Jim Gianelli holds an Accounting Degree from the University of Washington and a Masters Degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University.
He has been licensed as a CPA in Washington state since 1978, and worked for several local and regional CPA firms until 1983, where he was an internal auditor for Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc. and its parent, Saltchuk Resources, Inc.
Gianelli worked as Tax Director of Saltchuk Resources from 1998-2011. Since then has worked as Tax Manager for Hanlin, Moss, P.S. focusing on taxation of small businesses and high net worth clients.
Gianelli is also an accredited Chartered Global Management Accountant and is a member of the Washington Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.