Tes Macaraya
Martini Akpovi Partners, LLP

Tes Macaraya is a thought leader, a mentor, and a partner at Martini Akpovi Partners, LLP. She began practicing public accounting in 1989. A first-generation immigrant from the Philippines, Macaraya moved to America at the age of 20.  She became a licensed CPA in 1993, and attained her Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University.  She became a partner at Martini Akpovi Partners, LLP in 2016, and the Tax Practice leader in 2018. As Tax Practice leader, she provides tax planning and compliance services for businesses and high net worth clients in the real estate industry, technology, manufacturing, and professional services sectors. She helps them from entity formation to business sale transactions. Supporting and mentoring accountants from less privileged backgrounds is close to her heart. She co-founded a Women Empowering Women networking group, through which she encourages women to pursue their ideal careers.

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