Patrizia Copping

Partner

I enjoy the diversity of working with people in public accounting and the variety of the clients.

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Fun Facts

Favorite place in the world:

I love beaches – Hawaii, Southern CA beaches. I also like Italy.

Favorite music/band/singer:

I like upbeat pop music, something that I can sing along to.

Favorite movie or book of all time:

Gone with the Wind

One word that best describes me:

Empathetic

When I’m not working, you’ll catch me doing this:

Attending charity events, volunteering, working out at the gym.

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