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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Rubin, Koehmstedt & Nadler has been providing quality, personalized tax and accounting service to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax compliance and accounting services to more in-depth services such as financial statements, valuation services, merger and acquisition consulting, state and local tax strategy and international tax compliance and planning.

With over 40 years of establishing trust in our community, Rubin, Koehmstedt & Nadler is one of the leading firms in the Metro DC area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is simple - to make a difference for our people, our team and our community. Every aspect of our firm focuses on this overarching goal as we guide our clients forward...

Our Team

Clint Thomas

clint@rkncpa.com 703-971-2422 B.S. - Accounting, Liberty University
CPA, CVA

As practice leader, Clint brings over 25 years of experience in serving clients from a variety of industries. His specialty is in working with government contractors, technology companies, small to mid-sized closely held service businesses of all types as well as high net worth individuals. In addition to his CPA designation, Clint is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and able to perform valuation and expert testimony engagements. He also has experience with Merger and Acquisition engagements as well as the field of International Tax. Having been raised in his family construction business in Oklahoma, Clint's entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to help other business owner's succeed directs our vision and direction at RKN.

Jesse Wetherington, Jr.

jesse@rkncpa.com 703-971-2422 B.A.-Mathematics and Economics - UNC; Masters - Accounting/Financial Management - Keller
CPA

Jesse joined Rubin, Koehmstedt & Nadler in 1993 after serving as a controller for one of the firm clients. Prior to that he worked as an assistant controller for a chain of retail stores with approximately 40 locations in eight states. While working his way through college, he served as an operations manager for a retail chain, a regional manager for a frozen yogurt company and a quality control supervisor and trainer at a long distance call operations center. Jesse holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Mathematics and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a certificate of Advanced Study in Accounting from Guilford College and a Masters degree in Accounting and Financial Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management.

Kathleen Ecott

kathleen@rkncpa.com 703-971-2422 Passed the Enrolled Agent exam - awaiting complete certification

Having initially been a part of the RKN team from 2003 – 2012, Kathleen returned to our firm in May 2018 after having worked for a client for 6 years. Kathleen has over 30 years of accounting experience in both profit and nonprofit organizations of all sizes. Her expertise spans various industries including real estate, education and healthcare. Her responsibilities for the firm are primarily accounting services and tax return preparation. She is currently working towards completing a degree in Business Information Systems at DeVry University.

Jenifer Crouch

jenifer@rkncpa.com 703-971-2422 B.S. - Accounting, George Mason University
CPA

Jenifer joined Rubin, Koehmstedt & Nadler in 2019 after 5 years of experience at a large independent tax firm. Her experience includes tax consulting and compliance for domestic and international individuals, partnerships, S-corporations, and private and public C-corporations. Prior to obtaining her CPA license, she worked in the customer service and service department of a local furniture retail company and an inside sales manager of a manufacturing company. She was a peer tutor in various subjects including accounting, calculus and geology. She enjoys educating and helping others learn and understand the subject matter. She also spent time as stay at home mom. During her children’s elementary academic career, she was a trusted parent volunteer; she also served two years as the Parent Teacher Association President. She earned her BS in Accounting from George Mason University.

Ceda Putiyon

ceda@rkncpa.com 703-971-2422 B.S. - Accounting - Strayer University
Enrolled Agent

Ceda is a seasoned accountant with over 30 years of experience and has held an EA License since 2006. Before joining Rubin, Koehmstedt & Nadler in 2019 she owned her own accounting firm for thirteen years. Her experience includes accounting, tax consulting and compliance for individuals and closely held corporations in industries including Automotive, Retail, Information Technology, Health Care, Administrative & Support, Real Estate, and Property Management. Ceda holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Strayer University. She completed the Leadership Prince William program and served as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Prince William County Chamber of Commerce. Ceda is also a Quick Books Pro Advisor.

Erin Thomas

erin@rkncpa.com 703-971-2422 B.S. - Social Science, Minor in Human Resources

Erin is our Firm Administrator and handles all aspects of our backoffice and client service needs.

Pat Chichka

pat@rkncpa.com 703-971-2422 CPA

As a former owner of the firm, Pat now assists with tax preparation during busy season, client transition matters and spending time with her family.