About Us

Our Advisors

Angie Zito

Principal

Angie moved to the Island in 2010 with her family and found that the people and the scenery would make it hard to ever leave. Since then, she and her family have been making their home in Coupeville where she and her spouse are active within the community.

Angie worked with small businesses for 11 years before joining Dale E. Offret, CPA P.S. in 2016. As an Enrolled Agent, admitted to practice before the IRS, she works with our individuals and businesses to assist in tax planning, business services, and IRS resolutions. She firmly holds the belief that the quality of service we provide is of the highest importance.

She is a member of the National Society of Accountants and the Washington Association of Accountants & Tax Professionals.

Emily Happs

Emily Happs

Tax Assistant

Emily has been a part of the team for over two years, and oversees daily activities, communication and projects while maintaining efficiency and coherency. 

As a Navy veteran, she has experience in management, record keeping, coordinating people and events, and building life-long relationships.

Emily moved to the Island with her family in 2019 and instantly fell in love with the countryside and close-knit community.  As they become more involved in the community, they are putting down roots in hopes of staying long-term on Whidbey Island.

She holds an Associate’s degree, and is looking forward to continuing her education in business management.

Michele Phillips

Associate

Michele began working with us in 2021 and has taken on the role of assistant for tax preparation and accounts manager. She reviews client documentation and helps prepare both individual and business taxes along with preparing reports for our accounting clients. She is currently enrolled for certification as an Enrolled Agent. 

Michele moved to the island in 2019 with her family and is thoroughly enjoying the small town life around the ever-changing schedule of being in a military family. 

As a Navy veteran, she has experience in helicopter maintenance, records management, auditing practices, customer service and coordinating work flow.

Michele currently has an Associate’s degree in science, and is actively working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a focus on accounting. 

Kelsey Smith

Client Administrative Support

Kelsey began working with us in 2021 and is responsible for the day to day interactions between our firm and our clients. 

Kelsey and her family have been stationed on Whidbey Island since 2014.  She enjoys exploring this beautiful area and attending community events with her family.  

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is looking forward to using her knowledge and experience to assist clients of Dale E Offret & Associates.  

Carmen Flores

Carmen Flores

Accountant

Carmen graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington with her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in December of 2021.

She moved to Whidbey Island from Texas with her family in April of 2022. Carmen enjoys spending time with her family and watching sports including soccer, MMA, and football.

She wishes to continue her education and pursue her CPA license.