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.


SKILLS

  • MBA

RECENT CONTENT

March 23rd, 2021

Lost Your Job? How To Discuss Getting Fired With A Potential New Employer

Many professionals have been fired from positions in the past. Getting fired from a job can be embarrassing and anxiety-inducing, especially when you have to explain the reason why you were let go to a potential new employer.

March 11th, 2021

Seven Steps To Take When You Notice A Top Employee Is Off Their Game

Sometimes, even employees who have a track record of excellent work can have bad days. But when bad days become bad weeks or even months, leaders should take the time to investigate. However, because it could be a sensitive situation, it may be best to take it slow and follow a few key steps.

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.


COMPANY INFO

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.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Accounting
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources

INDUSTRY

Accounting