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Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, PP&A Corporation boasts over 40 Years in business, and more than 100 years of total industry experience! PP&A was created by business owners for business owners who know firsthand the time and expense required to manage the daily operations of running a successful business. We’re not an “automated app” company. We pride ourselves on personalized customer care. 

PP&A services all industries, including but not limited to: education, industrial, hospitality, and transportation. We maintain a nationwide presence with offices throughout the United States and have plans to expand to even more markets. Wherever you are, PP&A is here to handle the headaches while you focus on your core business. 

PP&A's mission is to provide organizations with Back Office Support Services (B.O.S.S.) through prudent management of human capital, regulatory compliance, and financial resources.



"To provide businesses a partnering solution inclusive of strategic engagement; infrastructural support; and transactional execution to facilitate clients' organizational success plan."


Richard Cannaday

Chairman & CSO

Richard Cannaday is the Chairman and Chief Strategic Officer of PP&A Corporation and holds an MBA with over 30 years of senior financial and strategic business leadership. Having led numerous organizations in semiconductor; public works-construction; real estate management; consumer electronics; professional employer organizations; food service; insurance; accounting and other financial related services. His focus has centered on developing strategic plans including implementation and financial analysis. He is a focused problem solver and is able to effectively communicate across all organizational disciplines in order to achieve targeted results.

During the past twenty years he has served as Chief Executive Officer for Mason & Mickens Financial Solutions, Inc. with California offices located in Silicon Valley and Orange County. Mason & Mickens is a full service financial company for entrepreneurial individuals and small to medium sized businesses that have specific and challenging demands for service and quality. The company has now merged with PP&A nationwide providing various levels of tax compliance services; financial analysis; strategic planning; accounting; and employee administrative solutions.


His career was launched with Pharmavite (Nature Made Vitamins) and later was a member of the financial merger team for Sanyo-Fisher. He has also served in various controllership and strategic officer management roles for Schlumberger LTD in the technology, utilities, and public works construction divisions for more than ten years.

One of the pinnacles of Richard’s success while at Schlumberger included his supervision of the $900M Illinois Power Solution Project related to the historic flagship deployment of smart meters (utilities). He played a vital role in the divestiture, carve-out, and spin-off of the multi-billion dollar semi-conductor business from Schlumberger LTD. Following the IPO of the new entity, NPTest he authored and managed the revenue recognition policy and was responsible for revenue administration worldwide.


Richard was also a pioneer in the labor leasing industry in the 80’s as Controller for TransLabor Leasing in Santa Ana, CA. This industry preceded the now popular Professional Employer Organization (PEO) as they are referred to today. His broad business strategic and financial knowledge, as well as his specialized skills in improving operations and sales effectiveness, provide the unique talents to offer practical guidance and leadership to a wide range of companies.


Richard is an active member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.



PP&A is proud to be affiliated with the following professional organizations member sponsors and or partners.

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American Society of Minority Settlement Professionals




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