About Us

Our Skills to Support Your Business Success in Washington!

About Shamballa Centre LLC: A licensed Washington Certified Public Accounting Firm, with CPA and Accountant Partners who are all Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisors specializing in providing year-round accounting advisory services to closely-held businesses and non-profits in Anacortes and surrounding areas. This includes supporting their administrative needs, taking bookkeeping, payroll, and annual renewals off their plates, and taking care of the annual and periodic state and federal tax returns and reporting. Leveraging professional support in these areas decreases stress, decreases time spent addressing tax and accounting issues, and increases the accuracy of tax returns and reports, and makes financial records more meaningful and useful.

OUTSOURCING ACCOUNTING – Business and organizations outsource their taxes, payroll, and record keeping. Shamballa Centre works with them to provide services at a customized service level that ideally benefits the organization, evolving with needs as they change.

For more information about these services, email or call our office at +1 (360) 399-7287.

Voted the Best Business Consultant in Anacortes in 2019, and drawing from over 30 years of experience with some of the most well-recognized companies in the world, Sheri
Muntean CPA Ph.D. founded Shamballa Centre over 20 years ago with the mission to provide individuals and businesses with services that diminish workload, reduce financial stress, and increase their peace of mind.

About our Founder, Sheri Muntean CPA PhD

Sheri Muntean CPA PhD (WA CPA 22643, CA CPA 59854) founded Shamballa Centre LLC after rising to the level of National Manager at Ernst & Young in the late 1990s, then the largest tax practice in the world. Wishing to bring that level of service to small businesses, and with a Masters in Psychology and PhD in Metaphysics, Sheri created an environment at Shamballa Centre LLC combining a commitment to community service and and an optimal work environment with the professionalism of the top CPA firms in the country. She created the vision of Shamballa Centre LLC, for employees and clients, Supporting Success - Providing Peace of Mind.


Darene Follett CPA NMLS is our Tax Partner, a Certified Public Accountant (WA License No. 31905) and Notary who specializes in individual, non-profit, and small-business taxation with a strong background in yellow-book audits and banking. Darene is the lead partner on all Shamballa Centre S Corporation, Excise, and Non-profit work.


Ariel McCould is our Accounting Partner, a Certified Bookkeeper and Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor, who has been working with the Shamballa Centre CPA Firm for over fifteen years. Ariel spearheads the bookkeeping side of the Shamballa Centre practice.


Shaylee Griffin is our Managing Partner, Client Success Partner and Payroll Coordinator, is a Certified Accounting Services Specialist, Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor, and has decades of experience in customer support and service. Shay is in charge of all of Shamballa's payroll-related issues. She is working towards becoming an Enrolled Agent with the IRS.

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Shamballa Kids:
Payton Griffin, Presley Griffin, Oaklie Griffin

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