Meet the dream team

Here’s a brief introduction to the RoseRyan dream team. Click on the photos to learn more about them.

Susan Alves

Pro since: 1994

Excels at: general accounting, cash management, monthly close, emerging growth companies

Prior gigs: Electroglas, i2 Technologies, various small businesses

Fun fact: Susan loved running the San Francisco Marathon so much she plans to do it again.

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Susan Alves

Susan Alves

Barbara Apkarian

Pro since: 2015

Excels at: Senior financial leadership, process redesign & implementation, broad business & accounting operations, manufacturing, start-ups, IPO support, audit support

Prior gigs: EloTouch Solutions, Nuance Communications, Ditech Networks, Coastal Berry Company, Pinole Point Steel, RealCentric, Colliers Parrish, Eclipse Surgical, and PricewaterhouseCoopers

Fun fact: Loves hiking, reading, knitting and tennis

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Barbara Apkarian

Barbara Apkarian

Kaitlyn Arsenault

Pro since: 2007

Excels at: Technical accounting, stock compensation, financial statement preparation, consolidations, business combinations

Prior gigs: Friedman LLP

Fun fact/motto: Kaitlyn caught the travel bug in 2004 and has visited over 22 countries since then.

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Kaitlyn Arsenault

Kaitlyn Arsenault

Tricia Bangs

Pro since: 1981

Excels at: financial planning and analysis, general accounting, financial systems, business partnering

Prior gigs: 3Com, Arthur Young, Palm, SGI

Fun fact: Save the Earth—it’s the only planet with chocolate!

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Tricia Bangs

Tricia Bangs

Elizabeth Barclay

Pro since: 1990

Excels at: SEC reporting, SOX compliance, acquisition due diligence, general accounting, A/P and A/R

Prior gigs: Quantum Corporation, Cadence, Maxtor, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Power Integrations, Symantec

Fun fact: Liz loves to ski, hike, and travel.

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Elizabeth Barclay

Elizabeth Barclay

Jason Barker

Pro since: 1993

Excels at: SEC reporting, FP&A, valuation analysis, startup support and build-up, IPO prep, general finance and accounting

Prior gigs: Amarantus BioScience, ARYx Therapeutics, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Blue Coat Systems, Depomed, InterMune, Rambus

Fun fact: You’d never guess it by his day job, but Jason is the lead guitarist in a Bay Area alternative rock band.

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Jason Barker

Jason Barker

Savita Bhatia

Pro since: 1988

Excels at: audit prep and support, developing and analyzing budgets for emerging growth companies and startups, cash management, general accounting

Prior gigs: Accept Software, Aclara Biosciences, dpiX, NuGEN Technologies

Fun fact: Savita’s jewelry-making and sewing expertise have paid off handsomely—for a couple of very lucky granddaughters.

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Savita Bhatia

Savita Bhatia

Corinne Bolasna

Pro since: 2001

Excels at: solving complex financial problems, systems implementations, process improvements, consolidations, SEC filings, audit prep

Prior gigs: CordeValle, Palo Alto Networks, Granite Construction, Burr, Pilger, & Mayer, various small firms

Fun Fact: She is an amateur pastry chef that loves tickling taste buds with her unique creations

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Corinne Bolasna

Corinne Bolasna

Jacqueline Bray

Pro since: 2013

Excels at: A/P, A/R, general accounting

Prior gigs: Time for Life

Fun fact: Jackie loves white-knuckle theme park rides and has attended a number of F1 races in Europe.

2014 TrEAT Award

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Jacqueline Bray

Jacqueline Bray

Christina Briscoe

Pro since: 1980

Excels at: accounting services, accounts payable, financial analysis

Prior gigs: HP, Palm, 3Com, Technology Funding

Motto: "A person who never made a mistake, never tried anything new." – Albert Einstein

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Christina Briscoe

Christina Briscoe

Tony Calleja

Pro since: 1983

Excels at: Strategic finance, IPOs, interim CFO, FP&A, startup and emerging growth services

Prior gigs: Hyperion Therapeutics, MCI (Verizon), National Semiconductor, various startup and emerging growth companies

Fun fact: Tony is an enthusiastic cyclist and golfer who has completed the Death Ride and constantly battles to keep his handicap respectably competitive.

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Tony Calleja

Tony Calleja

Susan Carberry

Pro since: 1985

Excels at: SOX, corporate governance, business process reengineering, recovery & control audits, ERP implementation, retail, biotech, technology

Prior gigs: Alexza Pharmaceuticals, ARCO Products, Century Casinos, Cytokinetics, Facet Biotech, IDM-Pharma, PRG-Schultz

Motto: When you confront a problem, you begin to solve it.

