New Hires Join WFY in July


This month in July, Wright Ford Young & Co. is excited to welcome five new hires to our tax department and our estate & trust department. Ashley Petrie joined our estate & trust department in the beginning of July. Ellie Robledo-Santos, Michael Collister, Eloise Komara, and Richard Corral recently joined our tax department. We are pleased to have these new hires join our WFY team.

Ashley Petrie

Ashley Petrie joined our estate & trust department as an Estate & Trust Tax Supervisor. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Hope International University, and she has her Master’s degree in Taxation from CSUF. Ashley has been working in the accounting industry for about 14 years. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, playing volleyball, and spending time with her husband and three children.

Ellie Robledo-Santos

In the beginning of July, Ellie Robledo-Santos joined WFY as our Director of First Impressions. She was previously working as a Funding Assistant at a mortgage company. Ellie intends to learn and grow in her career and came to WFY to do that as well as work in a great work environment. Outside of the office, Ellie likes to paint, listen to music, and do long-distance running.

Michael Collister

In mid-July, Michael Collister started at WFY as one of our Tax Interns. He recently graduated in June 2022 from CSUF with his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Michael excels in accounting programs like Intuit ProConnect and is very detail-oriented which he plans to grow at his internship with WFY. During his time out of the office, he’s passionate about weightlifting and playing guitar.

Eloise Komara

Eloise Komara joined our tax department as one of our Tax Interns. She currently attends Chapman University as a Junior and studying for her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

Richard Corral

Richard Corral joined WFY as one of our newest Tax Interns. He currently attends Irvine Valley College and will soon transfer to CSUF.


Interested in joining WFY in one of our departments? If you are interested and qualified for any of our open positions, please email your resumes or go to our Careers page.


Wright Ford Young & Co. is headquartered in Irvine, CA and is the largest single office CPA firm in Orange County. WFY is a full service corporate accounting firm offering audit, tax, estate and trust, and business consulting services to closely held company and family business owners. More information about our Firm can be found at