MEET OUR TEAM

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Peter Yu

Founder & CEO

Peter Yu is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of experience. He started his career as an auditor at Grant Thornton, LLP. In 2002, Peter founded CPA By Choice.

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Kris Lengeler

Director of Accounting and Consulting

Kris is a finance professional with over 20 years of experience. He holds a masters in Public Administration from Erasmus in Brussels, Belgium. He began his career at Ecu International in Antwerp. Kris joined CPA By Choice in 2021.

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Aly Thompson

Accounting Supervisor

Aly Thompson has over 10 years of experience as a controller in the retail industry. She holds a Master in Accounting from Florida International University. Aly has served as a board of director for a multi-million corporation for 5 years. She joined CPA By Choice in 2021.

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Catalina Echeverri

Senior Accountant

Catalina Echeverri holds a Master in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. Catalina joined CPA By Choice in 2018 where she manages full-cycle accounting, financial statements, accounting systems implementation, and accounting advisory projects.

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Maggie Ycaza

Senior Accountant

Maggie Ycaza holds a Master of Business Administration with concentration in Finance from Florida International University. She has over 8 years of experience in accounting. Maggie joined CPA By Choice in 2021.

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Anabel Marrero

Staff Accountant

Anabel Marrero graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor in Accounting. She joined CPA by Choice in 2022.

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Diana Zapata

Bookkeeping Services

Diana Zapata has over 10 years of experience in bookkeeping. She has a Bachelor of Economy from her native school in Colombia. Diana joined CPA By Choice in January 2022.

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Alejandra Marin

President

Alejandra Marin is a Certified Public Accountant with 15+ years of experience. She holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of Florida. Alejandra began her career as an auditor at Grant Thornton, LLP. She became a Partner at CPA By Choice Group in 2016.

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Melissa Triana

Accounting Supervisor

Melissa Triana has over 9 years of experience in private and public accounting firms. She graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, with a concentration in accounting. Melissa joined the CPA By Choice team in 2020.

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Carmen Laos

Tax Services

Carmen has over 6 years of experience in accounting. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor and is a Certified Public Accountant. Carmen started at CPA By Choice in 2022.

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Dona Ribeyro

Senior Accountant

Dona Ribeyro graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in Accounting. She has over 8 years of experience in private firms managing full cycle accounting for different industries.

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Theresa Pau

Staff Accountant

Theresa Pau graduated from the University of Houston-Downtown with a Bachelor in Accounting. She has over a year of experience in auditing. Theresa joined the CPA By Choice team in 2022.

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Yeniley Otero

Staff Accountant

Yeniley Otero has over 12 years of experience in accounting. She joined CPA By Choice in 2019 where she oversees the Bookkeeping Department. 

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Melina Carrasquillo

Accounts Payable Specialist

Melina Carrasquillo has 4 years of experience in accounting. She joined the Accounts Payable team in July of 2019. Melina leads several client accounts at CPA By Choice.

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Diane Rodriguez

Sales Manager

Diane Rodriguez graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Masters in Educational Psychology. She joined CPA By Choice in 2022 where she manages sales.

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Wanedqui Ocasio

Administrative Assistant

Wanedqui Ocasio holds a bachelor's degree in System Office Administration from Interamerican University in Puerto Rico. She joined CPA by Choice in 2021.

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Connel Chen

Implementation Specialist

Connel Chen is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of experience in auditing, accounting, and IT. He holds a Master from Osmania University. Connel joined CPA By Choice in 2022.

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Nicholas Velez

Intern

Nicholas is currently studying Accounting at the University of Florida. He joined the Bookkeeping department at CPA By Choice in 2022.