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Susan Carberry

Susan Carberry

Bernice Chang

Pro since: 1999

Excels at: SEC reporting, XBRL, stock-based compensation, financial statements, budget analysis

Prior gigs: Advanced Micro Devices, NeoPhotonics, NetApp, Novellus Systems, Vivus

Motto: It’s important to have fun at work.

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Bernice Chang

Bernice Chang

John Chappell

Pro since: 1999

Excels at: SOX, internal controls, biotech, general ledger accounting

Prior gigs: NovaBay, Senomyx, Neurocrine Biosciences, Cryoport, Halozyme Therapeutics

Fun fact: Has three deaf dogs and has lived in every time zone in the continental US.

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John Chappell

John Chappell

Anna Cruz

Pro since: 1995

Excels at: reconciliation, financial reporting and analysis, system implementation, cash management, payroll

Prior gigs: Playphone, Inc., Pepsi Bottling Group, Culligan Water

Motto: Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.

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Anna Cruz

Anna Cruz

Kathy Dorsa

Pro since: 1978

Excels at: general accounting, month-end close, audit prep, start-ups

Prior gigs: Arthur Andersen, HydroNovation, OutSystems, Renovis, SuturePro Technologies

Fun fact: Kathy’s on a quest for the perfect par game.

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Kathy Dorsa

Kathy Dorsa

Theresa Eng

Pro since: 1982

Excels at: financial planning/budgeting, finance operations, process design/reengineering, SOX

Prior gigs: ArcSight, Cisco, LaserCard, Rigel, Success Factors, Tital Pharmaceuticals

Motto: Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift—that’s why it’s called the present.

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Theresa Eng

Theresa Eng

Clarissa Enany Fowler

Pro since: 2002

Excels at: general accounting, monthly close, stock-based compensation, financial reporting

Prior gigs: KPMG, DocuSign

Fun fact: I am a member of the boomerang bunch. I worked at RoseRyan from 2007-2011. I left when I moved to Washington and came back as a remote employee after the birth of my first son in 2015.

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Clarissa Enany Fowler

Clarissa Enany Fowler

Terry Gibson

Pro since: 1975

Excels at: CFO, private equity companies, high growth

Prior gigs: Lam Research, CoSine Communications, IGO

Motto: Keep it simple.

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Terry Gibson

Terry Gibson

Diana Gilbert

Pro since: 1985

Excels at: SOX/internal controls, business systems, technical accounting, revenue recognition, process improvements

Prior gigs: ArcSight, Cepheid, Coupons.com, Electroglas, Informatica, KPMG, Mendel, VNUS Medical, Zynga

Fun fact: Diana is addicted to volunteering, with work for the Grail Family Services board, the Junior League and in astronomy education.

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Diana Gilbert

Diana Gilbert

Julie Gilson

Pro since: 1979

Excels at: SEC reporting, external audit, stock-based compensation accounting, project management

Prior gigs: Bank of America, Logitech, Network Equipment Technologies, PwC, Wells Fargo

Fun fact: Julie danced with Jonathan Roberts of Dancing with the Stars when he was starting his career.

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Julie Gilson

Julie Gilson

Jim Goldhawk

Pro since: 1981

Excels at: SEC reporting (including IPOs), M&A, technical accounting, creating finance infrastructure for emerging growth companies

Prior gigs: Gap Inc., JDS Uniphase, Kaiser Permanente, NDS Surgical, PwC, high-tech emerging growth companies

Fun fact: Jim is a sports dad for two active boys and their friends.

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Jim Goldhawk

Jim Goldhawk

Michelle Hall

Pro since: 1991

Excels at: general accounting, budgeting, forecasting, start-ups

Prior gigs: American Express, Mercury Interactive, Netflix, various public companies

Fun fact: Michelle has competed in eight triathlons and hopes to someday complete a half Iron Man event.

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Michelle Hall

Michelle Hall

Tracey Hashiguchi

Pro since: 2000

Excels at: client and relationship management, sales and marketing

Prior gigs: Deloitte

Motto: "Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment". - Oprah Winfrey.

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Tracey Hashiguchi

Tracey Hashiguchi

Rita Hayes

Pro since: 1983

Excels at: business development, client management, partnerships

Prior gigs: National Semiconductor, Sharp Microelectronics, various high tech companies

Fun fact: Rita was a foster mom to a German shorthair pointer so smart he became a National Disaster Search Dog.

