Meet Our Executive Team

Tony Panagiotu, Attorney, CPA
President
Tony is President of Panagiotu Pension Advisors and leads the firm's Retirement Plan Division. Tony is an Attorney and CPA and graduated from the University of Puget Sound School of Law in 1984 where he also earned his undergraduate degree in 1981. Tony focuses his expertise on creating customized retirement plans for clients ranging from small, closely held companies and professional practices to large NYSE companies.

Tony is a frequent lecturer and conducts annual professional seminars for CPAs, attorneys and clients on various topics related to retirement plan law and plan administration.   He is also the 2012 recipient of the University of Washington Milgard School of Business Small Business Leader of the Year award.

 

P: (253) 759-8354     F: (253) 759-8417 
E: Tonyp@ppatpa.com
Nicole Brugler
Account Executive

Nicole has been a valuable member of Panagiotu Pension Advisors for 25 years. In January of 2014, Nicole was appointed an Account Executive responsible for overseeing the firm's client base. Her primary role is to ensure that every PPA plan sponsor continues to receive responsive and consistent service in all areas related to their company retirement plan.  Nicole remains responsible for training all new Assistant Administrators and continues to service clients as a Plan Administrator.

P: (253) 759-8354, ext. 124   F: (253) 759-8417 
E: Nicoleb@ppatpa.com
 

Debbie Privatt
Account Executive

Debbie has been a valuable member of Panagiotu Pension Advisors since 1993.  In January of 2014, Debbie was appointed an Account Executive responsible for overseeing the firm's client base.  Her primary role is to ensure that every PPA plan sponsor continues to receive responsive and consistent service in all areas related to their company retirement plan.

P: (253) 759-8354, ext. 137 F: (253) 759-8417
E: Debbiep@ppatpa.com

Tim Maher, QKA
Account Executive

Tim joined PPA in May of 2009.  He has worked in the trust and pension administration industry since 1999.  He attended Seattle University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Public Administration.  In June of 2015, Tim was promoted to Senior Plan Administrator and subsequently rose to the position of Account Executive. In August 2018, he attained the Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) designation with the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries.

As part of his duties, Tim oversees a team of administrators while ensuring that PPA plan sponsors receive responsive and consistent service in all areas related to their company retirement plan.

Tim enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and visiting with friends.

P: (253) 759-8354 ext. 121,  F: (253) 759-8417

Sue Pankey, CPA
Account Executive
Sue is a CPA who has been associated with Panagiotu Pension Advisors for over 30 years.  She rejoined the firm in October 2018.  As an Account Executive, Sue's goal is to insure Plan Sponsors receive the information and reporting to help fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities.  Please feel encouraged to contact her anytime.

P: (253) 759-8354, ext. 115   F: (253) 759-8417 
E: SueP@ppatpa.com