I graduated from California State University of Northridge with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an Accounting Theory and Practice option. I have worked in the accounting industry for over 25 years including 12 years for local public accounting firms, as a partner for 6 years in my firm with 3 other principles and am currently the principle of a consulting company specializing in services focused on contract related managerial finance/accounting positions and fiscal oversight.
I am the Comptroller for the Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County (since 2005) and the CFO for Ojai Valley Sanitary District (since 1998). I am a Small Business Advisor with the SBDC and handle all Quickbook related client questions including teaching QB classes as needed. I consult with other for profit companies and non-profit agencies like the Ojai Land Conservancy, The Ojai Foundation, D.R.A.G.G, El Centrito, Oxnard PAL, CASA, C.R.E.W, Boys & Girls Glub of Oxnard monthly and/or as needed.
I spent over 10 years under contract with The American Red Cross, United Way Ventura County & the Camarillo Health Care District. I have worked with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Camarillo, Santa Paula and Santa Barbara. I spent significant time working for CAUSE, El Centrito and Caregivers, Volunteers Assisting the Elderly including recreating multi-year Quickbook files for audit purposes.
Most of my jobs include budget preparation, monthly financials with direct board reports and assist in annual audits.
I am the Treasurer of my daughters Girl Scout Troop and the auditor for Mound Elementary PTO. I sit on the board of Ventura Coastal Little League.
I was named “Who’s Who in Controller/CFO’s” in 2010 & 2011.
I live in Ventura with my husband Mark and our three children.