Barry G. Ziker


Joyce Ziker Parkinson, PLLC

Barry works on behalf of a wide range of clients on business and environmental matters. His practice includes representation of businesses on a variety of issues including their formation, equity and debt financing, contractual and employment relationships, divestitures and acquisitions. His experience as a business lawyer includes both private practice and serving as general counsel for an international telecommunications company.

Barry also practices in the area of environmental law, with an emphasis on facilitating transactions involving the transfer and development of contaminated properties, and providing advice to clients on legal issues throughout the investigation and cleanup process.

A graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, Barry is admitted to practice in Washington and Hawaii.



Steve Nelson


Stephen L. Nelson, CPA PLLC

Seattle-area certified public accountant Stephen L. Nelson provides tax and accounting services to private companies and their owners.

Steve is the author of co-author of many computer trade books, including Quicken for Dummies, QuickBooks for Dummies and the MBA's Guide to Microsoft Excel.

A past adjunct tax professor at Golden Gate University, he also publishes and edits several small business web sites, as noted above, and publishes the blog. 



Charles P. Holden

Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer

Thomas H. Lee Partners

Charles P. Holden is a managing director and chief financial officer at Thomas H. Lee Partners. Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Mr. Holden worked in various financial positions at Bracebridge Capital (formerly Farallon Fixed Income Associates), Wellington Management Company, Harvard Management Company and State Street Bank.

Mr. Holden is a founding member and a former director of the Private Equity CFO Association and a member of the Hedge Fund CFO Association.

Mr. Holden holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and an M.B.A., Beta Gamma Sigma, from Suffolk University.