Meet Our Assistant Administrators

Carla Gatlin
Assistant Administrator

Carla joined the PPA team as an Assistant Administrator in August 2017. She has worked in the retirement plan administration industry since February 2009.

Outside of work, Carla loves traveling with her family and friends. She also enjoys watching her kids play competitive sports, and she attends any and all local professional games. Go Seahawks!

P: (253) 759-8354, ext. 119,  F: (253) 759-8417  
E: CarlaG@ppatpa.com

Michele Riddell
Assistant Administrator

Michele joined the PPA team as an Assistant Administrator in August 2017.  She is new to the retirement industry but has over 15 years of experience with Section 125/Cafeteria/Flex and HRA Plans administration.  

Michele moved to Washington from Denver, Colorado in the fall of 2016, so in her free time she and her husband take advantage of exploring all that this great state has to offer.

P: (253) 759-8354, ext. 146   F: (253) 759-8417  
E: MicheleR@ppatpa.com



Rachel Karn
Assistant Administrator

Rachel joined the PPA team in August 2017.  Having worked in a variety of industries since graduating from Pepperdine University in 1991, she has especially enjoyed working in the retirement Plan industry since 2009, five years as an Administrator.

In her free time, Rachel enjoys her family, raising her daughter, the beautiful four seasons of Washington, and of course, cheering on our Seahawks!

P: (253) 759-8354, ext. 129   F: (253) 759-8417  
E: RachelK@ppatpa.com

                           

 

Heather White
Assistant Administrator

Heather joined the firm in September 2008 after seven years in the Banking and Finance industry.  Heather began working on the Office Support Team as a Data Specialist and was later promoted to Production Lead where she supervised a team of three staff members.  In 2018, Heather was promoted to Assistant Administrator.  

Outside of PPA, Heather is very involved with her local YMCA, raising her son and playing softball and soccer.  She also enjoys rooting for the Seahawks and Sounders.   

P: (253) 759-8354, ext. 102,  F: (253) 759-8417  
E: HeatherW@ppatpa.com