San Jose State University, B.S. Accounting, 1982
Annual participant in the Walk to Defeat ALS
Enjoys traveling and hiking and is always open to new suggestions of places to visit.
If you could master one skill you do not have right now, what would it be?
“I would like to be able to sing, because I can’t. (Please don’t ask me to sing happy birthday!)”
What is the one quality you feel best describes you?
“I am open – open to ideas from others, to trying new things, and to sharing about myself.”
What is your favorite aspect of the accounting profession?
“I enjoy analyzing situations and finding the best solution whether it’s for finding the most economical solution to a situation, developing a process for handling transactions, or identifying and resolving problems. I also enjoy working with my clients and coworkers.”
Is there any advice you would give to a person who is starting out in your chosen career?
“Avoid making assumptions and simply following what was done before. You will learn more by fully understanding what you are working on and you will often get a better or more accurate result.”