Education

B.A. from California State University, Sacramento

Certified Public Accountant

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), member

California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA), member

Overview

Jennifer joined CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) as an employee benefit plan signing director in February 2017. Before joining CLA, Jennifer worked for three years as a senior manager at a regional accounting firm and twelve years at a Big 4 accounting firm. Although she primarily focuses on employee benefit plans, she also has experience in technology, agribusiness and various other industries. Furthermore, Jennifer has spent over eight years auditing public companies making her an exceptional practitioner.

Her employee benefit plan experience is primarily focused in defined contribution and defined benefit plans. At her prior firms, she was involved in a technical expert group for employee benefit plans, where she would help develop tools and technology for improving and streamlining the audits of employee benefit plans.

Jennifer is a leader in the Sacramento community. She serves as a board member of AgStart, treasurer for NIPA Sacramento chapter, and an art teacher in grade school classrooms. Prior to joining CLA, she led a women’s leadership program and was named the Sacramento pillar champion for the firm’s diversity and inclusion group. She loves to teach and dedicates some of her time to teaching new hire training to national trainings at various levels. She is very passionate about developing relationships with clients as well as her team.

Upcoming speaking engagements

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In the community

NIPA Sacramento Chapter, Treasurer

AgStart, Board Member

Antelope Meadows Elementary School, PTA Board Member