San Jose firm PP&Co names Phuong Mayer Chief Executive Officer

Phuong Mayer

San Jose, Calif.-based PP&Co (FY22 net revenue of $20.6 million) announces the appointment of Phuong Mayer as CEO.

Mayer brings a wealth of experience and a steadfast commitment to advancing the accounting profession and fostering sustainable career opportunities in public accounting, the firm (formerly Petrinovich Pugh & Co.) announced.

Mayer commented, “In assuming the role of CEO at PP&Co, I am dedicated to furthering our focus on the two pillars that drive my passion: the development of robust professional programs and the advancement of digital transformation. This marks an exciting juncture as we invigorate our industry to effectively meet the evolving needs of our clients and employees.”

Mayer’s journey to CEO has been deeply influenced by her background as a first-generation immigrant from Vietnam, who arrived in the United States with her family as refugees. Her experiences growing up in Oakland and her relentless pursuit of the American dream have shaped her perspective and fueled her determination.

Mayer’s added, “I am immensely proud to represent PP&Co’s leadership team as a woman and an immigrant. My parents embarked on a journey to this country as refugees, sacrificing everything to provide their children with opportunities. I aspire for my achievements to inspire others, regardless of their background. It is imperative that we strive to ensure equitable opportunities in this field for individuals from all walks of life, including those from underrepresented communities.”


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