Our success depends on the passion and expertise of our team

Our success depends on our team. We pursue exceptional results by empowering our people to take ownership of the outcomes they achieve. We foster commitment, creativity, and teamwork.


Alan Spragins

Alan joined CPA in 2012 and has over 20 years of experience in legal, finance, and operational roles with organizations ranging from start-ups to public companies. Prior to joining Columbia Pacific, Alan was the CFO, CCO and General Counsel for Brighton Jones (a Registered Investment Advisor), and a member of Lake Union Capital Partners (a buy-out firm focused on turn-around acquisitions).  Alan held previous leadership roles with a large financial institution, a mid-cap technology and manufacturing company, and a software company.  Alan received a Bachelor of Accountancy and JD from the University of Mississippi and a LL.M. in taxation from New York University.


Jack Ferry

Jack joined CPA in 2014 and has over 30 years of financial related experience.  Prior to joining Columbia Pacific, Jack was the CFO for Ignition Partners, a Seattle area venture capital firm with affiliates in China.  His former experience includes the position of Vice President of Tax at Infospace Inc., responsible for worldwide tax and treasury, and Senior Tax Manager at Deloitte.  Jack is the Treasurer and Board member of the Seattle Tennis Club and has been a community representative for the Seattle Neighborhood Greenways.   Jack received an MS in Taxation from Golden Gate University and a business degree with a concentration in accounting from the University of Washington.