Petrushka Kreitman

Human Resources Director

“Respect, honesty, and always seeking self-improvement are core values that are rewarded at Carpenter & Zuckerman. We want to attract, retain, and motivate our employees to thrive.”

Petrushka Kreitman has more than 20 years of experience working as a human resources professional. In addition to the legal field, she has also practiced HR in many other industries, including entertainment, assisted living, food service, retail, and hospitality.

Petrushka has professional designation in Human Resources Management and PHR-CA, and she has extensive experience helping organizations implement architecture for an HR department.

In a field as dynamic as HR, Petrushka says she loves that every day looks different. “You learn something new every day in your work life as an HR professional,” she said. “I love interacting with people and having the ability to develop and mentor others.

Outside of work, Petrushka loves traveling, hiking, knitting, playing the piano, and hosting dinner parties. As a fitness enthusiast, she also used to be an avid runner, having participated in marathons in London, Paris, New York, Chicago, Seattle, Napa Valley, and Long Beach.

Petrushka’s Vision & Mission

Petrushka says her vision as a human resources director is to create a work environment guided by the Golden Rule: treat others as you would like to be treated.

At Carpenter & Zuckerman, Petrushka’s mission is to keep up with the latest HR technology in order to create a more seamless experience for employees, to maintain a high level of personal touch and approachability with all staff members, and to provide staff with the training and resources they need to sharpen their strengths and to combat their weaknesses.