Meet Our People at LvHJ

Get to Know Us

We are proud of our people, the LvHJ family. We embrace diversity and encourage collaboration. We invite you to meet our team of professionals, including leadership team members, with various experience and backgrounds and find out what it is really like to work at LvHJ. 

Interested in joining our team?

Learn about benefits and professional development opportunities we offer, and explore life at LvHJ. Please check out our open positions page regularly for new opportunities. 

  • Albert Luu, Tax Supervising Senior

    Albert

    Tax Supervising Senior

    Albert

    Tax Supervising Senior
    From San Francisco, CA

    When I have free time, I like to stay active – I play basketball once week with a few friends from high school – that way I can answer my doctor honestly when he asks “do you work out?”

  • Alexis Wong, Partner (retired)

    Alex

    Consultant/ Former Partner

    Alex

    Consultant/ Former Partner
    From Hong Kong, China

    I like to read especially history and mystery novels. I like to play tennis, basketball, golf… Well, I just like to play and have fun.

  • Amanda, Operations Associate

    Amanda

    Operations Associate

    Amanda

    Operations Associate
    From Oakland, CA

    What I like most about working at LvHJ is the people, working closely with teammates, and helping others. In my spare time, I enjoy reading books, jogging, and arts and crafts.

  • Andy Ou, Tax Manager

    Andy

    Tax Manager

    Andy

    Tax Manager
    From Guangzhou, China

    In my spare time, I enjoy watching soccer games. I am a big fan of Manchester United.

  • Assem Nurakhmetova, Operations Associate

    Assem

    Operations Associate

    Assem

    Operations Associate
    Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

    Growing up as a bilingual, I love learning foreign languages. In addition to Kazakh, Russian, and English I also speak basic Turkish, Spanish, and Mandarin. In my spare time, I attend Zumba fitness dance classes.

  • Aubrey Sarfati, Audit Supervisor

    Aubrey

    Audit Supervisor

    Aubrey

    Audit Supervisor
    From Manila, Philippines

    I love trying new restaurants and dessert places in the bay area. I enjoy baking, interior decorating and waking/hiking where I can watch the sunset. I always try to visit new places each year. I enjoy spending time with family and friends as much as I enjoy being home relaxing and binge watching.

  • Cathy Hwang, Partner

    Cathy

    Partner

    Cathy

    Partner
    From Wuhan, China

    I enjoy the opportunities to visit different cities and countries, and love reading crime stories, a loyal fan of NCIS. As I grow older, I treasure more the time shared with my families, especially my parents, and become more conscious of the need to take care of my health.

  • Charlotte Tay, Partner

    Charlotte

    Partner

    Charlotte

    Partner
    From Labuan F.T., Malaysia

    I have always liked traveling, enjoying great foods, and watching professional basketball games. With two young kids, going to zoos and amusement parks has become my new routines!

  • Chen Chen, Senior Tax Associate

    Chen

    Senior Tax Associate

    Chen

    Senior Tax Associate
    Shanghai, China

    In my free time, I like reading. One of the most favorite books I have read was “Becoming” by Michelle Obama. There was one quote that has impressed me so much and I couldn’t agree more. She said “Becoming is not about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. Instead, it is forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self.” Besides the reading, I also like go hiking, travelling and watching movies with my families and friends.

  • Crisanto Francisco, Partner

    Crisanto

    Partner

    Crisanto

    Partner
    From Las Piñas, Philippines

    I enjoy music and movies. I play the bass guitar and perform in a band. I also like to travel. I play basketball and am a Golden State Warriors fan!

  • Diana Manipor, Senior Audit Associate

    Diana

    Senior Audit Associate

    Diana

    Senior Audit Associate
    Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines

    I enjoy listening to podcasts, binge-watching series (mostly sitcoms) and camping.

  • Gilberto Alcantar, Operations Associate

    Gilberto

    Operations Associate

    Gilberto

    Operations Associate
    San Francisco, CA

    I’m a native San Franciscan, I enjoy working out and discovering new exercise routines for my mental and physical health. In my spare time I like to experiment with my mini-DJ deck and keyboard. I also like going on long walks and discovering hidden gems like secret pathways with wonderful views that make the Bay Area a special place to live.

