Management Team


  • Richard O’Leary – DIR

    With PP&Co Since 2018

  • Min Zhao – DIR

    With PP&Co Since 2014

  • Jing Yen – MGR

    With PP&Co Since 2013

    “At PP&Co I’m encouraged to speak up and share ideas with my peers. Being candid is not just the ‘the right thing to do,’ it’s an excellent business strategy. As a manager, my goal is to celebrate this thriving culture and ensure the success of colleagues and clients alike.”

  • Jacob Oliver – MGR

    With PP&Co Since 2013

    “At PP&Co, it’s not just about taxes. Being a Manager here allows me to become a true business partner to our clients, helping them build – and keep – their financial security.”

  • Rita Kuo – MGR

    With PP&Co Since 2000

    “Most people spend the majority of their waking weekday hours at work. PP&Co has a friendly working environment and provides flexible working hours, both are aspects that encourage work/life balance.”

  • Ron Zraick – DIR

    With PP&Co Since 2017

  • David Cooper – DIR

    With PP&Co Since 1998

  • Sean McLean – DIR

    With PP&Co Since 2000

  • Martita Emde – SR MGR

    With PP&Co since 2016

    “I love being in Santa Cruz and serving clients in the community in which I live. I joined the PP&Co Santa Cruz office in November 2016, and during this short time I already feel very integrated into the PP&Co family.”

  • Cara Fite – MGR

    With PP&Co since 2016

    “I enjoy the culture and size of the company. We have a great group of people who are very welcoming and helpful. The size of the firm is perfect to help foster a good working relationship with clients and co-workers.”

  • Jacob Chung – MGR

    With PP&Co since 2016

    “I enjoy helping our clients plan tax strategies that fit their needs. There is no ‘one size fits all’ strategic method for every client, so each case comes with a colorful planning process and unique effort.”

  • Jennifer Gandrup – MGR

    With PP&Co since 2017

    “At PP&Co we are team-oriented, providing both excellent service to our clients and the development and support of one another professionally. As a parent, I appreciate the flexible work schedules and ability to work remotely so the needs of clients and family can be met and a balance achieved.”

  • Destiny Flood, SR MGR

    With PP&Co since 2015

    “At PP&Co I’m able to thrive professionally and also have work-life balance as a mother of two young children. I truly enjoy everyone I work with and love our firm’s culture. We all work hard to continuously add value to our clients. I look forward to being a part of our firm’s future.”

  • Laurie Chavez – MGR

    With PP&Co since 1994

    “I’ve been at PP&Co for 19 years. In that time, I’ve seen a lot of changes. One thing that hasn’t changed is that I’m still proud to say I work for PP&Co.”