WE'VE ASSEMBLED SOME OF THE BEST TALENT FROM ACROSS THE
COUNTRY FOR OUR ACCOUNTING TEAM.
S.E. Owens Company takes the utmost care and pride in our staffing, making sure we are a well-balanced, talented team with a range of professional and interpersonal skills that complement one another and work well with the clients.
Stacy Owens has 20 years experience in political treasury and compliance, and non-profit bookkeeping and accounting. Stacy is a lifelong animal rights activist and advocate. Stacy has built S.E. Owens & Company to provide professional and personalized service to the clients and causes she cares about deeply.
Marissa Quaranta has over 10 years experience in political treasury and compliance services. As firm Director of S.E. Owens & Company Marissa oversees firm operations, staff, and client engagements.
Tony Barra-Gibson is the firm’s expert in the contributions and income side of political accounting and compliance. Tony’s interests lie in local politics, crime novels, entertainment and sports culture. He’s and Oakland native, and attempts keep up with the ever-changing dynamics of the city. Tony spends most of his time with family and friends in the Bay Area.
.A graduate of Pitzer College with a degree in Political Studies, Peter's political experience began on Capitol Hill where he served as an intern in the office of Congressman George Miller. More recently, Peter worked at Progressive Punch, a searchable database of Congressional voting records, and Progressive Kick, a 527 and Super PAC, where he helped support the design and implementation of independent expenditure campaigns throughout the country, including managing all campaign financials and reporting. An East Bay native, Peter enjoys biking, playing music and spending time with his family.
Andreana Darretta works as a bookkeeper at S.E. Owens & Company. In addition to bookkeeping/accounting she also experience in the medical and service industries. Andreana loves the beach, music, and her dog. She’s a happy, outgoing, and positive person who likes to make people smile.
Esther specializes in non-profit bookkeeping and assists S.E. Owens clients with all manner of bookkeeping needs. She is a Sales Tax and Payroll specialist, as well as a Quickbooks specialist, and has over 25 years of bookkeeping experience working in both the public and private sectors. Esther has worked as an independent bookkeeper with clients in various fields of industry. Specializing in customer service, Esther believes that each client is unique and deserves personal attention to assure that their bookkeeping needs are met with the highest level of professionalism. Esther is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys spending time both on the beach and out on the water. When she is not working, she loves to spend time at the beach with her Maltipoo pup, Nani.
Callie Coker assists with maintenance and reconciliation of political campaign accounts, and provides clients with reporting, keeping them up-to-date on the status of their accounts.
John specializes in the maintenance and reconciliation of our political campaign accounts. He is a graduate of Washington State University with a degree in Political Science. College is where John gained a passion for local politics and uses that passion to better help his community. An East Bay native, John enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with his family. John can be reached at email@example.com.
Brad brings over 35 years of bookkeeping, accounting, human resource and compliance experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. He has worked in a variety of fields including public affairs, campaign management and business consulting, restaurant and retail, e-commerce, and healthcare. A Midwest transplant who has called San Francisco home since 1988, Brad and his husband have travelled the globe exploring the many cultural and natural wonders this big blue planet has to offer. In addition to travel, Brad interests include cooking, reading, politics, the arts, protection of the environment and animal rights, ecstatic dance, spinning and hiking. Brad can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marissa assists with maintenance and reconciliation of political campaign accounts. Marissa’s experience comes from working in the public sector in the finance department of a municipal agency. As a business tax officer, she helped businesses comply with city tax provisions and ordinances. She is also Angeleno who loves being close to the water, her car is always equipped with a towel, snacks, and a good book so that a quick escape to the beach, river, or lake is possible. Born and raised in LA, she was lucky to have beaches a few minutes from her at all times.
Jena heads the payables department at S.E. Owens & Company. She studied accounting and bookkeeping in college after coming from a long line of accountants and bookkeepers on both sides of her family. When not working, Jena enjoys spending time with family, playing board games, reading with a cat on her lap, walking with her dog, and crafting.
Linda Cavanaugh assists with accounts payable for political organizations. She has had a long career doing things “girls aren’t supposed to do”. Originally from Michigan, she drove herself out to Palo Alto when she was just 21. Linda has raced automobiles on road tracks, has co-written a book on computer security, and managed a group of 11 technical writers. Linda also loves to paint and is a Master Botanical Artist. In her spare time, she plays with the Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA) a medieval re-enactment group focused on accurately representing life in the middle ages.
Beth has led many lives from professional dancer and dance teacher to nonprofit Executive Director. She has more than 25 years’ experience in finance, accounting and nonprofit management including positions at American Express, Spoleto Festival USA and Duke University. She earned her B.A. in Economics at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia and received her M.B.A. and an M.A. in Arts Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Her personal passions are dogs, food and books. She owns more than 3000 volumes (and hopes to read them all one day). She thinks of herself as a champion of the underdog (of all kinds and breeds) and rescues pit bulls in her home state of North Carolina. She can be reached at email@example.com