Jennifer A Barnes

Optima Office, Inc

Founder & CEO

San Diego, CA

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Jennifer is the CEO of Optima Office, Inc. She is also the Co-Founder of Pro Back Office. She spent over 6 years growing it to one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Jennifer started her career in the accounting department at Petco after graduating from U of A. with a BA in Finance, Accounting and Marketing. She moved her way up the ladder quickly and a few years later found herself in a consulting role as a Controller or Director of Accounting for numerous companies and non-profits throughout San Diego. She furthered her education in 2008 by earning her MBA from SDSU and completing the Becker CPA Courses in 2011. Jennifer won the top 40 under 40 business leaders in San Diego award in 2018, was named 2017 Young Entrepreneur by San Diego's Chamber of Commerce and Most Influential Leader in 2016 by the Connected Women of Influence. Jennifer was a semi-finalist in EY's Entrepreneur of the Year, has been a finalist in the Women of the Year for SD Magazine and SD Business Journal as well as being a finalist for CEO of the year. Jennifer is a tenacious, Intelligent and genuine business executive. Work life balance is very important to her, so she is adamant about her team having a flexible, friendly, and awesome place to work. Jennifer is married, has 7 nieces and nephews, loves spending time with friends & family and enjoys runs on the beach and snowboarding.

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Skills

  • MBA

We are a team of accounting specialists who bring varying degrees of experience in every single industry, with most accounting softwares and to businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to $50+ million in revenues. We also specialize in servicing non-profits.

Industry

  • Accounting

Area of Focus

  • Accounting
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources

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