  • Hannah Nenadich, Client Accounting and Advisory Lead in CAS+

    Hannah

    Client Accounting and Advisory Lead in CAS+

    Hannah

    Client Accounting and Advisory Lead in CAS+

  • Hao Tran, Senior Audit Associate

    Hao

    Senior Audit Associate

    Hao

    Senior Audit Associate
    Bartlett, IL

    I enjoy listening to music and stand-up comedy, traveling and spending time with my family and dog.

  • Jack Li, Junior Audit Associate

    Jack

    Junior Audit Associate

    Jack

    Junior Audit Associate
    Guangzhou, China

    A dungeons and dragons (DND)player. Always try to become a dungeons master and create lots of great stories for my players. Also love playing board games.

  • Jeffrey Wong, Audit Supervisor

    Jeffrey

    Audit Supervisor

    Jeffrey

    Audit Supervisor
    From Oakland, CA

    I like to watch movies, football and basketball. When I get the chance, I really enjoy playing a few games of pick-up basketball. I also like to cook so I‘m always looking up new recipes to try at home.

  • Jennifer Johnson, Staff Accountant

    Jennifer

    Staff Accountant

    Jennifer

    Staff Accountant
    From San Leandro, CA

    I enjoy spending time with friends and family. I also love learning foreign languages (Russian and French) and playing the piano.

  • Jennifer Cabania, Client Accounting and Advisory Manager

    Jennifer

    Client Accounting and Advisory Manager

    Jennifer

    Client Accounting and Advisory Manager
    From Manila, Philippines

    I love spending time with my family. I enjoy watching movies & TV series, listening to music and cooking (mostly Filipino food).

  • Joe Huie, Partner

    Joe

    Partner

    Joe

    Partner
    From New York City, NY

    I enjoy traveling and exploring new places. I also like to cook (usually on weekends when I have more time to try new things). I enjoy going to the theater (watching the latest Broadway shows). Lastly, I’m still trying to figure out the game of golf.

  • Joe, Senior Audit Manager

    Joe

    Senior Audit Manager

    Joe

    Senior Audit Manager
    From Taishan, China

    I enjoy following sports, trying out different foods, and spending time with my family.

  • John, Audit Manager

    John

    Audit Manager

    John

    Audit Manager
    From Merville, Philippines

    I like movies, music, and writing songs. I taught myself how to play the guitar around 13, was in a band for a couple of years in high school, and have continued to perform solo at various places – cafes, libraries, parks, bars, college open mics. Most recently, I opened for Crisanto’s (our Audit Manager) band!

  • Joy Garcia, Audit Supervisor

    Joy

    Audit Supervisor

    Joy

    Audit Supervisor
    From Malabon City, Philippines

    I have always loved reading fiction stories, watching movies and k-dramas and listening to music, mostly of Taylor Swift and BlackPink. In my spare time, I write personal blog entries about anything under the sun. I love hot chocolate!

  • Justin Cuomo, Tax Manager

    Justin

    Tax Manager

    Justin

    Tax Manager
    Commack, NY

    I am a big sports fan, favorite teams are Giants & Yankees. I enjoy playing sports like Baseball, Hockey & Golf. Riding my Motorcycle, and working on my Car and Motorcycle.

  • Kanika Agarwal, Senior Audit Associate

    Kanika

    Senior Audit Associate

    Kanika

    Senior Audit Associate
    From India

    In my free time, I enjoy listening to music, spending time with family and traveling to new places.

  • Karen Wong, Junior Audit Associate

    Karen

    Junior Audit Associate

    Karen

    Junior Audit Associate

  • Kyle Ganley, Tax Principal, LvHJ

    Kyle

    Tax Principal

    Kyle

    Tax Principal
    Newton, MA

    I like playing golf and serving my community. I also enjoy sitting down to family meals in new restaurants in town and spending time with my wife and two kids in the great outdoors.

