Jennifer A Barnes

Member Since 2017

Jennifer A Barnes

Founder & CEO

Optima Office, Inc

San Diego Area

Jennifer is the CEO & Founder of Optima Office, Inc, her second successful venture. She was able to grow her first company to over $6 million in revenue and 90 employees in just 6 years. Jennifer has a degree from the University of Arizona with a BA in Finance, Accounting and Marketing. She has an MBA from SDSU and completed the Becker CPA Courses. Career wise, Jennifer spent a dozen years as a consultant in the role as Controller or Director of Accounting for numerous companies and non-profits throughout San Diego. She was named in the top 40 under 40 business leaders in San Diego in 2018, was named 2017 Young Entrepreneur by San Diego's Chamber of Commerce and also listed as the most Influential Leader in 2016 by the Connected Women of Influence. Jennifer is a tenacious, kind and authentic 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 running on the beach and snowboarding.


  • MBA


October 29th, 2020

Seven Ways To Leverage Your Cash Flow During The Pandemic

Right now, most businesses have less of a cash buffer.

September 23rd, 2020

Navigating The Pandemic: How To Make Sure Your HR Team Is Ready

Invest in strengthening your HR team to get through these hard times.

September 22nd, 2020

Want To Attract (And Keep) The Right Clients? Try These 10 Strategies

Having the right clients can make all the difference in your business’s success. Of course, finding those ideal clients isn’t always easy. You don’t want to be too selective and turn down a good business opportunity, but you also don’t want to overextend yourself for a client who won’t stick around in the long run.

September 16th, 2020

15 Productivity Tips to Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

Small-business owners realize almost immediately how different their businesses are to run than large corporations. For success, a small business needs to adopt its own strategies that work with limited available resources. Entrepreneurs in this position need to make critical decisions about what approaches they'll take to elements of business growth and development.


Optima Office, Inc

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.


  • Accounting
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources