September 30, 2014



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Anne K. Naragon, Partner

Anne brings more than 17 years of recruiting experience to Elite Network. She is an accounting graduate of Santa Clara University, and began her career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Jose. After five years in public accounting, she joined Sun Microsystems where she worked in the corporate FP&A and internal audit groups. In 1994, she made a career change and joined the recruiting firm of Management Solutions, Inc. in San Jose. After six successful years of developing an extensive network of finance professionals, she co-founded a boutique firm where she was a Partner for four years. She is excited to be the newest Partner at Elite Network and to reunite with former colleagues from Management Solutions. You can contact Anne at


Bryan J. Nobida, Partner

Prior to his role as a founding partner at Elite Network, Bryan spent five years with Romac International, a national specialty-staffing firm. He was the business unit director for their finance and accounting division in Portland, Oregon. He also worked as a senior staffing consultant for them in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he received numerous honors for service and performance. Bryan began his career in public accounting with Ernst & Young in San Francisco, and is a licensed CPA in California. He holds a BS in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley. You can contact Bryan at


Neil D. Glatzer, Partner

Neil brings more than 30 years of staffing and recruiting industry experience in the Silicon Valley to the Elite Network senior management team. Previously, he spent nine years as a vice president at Management Solutions, Inc. In addition to his managerial responsibilities there, Neil specialized in the placement of executive level senior financial management including CFOs, vice presidents of finance, directors and controllers. His prior experience in the staffing industry included a partnership role with a successful Bay Area boutique retained search firm, as well as eight years with a large international accounting and finance contingent recruiting firm. Neil began his career in public accounting with KPMG, moving on to roles including director of program development for the California State Society of CPAs and assistant controller for a large subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company. He holds a BS in accounting from Drexel University. Contact Neil at


Randy L. Merrell, Partner

Randy brings over 28 years of recruiting experience to Elite Network. Prior to joining Elite’s senior management team, Randy was the Vice President of Operations for Management Solutions, Inc. Over a 9-year period with MSI he managed a team of over 100 professional recruiters. During this period, Randy played a key role in the company’s growth from one office, with revenue of $3M, to a $55M company with 10 offices. MSI was sold to in early 2001. Randy’s prior experience in recruiting includes start-up operations, developing and managing training programs, and integrating acquisitions. Randy started his recruiting career with a large national staffing firm in the early 80′s where he twice led the west coast in billing. Prior to recruiting he was a CPA, starting his career with Deloitte & Touche. He later held various finance positions with Hewlett Packard and was Corporate Controller for Big-4 Rents, Inc., a division of Hertz Penske. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Golden Gate University. Contact Randy at


Allison Fox, Director – Client Services

Allison earned both her Bachelors and Masters degrees in accounting at Ohio University. She began her career in public accounting with Deloitte & Touche in San Francisco, where she worked for three years and earned her CPA. Allison joined Elite Network in 2004. You can contact her at


Amy Zhou, Recruiting Manager

Amy joined Elite Network in 2006, after spending two and half years at a large international staffing firm specializing in senior-level project placements. Amy began her career with Deloitte & Touche in San Jose. After 4 years in public accounting and earning her CPA, she went to work for technology companies such as BEA systems, Adaptive Broadband, Cellon International in various finance roles eventually progressing to the position of Corporate Controller. Her accounting experience includes SEC reporting, international consolidation, revenue recognition, corporate taxation, ERP system implementation and financial planning & analysis. She earned both her Bachelors and Masters degree in Accounting at San Jose State University. Amy is also fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese. You can contact Amy at


Judy Chang, Director – Client Services

Judy came to Elite Network in 2002 from a well-known national staffing firm specializing in finance and accounting placement, where she received numerous awards for outstanding performance and service over a three year period. Her expertise is in the placement of mid- to senior-level finance and accounting professionals, with a concentration in the high-tech and biotech industries. Previously she worked for DHL, Informix, VeriFone and Network Associates in various financial roles. Judy earned a BS in accounting from Arizona State University and an MBA from Golden Gate University. Contact Judy at


Anita Wong, Senior Recruiter

Anita joined Elite Network after spending nearly 20 years in Finance and Accounting.  Her professional career began at Gymboree, and then moved into high tech working for companies such as Cisco Systems and Oracle. Her diverse finance background includes retail accounting, corporate FP&A, and sales finance.  Anita earned her BA in Psychology from the University of San Francisco and an MBA from Golden Gate University. You can contact Anita at


Yvonne Martinez, Director – Contract Recruiting Services

Before joining Elite Network in 2003, Yvonne spent three years as a Senior Account Manager with a large international staffing firm. There she was responsible for placing mid to senior level finance and accounting professionals on both contract assignments and in full-time positions. She services clients in a variety of industries including high technology, manufacturing, professional services, biotech and financial services. Prior to her career in recruiting, Yvonne served in the US Army, Intelligence Unit. You can contact Yvonne at