  • Lillee Torres, Audit Manager

    Lillee

    Audit Manager

    Lillee

    Audit Manager
    From Las Piñas, Philippines

    I enjoy watching home renovations on TV as it stimulates my creativity. Given the opportunity, I would like to rediscover my passion for drawing and refine this craft I loved doing when I was younger.

  • Lucy Hambre, Operations Associate

    Lucy

    Operations Associate

    Lucy

    Operations Associate
    From Philippines

    I’ve lived in the bay area for 35 years. I enjoy cooking, cleaning the house, watching TV, shopping, and walking my 10 year old bichon dog around the neighborhood. I also love to sing Karaoke, but I am not a good singer.

  • Lydia Gong , Tax Associate

    Lydia

    Tax Associate

    Lydia

    Tax Associate
    Nanchang, China

    I’m a lover of gourmet cooking. I like to find recipes online and cook different kinds of food. I also enjoy hiking and running on sunny days.

  • Margaret Cruz, Senior Audit Manager

    Margaret

    Senior Audit Manager

    Margaret

    Senior Audit Manager
    From SF Bay Area

    I like to watch movies, read, eat, and work out. I love all animals and have a cat.

  • Maria Pavon, Operations Associate

    Maria

    Operations Associate

    Maria

    Operations Associate
    From San Francisco, CA

    I enjoy reading and finding new places to eat in San Francisco. I am a trilingual (English, Spanish, American Sign Language).

  • Marione Isabela Mangalili, Audit Manager

    Marione

    Audit Manager

    Marione

    Audit Manager
    From Nueva Ecija, Philippines

    I enjoy reading fiction books, listening to various genres of music and watching American and Korean TV series. I’m also a huge fan of Harry Potter and Game of Thrones. I’d love to travel more and have my own library someday.

  • Mark, Consultant/Former Partner

    Mark

    Consultant/Former Partner

    Mark

    Consultant/Former Partner
    From San Francisco, CA

    I hold a degree in English Literature in addition to Taxation. In my spare time, I love to travel around the world and golf.

  • Mimi Ong, Tax Supervisor

    Mimi

    Tax Supervisor

    Mimi

    Tax Supervisor
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    I like to read and travel. I enjoy exploring new places and new food. I also like to cook new dishes but I am a bad cook. My son always complains about my cooking, he said I am only good at making soup and fried rice.

  • Patricia Mosquera, Tax Associate

    Patricia

    Tax Associate

    Patricia

    Tax Associate
    Muntinlupa City, Philippines

    Ever since I was a kid, I have always enjoyed exploring places, discovering foods and drinks, and meeting people but, growing up, I have also learned to love my me time — just reading, working out, eating, and sleeping (who doesn’t love a good sleep anyway?!).

  • Rebecca Van Hook, Senior Tax Associate

    Rebecca

    Senior Tax Associate

    Rebecca

    Senior Tax Associate
    Billings, MT

    I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling, and running (although I don’t have much time for it with two small children).

  • Ria Abanto, Senior Audit Associate

    Ria

    Senior Audit Associate

    Ria

    Senior Audit Associate
    Manila, Philippines

    I enjoy reading, playing PC and PS5 RPGs, cooking and watercolor painting. I am a learner of life and always eager to acquire new skills that interest me. I love traveling but I also find spending time with my sisters at home very comforting.

  • Rita B. Dela Cruz, Partner

    Rita

    Partner

    Rita

    Partner
    From Manila, Philippines

    I love reading, photography (I’m really active on Instagram), going on trips and exploring what makes that place different, and trying new places to eat with my family. I also love real good coffee, wine (hoping to get into a sommelier class one day!) and technology. I am always in the lookout for more efficient ways to do things through technology.

  • Scott Seamands, Consultant/Former Partner

    Scott

    Consultant/Former Partner

    Scott

    Consultant/Former Partner
    From San Francisco, CA

    I enjoy listening to all types of music, including whatever my teenage daughter is currently enjoying (this month it is The 1975!). Although I devoted a lot of time in my 20’s to world travel, I still enjoy exploring new places to learn about local culture, history, cuisine and art.