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Rita Hayes

Rita Hayes

Joanne Hernandez

Pro since: 1996

Excels at: general accounting, monthly close, GAAP financial statement preparation and review, internal and external audits

Prior gigs: Lucasfilm Ltd, Deloitte, Stella & Dot, Primus Power

Fun fact: Joanne is a San Francisco Giants fan and loves to travel. She once took a year off from work and traveled through Central and South America, New Zealand and Australia.

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Joanne Hernandez

Joanne Hernandez

April Iraeta

Pro since: 1982

Excels at: financial management, cost accounting, budget & forecasting

Prior gigs: Sub-One Technology, Tosoh SET

Fun fact: April enjoys cooking and reading as well as being a member of the Altamont Cruisers Car Club.

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April Iraeta

April Iraeta

Steve Jackson

Pro since: 1984

Excels at: revenue recognition, contract review, SOX, systems implementation, budgeting, financial analysis, process improvements

Prior gigs: Cisco Systems, HP, Macromedia, McDonalds

Motto: I learn something new every day, but sharing, teaching and making people better is where the action is!

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Steve Jackson

Steve Jackson

Greg Johnstone

Pro since: 1998

Excels at:strategic finance, interim CFO, financial planning and analysis, M&A, startup and emerging growth services, system & process improvement, venture capital

Prior gigs: Sensant, Siemens Healthcare, Ventus Medical, Auxogyn, Aerin Medical, Silicon Valley Biosystems, Mercatus

Fun fact: Greg likes to kitesurf and read Swedish novels, but rarely simultaneously.

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Greg Johnstone

Greg Johnstone

Kerry Kerr

Pro since: 1987

Excels at: monthly closing, system implementations, M&A, SOX, audit, consolidations, partnerships, venture funds

Prior gigs: ArcSight, Arteris, CalCEF, NovaBay, Trimble, biotech & high-tech emerging growth companies

Motto: Success doesn’t come to you—you go to it.

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Kerry Kerr

Kerry Kerr

Lauren Kershner

Pro since: 2016

Excels at: marketing, advertising, event management, social media campaigns

Prior gigs: MilPec Insurance Solutions, Toyota

Motto: Make sure what you’re doing today is getting you to where you want to be tomorrow.

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Lauren Kershner

Lauren Kershner

Marilyn Kliewer

Pro since: 1989

Excels at: Financial analysis, internal audit, general accounting

Prior gigs: Compaq Computer, Ernst & Young, high-tech companies

Fun fact: Marilyn enjoys volleyball, tennis, swimming, cycling and skiing but lives for the Tower of Terror at Disneyland.

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Marilyn Kliewer

Marilyn Kliewer

Cheri Koehler

Pro since: 1991

Excels at: financials, ERP implementation, cross functional project management, cash management, budgeting, and process improvement

Prior gigs: Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc., North Coast Medical, Inc., Ireland San Fillipo

Fun fact: She has been known to jump on a plane in a moments notice, and jump out of a plane just for fun.

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Cheri Koehler

Cheri Koehler

Chris Kondo

Pro since: 1985

Excels at: CFO, planning, analysis, broad business & accounting operations, manufacturing, start-ups

Prior gigs: Arista Networks, Fluidigm, Intel, JDS Uniphase, mSilica, Roku

Motto: What you want is always obvious; what you need is not.

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Chris Kondo

Chris Kondo

Henry Madrid

Pro since: 1979

Excels at: SEC reporting, controllership, technical accounting, project management, IPOs

Prior gigs: Adaptec, Cotherix, DISC, Mercury Interactive, PwC, Xsigo, Zentec, high-tech emerging growth companies

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Henry Madrid

Henry Madrid

Robin Maniglia

Pro since: 2001

Excels at: Technical Accounting, Financial Compliance (SOX 404), and Fraud Prevention, Detection and Investigations. Taking a proactive and practical approach to helping clients.

Prior gigs: Deloitte & Touche, Symyx Technologies, Calpine Corporation, Novellus Systems, Electroglas, Altera Corporation, and Intel.

Fun Fact or Motto: In her spare time Robin enjoys traveling, music and volunteering with the elderly in her community. The motto she lives by is "Always be the best that you can be."

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Robin Maniglia

Robin Maniglia

Sheila Manzano

Pro since: 1985

Excels at: audit prep, general & cost accounting, SOX, forecasting, budgeting & planning, fulfillment planning & sales operations

Prior gigs: Brocade, Connetics, NetFrame, NVIDIA, Petrinovich, Pugh & Jones, Quantum, biotech companies

Motto: A job worth doing is a job worth doing well!

