Maria Rocha, CEP
Sr. Solutions Implementation Manager
Maria has 15 years of experience in the Equity Compensation industry with a background in client service, implementation, and training. Maria joined Schwab Stock Plan Services in 2007 and has held various roles within the department. In her current role she consults with Clients and their tax advisors to determine their global tax and income sourcing needs and implements the appropriate product offering.
Sr. Manager, Equity & Incentives
Deloitte Tax LLP
Paul is a senior manager within Deloitte Tax Global Equity team in Los Angeles, specializing in global equity and long-term incentive consulting for multinational corporations. Paul has experience advising both publicly traded and privately held organizations on all features of equity compensation, including plan design and execution, global tax/regulatory compliance, employee communication strategy, stock administration optimization and M&A due diligence.
Paul is an IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) in the United States and a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) in the United Kingdom.
Christine Zwerling, CEP
Director, Global Equity Administration
Christine Zwerling is the head of equity administration for Twilio. She began working in the equity compensation industry in 1995 and has worked as a consultant and as an in-house stock plan professional. She has extensive knowledge of the rules, regulations, and accounting standards that drive so many stock plan processes. Christine earned her CEP designation in 2000 and was honored with the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) Individual Achievement award in 2007. Christine also serves as treasurer on the executive committee of the San Francisco NASPP chapter.
She is also a frequent speaker for various industry events, including NASPP chapter meetings, NASPP's national conference, the NCEO Employee Ownership Conference, Global Equity Organization (GEO) meetings, and E*TRADE's Directions Conference.
Virginia Crofoot, CEP
Sr. Equity Accounting Manager
Virginia Crofoot is the Senior Equity Accounting Manager at DoorDash. Having thirteen years of combined experience in stock plan administration, SOX compliance, auditing, accounting, and financial reporting, Virginia is practiced in consulting, process improvement, risk management, equity administration and taxation, and SEC reporting. Virginia is currently responsible for equity accounting and reporting, global equity tax and global equity compliance, for DoorDash. Virginia received her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation in 2010 from the Kentucky State Board of Accountancy and is a Certified Equity Professional (CEP).