Mary Dickinson enjoys empowering people. She has a passion for accounting systems, spreadsheets, databases—and all of the structures and practices that support people in doing the work they love.
After an early focus on music and the arts, Mary discovered her true passion for business. She earned a degree in accounting and her CPA credential, and won a number of prestigious awards in the process.
Mary's work at Bader Martin emphasizes accounting, tax, and compilation and review services for professional service firms and other closely held businesses.
She is skilled in planning and accounting for complex transactions, scenario modeling, data management, and the development and implementation of spreadsheet tools for financial analysis.
Mary is also a leader in the firm’s employee benefit plan practice. She provides audit, consulting, and compliance services for benefit plans—including plan selection, monitoring and compliance, and optimization to serve business objectives.
Elijah Watt Sells Award
Washington State Gold Medal, November 1987 CPA Exam
Professional service firms
Employee benefit plans
Closely held businesses
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Washington
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
Western Pension and Benefits Council
National Center for Employee Ownership
Washington Women in Tax (Past President)
Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance
Association of Law Firm Administrators, Puget Sound Chapter
Cathedral Foundation of The Diocese of Olympia
The Diocese of Olympia, Board of Directors
Seattle Shakespeare Company, Advisory Board (Past Board Member and Treasurer)
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (Accounting), University of Washington