About Us

Will Chen, CPA

Managing Shareholder

Will Chen CPA PLLC


Will is the Founder and CEO of a successful accounting firm – Will Chen CPA PLLC. He has a friendly down to earth personality that “likes to get the job done.”  Will established his own accounting firm in Seattle in 2012.  Since then he has made strong ties in the international and local communities and very proud of the personalized services provided to his clients. Will has strong accounting and management background and he knows his stuff. Before exploring his abilities as an accounting entrepreneur, he gained valuable experience working for accounting power houses like RSM McGladrey and Fortune 500 companies like Kimberly Clark Corporation.

Community is also very important to Will, he always make time to volunteer for non-profit organizations that make positive differences in the communities. In his spare time, he enjoy playing golf with friends and volunteer with Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, Edmonds Rotary Club, and the Edmonds College. He is married to a local high school science teacher, Lisa.  They enjoy going to Edmonds Waterfront with their young son.

Community Service

  • Edmonds Chamber of Commerce
  • Edmonds Rotary Club
  • Founding member of Golf Club 99
  • Former Accounting instructor at Edmonds Community College
  • Accounting Advisory Committee Member at Edmonds Community College

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Washington State Notary Public


  • Master's Degree in Business Administration - Western Washington University
  • Master's Degree in Accounting - The University of Iowa
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting - The University of Iowa

Woman smilingJanine Urbanek, CPA

Tax Manager

Will Chen CPA PLLC


Janine is a licensed CPA and received her Masters of Accounting from North Carolina State University. She worked for the North Carolina Office of the State Auditor serving on the team auditing the Department of Revenue and the State's Annual Financial Statements. She then accepted a position with the Internal Revenue Service which brought her to Seattle. She worked for the IRS for 15 years gaining extensive tax knowledge and experience in resolving tax controversies. Janine is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is volunteering as a mentor/coach for the Girls on the Run organization.


Navdeep K. Sandhu, EA

Tax Preparer

Will Chen CPA PLLC

Navdeep is a licensed Enrolled Agent and joined Will Chen CPA PLLC in January 2023. For the past ten years, she has worked in various accounting positions, taxation being her passion. She is continuing to expand her expertise since joining the firm. Outside of work, Navdeep loves to spend time with her family, consisting of her husband and three beautiful daughters.

Professional Qualifications

  • Licensed Enrolled Agent


  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Kurukshetra University (India)