  • Scott Seamands, Partner (retired)

    Scott

    Partner

    Scott

    Partner
    From Danville, CA

    I have a reminder on my wall that “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” Each day is a new opportunity to open-up life to new adventures. In my free time, I enjoy golfing, traveling and spending time with my family and friends.

  • Sean Kozuszek, Client Accounting and Advisory Lead

    Sean

    Client Accounting and Advisory Lead

    Sean

    Client Accounting and Advisory Lead
    St. Louis, Missouri

    Happily, live in Winona, Minnesota on one of the many Bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River in a region known as the Driftless. I enjoy the outdoors and the experiences each of the four seasons bring. It’s a hard tie for my favorite between the snow, skiing, and nights by the fireplace of the winter season and the boating and fishing on the Mississippi River of the summer. My hobbies include cooking fine meals, trying new breweries and wineries and DIY home projects.

  • Sean, Operations Manager

    Sean

    Operations Manager

    Sean

    Operations Manager
    From South San Francisco, CA

    I like buying sneakers, playing Fantasy Football & Basketball, and listening to music while drinking my ice coffee.

  • Selena Zheng, Tax Supervisor

    Selena

    Tax Supervisor

    Selena

    Tax Supervisor
    From Shanghai, China

    I enjoy listening to music and traveling. Most importantly, I am a SUPER fan of Golden State Warriors & San Francisco Giants!

  • Sherman Leong, Principal

    Sherman

    Principal

    Sherman

    Principal
    From Singapore, Singapore

    In my free time, I enjoy playing soccer and hiking the beautiful trails in the San Francisco Bay Area. I also like to eat good food when I have a chance to visit my home country, Singapore.

  • Sherry Lu, Senior Audit Associate

    Sherry

    Senior Audit Associate

    Sherry

    Senior Audit Associate
    Yinchuan, China

    In my spare time, I enjoy playing guitar, listening to music, watching movies, traveling, and exploring great foods.

  • Silvia Zhang, Senior Audit Associate

    Silvia

    Senior Audit Associate

    Silvia

    Senior Audit Associate
    From Hong Kong, China

    In my free time, I like to spend time with my little baby and my family. I also enjoy reading, doing yoga and hiking. My favorite book currently is ‘A Dream in Red Mansions’ by Cao Xue Qin.

  • Stan Woo, Partner

    Stan

    Consultant/Former Partner

    Stan

    Consultant/Former Partner
    From San Francisco, CA

    Three of my favorite things to do (besides working): (1) playing golf, (2) watching the Giants, Niners and the Dubs, and (3) driving my classic 1991 Porsche on the weekends.

  • Tara Gleaton, Director of Operations

    Tara

    Director of Operations

    Tara

    Director of Operations
    From Sacramento, CA

    I am a voracious reader of crime novels and psychological thrillers. My guilty pleasures are reality TV, martinis, and Baskin Robbins (not all at the same time). Before I became a full-time adult, I was an artist, writer, and traveler. Now I take pleasure from large cups of coffee, my child’s smile, and quiet time to myself.

  • Thea Edolsa, Audit Manager

    Thea

    Audit Manager

    Thea

    Audit Manager
    from Bulacan, Philippines

    I enjoy hanging out with my friends while drinking either a cup of good coffee or a glass of wine, traveling around different countries and trying local food, shopping alone and watching various series on Netflix.

  • Tracy Qiao, Tax Associate

    Tracy

    Tax Associate

    Tracy

    Tax Associate
    Jinan, China

    Dog walking on the beach with the sunset is my favorite moment. Yes, I am a dog lover and enjoy spending time on them.
    What I believed is life lies in movement and I really enjoy playing basketball and working out in the gym. Let’s GO WARRIORS!

  • Variana Wijaya, Tax Manager

    Variana

    Tax Manager

    Variana

    Tax Manager
    Indonesia

    I spend my leisure time mostly taking long walks or hiking. These days, I enjoy making home-cooked meals for my daughter.

  • Victor Villalobos, Senior Audit Manager

    Victor

    Senior Audit Manager

    Victor

    Senior Audit Manager
    Sacramento, CA

    I enjoy following/playing sports, working on DIY projects around the house, and spending time with my family and our two dogs.

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