Benjamin R Green, CPA, CMA


Benjamin is a second generation dental CPA. He studied and received his masters degree in accounting at Brigham Young University with an emphasis in tax. Benjamin is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Managerial Accountant. Before Benjamin opened his own firm, he worked at his father's CPA firm as well as Deloitte & Touche in their Private Wealth Division. In both positions he worked with high net worth individuals and privately held businesses. "I will always treasure the time I had to work with my father before he passed away. He was a great mentor, honest, and highly skilled in his profession. His integrity did not have a price. He valued his clients and treated them right." Benjamin and Chantelle have three boys who love to play outside and a two little girls who keep their older brothers in line!


Robby Astin, CPA


Robby was born and raised in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. He attended Dixie State University on an athletic scholarship before transferring to Brigham Young University to finish his studies, where he received his Master of Accountancy with an emphasis in tax. Robby previously worked for Ernst & Young, the world’s third largest accounting firm, in their Dallas Texas office. When not working Robby can be found spending time with his wife and two kids enjoying the great activities our area has to offer. Robby enjoys playing and watching sports. If there is a Gonzaga Men’s Basketball or BYU Football game on, you are sure to find him glued to the game!


Ryan W. Robinson, CPA


Ryan was raised in the outskirts of Spokane Valley, WA. He studied and received his master’s degree in accounting at Brigham Young University with an emphasis in tax. Ryan previously worked with EY’s tax team in San Antonio, TX and later with his father at Butler, Robinson & Associates CPAs in the Spokane Valley, serving various industries, until his father’s retirement in 2022. Ryan and his wife, Jessica, have a daughter and three sons and love spending time in the outdoors.


Carrie Wilde

Executive Assistant

Carrie grew up in the Monterey Bay area in California. She has lived all over the U.S. and recently moved from Arkansas to Washington and is excited to call Spokane home. She graduated from Brigham Young University – Idaho with her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  She previously worked for Walmart, Inc and spent the past 6 years in the non-profit industry. She loves being outside, especially on the water. She loves spending time with her two kids and enjoys camping, watching football and baking chocolate chip cookies.


Kim Skelton

Administrative Assistant

Kim has lived in Spokane Valley since she was 2. She loves living here and having family close by. Her father was an accountant and worked for the IRS until he retired. She was around this industry and tax returns most of her life. She always admired her dads hard work and integrity.

Before coming to Thrive CPA in 2018, Kim worked at Bank of America for 6 years and then Central Valley School District. Kim is QuickBooks Online Certified, has a People Advisory Certification in Gusto and is a Notary Public for the State of Washington.

Kim has been married to Clint since 1983 and they have 4 kids they are very proud of and 6 wonderful grandchildren. She loves working on genealogy and taking trips to be with the grandkids.


Kambri Toth, EA

Tax Associate

Kambri is a licensed Enrolled Agent with the IRS and a certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor. Kambri assists in tax compliance, accounting and payroll. She graduated from Brigham Young University with her Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation and Management. Since then, she has decided to pursue the business side of her degree which is why we brought her on our team.

Kambri grew up in Ogden, UT and enjoys hiking, skiing, graphic design, and digital photography. Both her and her husband are also passionate about weightlifting, health, and wellness.


Justin Bourne

Accounting Associate

Justin was born in Alberta, Canada but grew up in South Central Idaho. Justin attended Brigham Young University-Idaho where he received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He then worked in Colorado Springs, CO for a home construction company for a year before moving to the Spokane area. He is working towards becoming a Certified Management Accountant.

Justin values spending time with his family. He and his wife recently had their first child, a son, and are enjoying watching him grow. Justin also enjoys playing board games and watching movies, especially with his friends and family.

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Will Norris, CPA, CMA

Tax Associate

Will has a Master of Accountancy with an emphasis in tax from Brigham Young University. He recently received his CPA license and CMA certificate. Previously Will worked for KPMG in their Seattle office.

He grew up in the Seattle area but has come to love Spokane and recently got married. He enjoys tennis, basketball, and backpacking.


Lori M Nicol, BSN, MBA

Dental Consultant

Lori has been an accountant in the medical-dental field for the past 30+ years. After graduating from University of Washington with her MBA, she started out working for her dad’s company, Medical Dental Management in Spokane. Lori especially enjoys the relationships she’s built with her clients over the years.

When not working, Lori spends time with her grandson, plays tennis, and volunteers with Spokane Preservation Advocates.