Committed for your Growth

The Founder


Ester R. Punongbayan,  EPG founding President and CEO, is  a Certified Public Accountant and has been in the  outsourcing business and accounting practice for twenty nine (29) years.

Prior to EPG, Ester was the Partner and Head of the Outsourcing Services Division of a leading accounting firm in the Philippines. In her 15-year stint with this firm,  the division’s services expanded to include the full accounting cycle from payment processing,  bookkeeping to the preparation of financial statements, tax returns/reports and their filings; payroll  processing and disbursements; and personnel secondment services. She successfully built a clientele composed of local and multinational companies from different industries. The statutory requirements of each client were carefully studied.

A practicing Certified Public Accountant for fourteen (14) years prior to joining the leading accounting firm, Ester  provided auditing, management, tax, project feasibility studies, recruitment and other services to small and medium-sized companies engaged in importation, trading, services and non-profit activities. She assisted business owners in setting up their business organizations and inculcated in them the importance of maintaining the order of their books and complying with statutory requirements. Her services extended to the preparation of accounting manuals for all types of businesses, and the preparation of project feasibility studies of clients’ projects.

After years of prolific work, Ester decided to continue providing exceptional professional services through EPG with strict adherence to quality, excellence and discipline, and putting an emphasis on social responsibility.

Ester obtained her Bachelor‘s degree in Business Administration major in Accountancy from the University of the East and her Master in Business Administration degree from the De La Salle University Graduate School of Business.