CrossLink Executive Team




Leroy E. Petz, Sr.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Leroy Petz is co-founder of Petz Enterprises, LLC. Since 1974, he has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.

Since 1974, Mr. Petz has led Petz Enterprises through its transformation into a leading provider of professional tax software products and services. Under his leadership, the company has remained rooted in the fundamental values of innovation and attention to complete customer satisfaction, providing the sound underpinnings for a company whose goal is to create value and improve the lives of its customers.

Before the incorporation of Petz Enterprises, Mr. Petz served as president of Agricultural Computations, a provider of agri-business accounting systems and related services from 1964 to 1974. Previously, he operated the family farming business in Tracy, California.

Mr. Petz has attended Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, California, and Conde College, San Jose, California, where he has studied business, accounting, and computer science.

Mr. Petz continues to make his home in Tracy, California, at the site of the family farm, which was established by his father in 1929.

Glenna "Sue" Petz

Executive Vice President, Administration and Corporate Secretary

Glenna "Sue" Petz is co-founder of Petz Enterprises, LLC. Since 1974, Mrs. Petz has been a member of the Board of Directors as Corporate Secretary. She is responsible for the overall financial activities of Petz Enterprises and for multiple corporate departments, including Controller and General Administration.

Since its incorporation in 1974, Mrs. Petz has been directly responsible for the Petz Enterprises customer experience. Under her guidance, a culture of direct and sincere relationships has lead to consistent, world-class levels of customer satisfaction. Her work in the management of corporate financial governance provides the company a strong level of stability that has supported several substantial business transformations.

Previously, Mrs. Petz co-founded Agricultural Computations, where she held various roles in operations and financial management from 1964 to 1974.

Mrs. Petz attended Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa and San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, California, where she has studied business and the liberal arts.

Mrs. Petz makes her home at the site of the family farm in Tracy, California.

Leroy E. Petz, Jr.

Chief Technology Officer and member of the Board of Directors

Leroy Petz, Jr. joined Petz Enterprises, LLC in 1985 and is responsible for shaping the company's overall technology agenda and for leading the company's engineering efforts, as well as the development of future technology roadmaps. In this role, he has been directly responsible for creating much of Petz Enterprises's core intellectual property.

Previously, Mr. Petz served as electronic engineer with the Amdahl Corporation in Sunnyvale, California, where he was responsible for design and construction of custom test equipment for use in the manufacture of high-speed computing architectures.

Mr. Petz holds a Bachelor of Science from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, California, and is a member of the California Society of Professional Engineers.

Charles W. Petz, CPA

Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Directors

Since joining Petz Enterprises, LLC in 1989, Charles Petz has been responsible for tax compliance research and development for all Petz Enterprises product lines. In 1995, his role expanded to include the delivery of professional services. Mr. Petz joined Petz Enterprises from Price and Page Accountancy Corporation where he served as a Senior Accountant. Previously Mr. Petz held various positions with Brandon & Tibbs Accountancy Corporation.

Mr. Petz is active in numerous professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Alpha Kappa Psi.

Mr. Petz holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from California State University, Fresno.

Craig I. Petz

Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Sales Operations and member of the Board of Directors

Craig Petz leads Petz Enterprises, LLC's (Petz Enterprises) global marketing and sales operations, and is responsible for market strategy, brand management, product management, and media relations.

Mr. Petz joined Petz Enterprises in 2002, after serving as Managing Director of Corporate Marketing for SageTree, Inc., a leader in analytic applications for supply chain management. He brings a diverse combination of business strategy, brand strategy, and technology experience to his role. He has served as an independent technology consultant to NDC Health Information Systems, The Boeing Company and Equifax.

Previously, he held marketing and product management positions with the tax divisions of Intuit and Best Programs.

Mr. Petz studied Business Management with Emphasis in Corporate Finance and Economics at the University of San Francisco.

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