2013 TrEAT Award

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Sheila Manzano

Sheila Manzano

Jennifer Maxson

Pro since: 2013

Excels at: business development, communication, teamwork, customer service, client relationships, going the extra mile

Prior gigs: DeWinter Group, ACUNS

Fun Fact: Jennifer has been traveling since she was 4 and has been to over 20 countries

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Jennifer Maxson

Jennifer Maxson

Annie Mielke

Pro since: 1990

Excels at: general accounting & reporting, external & internal audit management, project planning, testing & implementation

Prior gigs: Actelion, Deloitte & Touche, Netflix, various public companies

Fun fact: Her adult kickball league made it to the world championships in Las Vegas in 2009.

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Annie Mielke

Annie Mielke

Jack Mohalley

Pro since: 1974

Excels at: SEC reporting, controllership

Prior gigs: Amarantus Therapeutics, Hyperion Therapeutics, RMS

Fun fact: When not scuba diving in Aruba and other dreamy spots, Jack breeds dogs for Guide Dogs for the Blind.

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Jack Mohalley

Jack Mohalley

Salena Oppus

Pro since: 1989

Excels at: business intelligence, CRM & PRM, sales forecasting, data management, Salesforce.com

Prior gigs: Cadence Design Systems, Harmonic, HP, Logitech, Maxtor, NVIDIA, Omneon, Quantum

Hobbies: Salena likes traveling and enjoys a good book and salsa music (but not at the same time).

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Salena Oppus

Salena Oppus

Mike Ownby

Pro since: 1976

Excels at: controllership, SEC reporting, technical accounting, systems selection and implementation

Prior gigs: Delphix, Logitech, Mellanox, RAE Systems, Switch

Fun fact: Whenever and wherever Mike finds spare time, he enjoys exploring back roads on his bicycle.

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Mike Ownby

Mike Ownby

Kevin Owyang

Pro since: 1999

Excels at: creating finance infrastructure, general ledger, budget & forecast prep

Prior gigs: Cemaphore Systems, Codian, PharmacoFore, Sunesis, Symbio, biotech & high-tech emerging growth companies

Motto: Do whatever it takes to finish the job.

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Kevin Owyang

Kevin Owyang

Michelle Perez

Pro since: 1989

Excels at: SOX testing & documentation, finance management, general accounting, audit prep & support

Prior gigs: Blue Coat, Bombardier Aerospace, Cytokinetics, Fossil, Genomic Health, Hansen Medical, Wyse Technology

Fun fact: Michelle loves to ride and race her bike.

2012 TrEAT Award

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Michelle Perez

Michelle Perez

Al Pun

Pro since: 1980

Excels at: general accounting, client communications, project management, SOX, broad business & accounting operations

Prior gigs: Informatica, Maxygen, NeoPhotonics, PwC, Quantum, Rigel

Motto: Do it right the first time.

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Al Pun

Al Pun

Barbara Rescino

Pro since: 1985

Excels at: general accounting, monthly/annual close, financial reporting, process improvement

Prior gigs: Intuitive Surgical, SolarCity, Cell Genesys

Motto: "Don’t worry, be happy!" – Bob Marley

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Barbara Rescino

Barbara Rescino

Rick Ruiz

Pro since: 1988

Excels at: emerging growth and startup services, revenue recognition, stock-based compensation

Prior gigs: Roku, Questcor, Calypso Technology, Cryptic Studios, Deeya Energy

Fun fact: Spends his free time on skateboards, road bikes or working on his 100 year old craftsman house

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Rick Ruiz

Rick Ruiz

Catherine Sarti

Pro since: 1985

Excels at: corporate general ledger, full cycle A/P and A/R, payroll for US, Canada & France, monthly and year-end close cycles and audits

Prior gigs: Alza Corp., Bell BioSystems, Procept BioRobotics, Intellisync Corp.

Fun fact: Catherine loves baseball, cooking and traveling.

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Catherine Sarti

Catherine Sarti

Diana Sayre

Pro since: 1987

Excels at: emerging growth clients, budgeting, financial analysis, multi-year clean-up, audit

Prior gigs: Box.com, Ceterix, Hydronovation, Stratalight Communications, KidZania

Motto: Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don't give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning.

