Justin Williams


Justin received his master's degree from San Jose State University in 2007. He spent four years at Deloitte Tax, LLP in San Jose assisting venture capital and corporate clients before joining the Ruzzo, Scholl, & Murphy team. Justin speaks fluent Spanish and is a husband, father of four, and an avid 49ers fan.

Chris Faria


Accountant, CPA.

After graduating from San Jose State University with a master's degree in accounting, Chris joined with the firm in 2012. Chris prides himself on having good relationships with his clients and making himself available to them for advice throughout the year. In his spare time Chris enjoys playing sports (and once bowled a perfect 300 game), spending time with his family, and being a father.

Derek Gurtler


Derek graduated from Chico State University in 2002 and began working at Ruzzo, Scholl, & Murphy in 2006. He enjoys working closely with his clients and giving them sound accounting and business advice. He works hard on making the client feel comfortable and enjoys the one on one relationship with them. Derek loves watching all bay area sports and Nascar, as well as playing golf. Derek also loves spending family time with his wife and three boys.