Yilin (Elaine) Zhao, CPA

Ms. Zhao is a Senior Accountant at Magnolia Capital, a nationally focused multifamily investor based in Chicago.

Prior to joining Magnolia Capital, Ms. Zhao worked at Warady & Davis, a Top 25 Chicago CPA Firm, according to Crain’s Chicago Business and Accounting Today. She has experience specializing in financial audit & analysis, risk assessment and general accounting operations across a wide range of industries.

Ms. Zhao received a Bachelor’s Degree from Agnes Scott College, where she majored in Mathematics and Economics. She also received a Master of Accountancy from the George Washington University. She has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Illinois CPA Society since 2018. She is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.