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Diana Sayre

Diana Sayre

Becky Schmal

Pro since: 1991

Excels at: general accounting, monthly close, process improvements, revenue recognition, payroll, system implementations, commissions, management, audit preparation and support, start-ups

Prior gigs: Centrify Corporation, Altera Corporation, Legato Systems (acquired by EMC Software), Boole & Babbage (acquired by BMC Software).

Fun fact: Becky loves building a computer automated haunted house during Halloween. Becky enjoys seeing the smiles on kid’s faces when they complete the tour!

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Becky Schmal

Becky Schmal

Ron Siporen

Pro since: 1976

Excels at: Emerging growth & start-ups, planning and analysis, accounting operations, financial system implementation.

Prior gigs: Nextbit Systems, Global Blood Therapeutics, Primus Power, PlanetPro, EatClub, Mimosa Networks

Motto: Why do tomorrow what you should do today!

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Ron Siporen

Ron Siporen

Steve Tomei

Pro since: 1980

Excels at: Software revenue recognition, building finance teams and implementing general accounting operations for high tech emerging growth companies.

Prior gigs: BAAN, Portal Software, Transmetta, NDS Surgical Imaging, Vendavo, Inc., Playboy Enterprises.

Motto: "If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather the wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."

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Steve Tomei

Steve Tomei

John Villa

Pro since: 1998

Excels at: systems administration, MS server, active directory, tech support, startups

Prior gigs: ADP, CCCS, Freedom Financial Network, IBM, Verian Technologies

Fun facts: John began cycling in high school and never stopped—his thousands of road and mountain biking miles have included a half dozen centuries.

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John Villa

John Villa

Lynn Wang

Pro since: 1999

Excels at: accounting, close, reconciliation, audit, FP&A, cost accounting

Prior gigs: Silver Springs Networks, Neophotonics, Coherent, Plastic Logic, Atheros, Logitech

Fun fact: Lynn is a foodie at heart

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Lynn Wang

Lynn Wang

Martha Watts

Pro since: 1999

Excels at: General accounting, monthly close, cash management, AP, AR

Prior gigs:  Crescent Jewelers, George's Jewelers, Mica Microwave

Motto: The meaning of life is to fill life with meaning.

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Martha Watts

Martha Watts

Sandy White

Pro since: 1979

Excels at: fixed assets, XBRL, corporate treasury

Prior gigs: Fairchild Semiconductor, NetApp, Sun Microsystems

Fun fact: Sandy is so passionate about hula and Tahitian dance that she dances four times a week and studies Hawaiian culture and language.

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Sandy White

Sandy White

Susan Wong

Pro since: 1996

Excels at: Financial planning and analysis (FP&A), financial reporting, cash flow management, CFO services for start ups

Prior gigs: Epiphany Biosciences, The Melita Group, Cerimon Pharmaceuticals, Osprey Pharmaceuticals

Fun fact: Susan is a dachshund lover and currently has two doxies from rescue. Dogs love all people unconditionally.

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Susan Wong

Susan Wong

Lori Young

Pro since: 1983

Excels at: Month-end close, multiyear cleanup, audit prep, process improvement, internal controls, startups to medium-sized companies

Prior gigs: GTS Properties, HJ Heinz, PwC, Regency Lighting, Silverback Systems, TravelPost

Fun fact: Lori is CEO and founder of Hearts in Need, a nonprofit that distributes backpacks to children in poor nations.

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Lori Young

Lori Young

Sophie Yu

Pro since: 1996

Excels at: SEC reporting, technical accounting, revenue recognition, consolidation, SOX

Prior gigs: Ernst & Young, Lytro, NeoPhotonics, NetApp, PDF Solutions

Motto: Work hard, play hard.

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Sophie Yu

Sophie Yu

Pat Yue

Pro since: 1985

Excels at: day-to-day accounting such as A/P, A/R, payroll, month-end close

Prior gigs: Portola Pharmaceuticals, Quantum, Sellpoint, Xsigo, high-tech emerging growth & biotech companies

Motto: Never leave until the job is done.

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Pat Yue

Pat Yue

Monica Zorn

Pro since: 1974

Excels at: finance and project management, team and individual communications, business and IT processes, completing tasks and meeting deadlines, SEC reporting

Prior assignments: Guidewire, Netflix, Logitech, Symantec, VeriFone

Motto: There is no such thing as a bad idea.

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Monica Zorn

Monica Zorn

Stars denote TrEAT award recipients. This annual award is the highest recognition we give our consultants for exemplifying and living our values every day—to be trustworthy, to excel, to advocate and to be part of the team—TrEAT.