Keep More. Save More. Protect More.

As your tax and financial health partner, we guide you on risks and opportunities around your tax and financial health to keep more, save more, and protect more. Our holistic approach to financial wellness is at the core of our 12-month membership program, designed to offer continuous tax and financial health planning. We believe you should be able to get the support you need, when you need it.

Our Core Values

We adapt to your evolving tax and financial needs as we tailor our service to fit your unique goals and dreams.


At PaulHood, we become your financial wellness partner as we provide the support and guidance you need when you need it. Your success is our success.


We have been in the industry for 30 years and assure you that our services will give you confidence and peace of mind in your financial health.


We uphold the highest standards of honesty, integrity, transparency, and trustworthiness in your every financial endeavor.


We take accountability for our actions and strive to uphold transparency, integrity, and ethical practices in all our client relationships.

Our Vision
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More than just your taxes

We are a modern, proactive, and personalized CPA firm leveraging technology and centralized processes to deliver a high-quality client experience at a much bigger scale. At PaulHood, we understand that financial success isn’t about a one-size-fits-all solution.

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One starfish at a time

Our mission extends far beyond accounting. Inspired by the Starfish Story, we believe in making a difference by leveling out the financial playing field for everyone. Our CEO is living proof that it’s possible! From humble beginnings, he rose to the top and now he’s on a mission to share his success with others.


We aim to change lives, reshape communities, and weave a brighter future—one starfish at a time.

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Meet Our Dedicated Team of Experts

Our experienced team is dedicated to helping you navigate the complex world of taxes and approach financial health planning with ease.


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Paul Hood

Having graduated in the top 1% of his class in Accounting at OSU, Paul is a CPA and author who founded Hood & Associates in 1992.

He has since acquired 25+ accounting firms with clients in 30+ states, and is a 2x honoree for top 10 OSU-owned businesses in growth. Paul is on the Forbes Financial Council and a contributor to Forbes and CBS Tulsa.


Suzi Sosa

Suzi is a serial entrepreneur who has been building technology-based and mission-driven companies for the last 20 years.

Before joining PaulHood, she founded Verb, an online leadership development platform acquired by Paycor in 2023. Suzi also won the Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award and has an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School.

Team members

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Bryce Hood, CPA

SVP, Professional Services

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Chelsea Woodhead

Chief People Officer

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Patrick Danielewski

SVP, Technology

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Tyler Bates


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KJ Singson

VP, Sales

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Harps Mangat

VP, Marketing

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Sarah Covey

VP, Acquisitions

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Rachel Bright

VP, Tax Resolution

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Brandon Blahnik

VP, Client Experience


Working at PaulHood Benefits

Joining PaulHood is more than just accepting a job offer—it’s joining a team that prioritizes your well-being and personal growth. Enjoy a great work environment, engage in events and training programs, and advance your career. But don’t just take our word for it, listen to what our team members have to say!

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Great Work Environment

Enjoy a welcoming and supportive work environment that feels like family!

401k with Company Matching

Secure your financial future with our company-matching 401k plan!

Opportunities for Advancement

Get opportunities for your growth and career advancement here!

Employee Stock Options

Have the opportunity to invest in the company and share in its success!

FSA Availability

Save money on eligible healthcare expenses with our FSA availability!

Paid Vacation and Sick Time

Enjoy paid vacation and sick time to prioritize your health and well-being!


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Ready to unlock financial success? Join our 12-month membership plan today, and let us help you on your financial journey every step of the way!

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