Meet Our Senior Administrators

Amanda O'Dell, APA
Senior Plan Administrator

Amanda joined PPA in August 2017 as a Senior Plan Administrator and has worked in the retirement plan industry since 2001.  She attained her Accredited Pension Administrator (APA) designation with the National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA). 
In her free time, Amanda enjoys reading, golfing, concerts and spending time with her grandson.


P: (253) 759-8354 ext. 142, F: (253) 759-8417
E: AmandaO@ppatpa.com
Ana Carrier, APA
Senior Plan Administrator
Ana joined PPA in August 2017 as a Senior Plan Administrator. She has worked in the retirement plan industry since 1998 and has excellent customer service skills.  Ana has attained the designation of Accredited Pension Administrator (APA) in 2003 with the National Institute of Pension Administrators.  Her native language is Spanish, which she has occasionally employed in the workspace. 

Ana enjoys spending time with her family, dining out and going to the movies.

P: (253) 759-8354 ext. 118, F: (253) 759-8417
E: AnaC@ppatpa.com
Bill Pratt, QKA, QPA
Senior Plan Administrator
Bill has been in the retirement plan industry since August 2000.  He holds both Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA) and Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) designations through the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA).  Bill has worked for both small third party administration firms, as well as large financial firms.  He brings significant expertise to PPA's group of senior administrators.

Outside of the office, Bill likes to read, play golf and spend time with family and friends.  His hobby is collecting vinyl records.  

P: (253) 759-8354 ext. 144, F: (253) 759-8417
E: BillP@ppatpa.com
Diane Shaty
Senior Plan Administrator

Diane joined PPA in 2001 and brings over 20 years of plan administration and accounting experience.  Her work ethic has made her a valuable asset to the firm.  

When not working, Diane enjoys spending time with her family.

P: (253) 759-8354 ext. 126,  F: (253) 759-8417
Glenn Nielsen
Senior Plan Administrator
With more than 30 years in the plan administration field, Glenn takes great care of his PPA clients.

When he's not at his desk in Seattle, Glenn sings with Seattle Pro Musica, Seattle Opera, the Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society and the Balkan Band Zlatne Strune ("golden strings"), in which he also plays the string bass. In their copious free time, he and his wife, Wendy, wait hand and foot on their five cats.

P: (206) 367-3223,  F: (206) 366-2789
Jennifer Johnson
Senior Plan Administrator
Jennifer joined PPA in 2004, bringing with her over 15 years of accounting experience.  Originally part of the support team, Jennifer transitioned quickly to plan administration where she excels at client service.

In June of 2014, Jennifer was promoted to Senior Plan Administrator where she has taken on a lead role by performing technical reviews and providing administration on complex retirement plans.

P: (253) 759-8354 ext. 122,  F: (253) 759-8417

Tim Maher
Senior Plan Administrator
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.

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

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