Great People Spotlight: Elaine Xu


Team Member: Elaine Xu, tax

Team Member Since: November 2006

What’s your favorite thing to do in Austin?

Eat at Cho Sushi restaurant

What are your favorite reads?

“The Hunger Games” and “Me Before You” 

What’s your guilty pleasure?

Dove milk chocolate

What’s your favorite quote?

“Less is more”

What’s your favorite way to relax?

Play Candy Crush

Where would you like to travel?

Greece and New Zealand

What’s on your bucket list?

Run a business to experience entrepreneurship, do an African safari, visit the Egyptian Pyramids

What do you enjoy most about what you do at ML&R?

Keeping up with everchanging tax laws and helping clients with their questions and tax planning

What did you want to be when you were a child?

A hotel manager or news reporter

What does work-life balance mean to you? How does ML&R facilitate work-life balance?

Flexibility in choosing where and when to work

What makes ML&R a “Best Place to Work”?

The people and the culture

What do you enjoy about working for a locally-owned firm?

The firm cares for its employees’ well-being, gives back to local community and provides a family-oriented culture

Want to work alongside Elaine and the rest of Team ML&R? Check out our careers page. Need Elaine and the Tax Team for a project? Reach out to us.


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