieve their practice and personal financial goals. He has also become our resident payroll guru.
Yianni comes from a Greek background and enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He also enjoys working around his house with small projects and enjoys learning about gardening as well as beekeeping.
Josh Mathisen, MBA, CPA - Account Manager
Josh is originally from Seattle and earned his Bachelors degree in Administration & Accounting from the University of Washington (Go Huskies!).
After earning his Masters in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California (Go Trojans!) he remained in Los Angeles for 10 years serving as a business manager to A-list celebrities and musicians. He loves listening to and playing music (drums and a little guitar) and is also passionate about snowboarding… and football!
Here at the Dental Group, Josh is eager to learn new things and help our clients navigate the often-times complex world of tax and finance.
Angad Shah, CPA, CVA - Account Manager
Originally from India, Angad came to Washington State in 2002 to join family. Since graduating Cum-Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Central Washington University, Angad has gained experience preparing complex tax returns, financial statements, forecasts and business valuations. But what he really enjoys is being a consultant to our clients. He believes the consulting aspect adds tremendous value to the service we provide and is a powerful tool in helping our clients achieve their goals.
In addition to his work, Angad has volunteered at Mary’s Place in Seattle and currently helps at the Hindu Cultural Center in Bothell. He also enjoys hiking, swimming, biking and spending time with his children.
Julie Jang, EA - Account Manager
Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Certificate in Accounting. She kicked off her accounting career in 2004 and since then has accumulated a wide range of taxation and accounting experiences through her time at CPA and law firms. She has also volunteered at non-profit organizations. Additionally, she is an IRS-certified Enrolled Agent.
She always enjoys the process of finding solutions to diverse challenges with her positive attitude and strong work ethic.
In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, listening to music of all genres, and taking scenic walks surrounded by nature. She also takes great pride in her South Korean heritage and loves to share her knowledge of Korea’s rich culture and history when asked.
Rich Yang - Account Manager
Rich joined Dental Group LLC in September 2017 with more than 12 years in the accounting field. He is currently pursuing his Master of Professional Accounting at Seattle University. During his undergraduate years, not only did he tutor students studying Chinese, but he also volunteered to help some international students get familiar with American culture and food.
Originally from Guilin China where the landscape features dramatic limestone formations, incredibly lush mountains, and the clear waters of the Li River, Rich appreciates our beautiful working environment with the view of Lake Washington.
When he has time, he enjoys playing ping-pong, badminton and tennis and indulging in his favorite food – tofu skin!
Leslie Berry – Front Office Coordinator
Leslie is a graduate of Central Washington University and has been in human resources and administration for over two decades.
As the Front Office Coordinator, Leslie will likely be the first face you see when you walk through the front door and the friendly voice you hear on the phone. She incorporates her administrative knowledge and customer service skills to assist our team and clients while supporting all three business entities here at Dental Group.
Leslie is a native Washingtonian and lives in Sammamish. She loves adventuring and exploring the Northwest with her husband and their blue heeler in their Scamp travel trailer, and in her leisure time enjoys gardening, reading, Seahawk games, and volunteering at local events.
Barb Floren - Dental Accounting Specialist
Barb Floren has been with the Dental Group since 2004 and performs a number of accounting support functions for our clients. Barb joined us with more than 15 years of accounting experience and an additional 20 years of office administration experience to apply to client related work and processes within our office.
Barb and her husband have two grown sons, a scruffy dog named Annie and their cat Buddy. Barb enjoys travel, reading and watching Seahawks football (big-time fan)!
LeAnn Layman - Dental Accounting Specialist
LeAnn is a Washington native and grew up in Yakima. While her children were young, she moved to the greater Seattle area seeking more opportunities for herself and her family. She has worked in accounting and bookkeeping for over 15 years and challenges herself to find the best and most efficient way to accomplish her work every day. LeAnn is responsible for Dental Group client billing, tax return processing, Accounts Receivable and numerous support functions.
As a volunteer LeAnn was Vice President and Treasurer for the Lakewood Youth Football Association and launched the Powder Puff Football program to raise money to sponsor families unable to pay for participation in sports. But that’s not where football ended for LeAnn – she is also a Women’s Professional Football player! She played in the first ever Women’s Hall of Fame game and will play with the AFE Team USA in Virginia Beach this year.
Aimee Gavurnik - Portfolio Manager
Another Washington native, Aimee grew up in North Seattle. She is a graduate of the University of Washington’s School of Business and member of the Golden Key National Honor Society.
Aimee has over 20 years of experience in the Financial Services industry and is a 2011 graduate of the College for Financial Planning. She provides integral support functions to the Dental Wealth Advisors group and is our liaison with clients and custodians.
Aimee enjoys living in Bothell, tending to her gardening and spending time with family and friends.
Karrie Ratzburg, RDH - Lead Transition Consultant
Karrie is a graduate of Oregon Health Sciences University and earned a Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Washington. She joined the team at DG Transitions in 2015, and has over 26 years of experience with dental practices. She offers close, effective guidance and support for transitioning dentists - from initial contacts, to evaluating opportunities, and through the closing of purchase or sale of their practices.
Karrie was born and raised on a wheat and cattle ranch in Montana, and has called Seattle home for 25 years. She and her husband, a physician, support their three children in school, music, and sports. Away from the office, and when not at soccer games or swim meets, they enjoy hiking together as a family on trails around the beautiful Puget Sound region.