Pleasanton, Calif., May 5, 2014 – Sensiba San Filippo LLP (SSF), a leading Northern California-based CPA and business-consulting firm, is proud to announce that Assurance Partner Karen Burns has been recognized as one of the “Most Influential Women of the Bay Area” by the San Francisco Business Times for the second consecutive year.
The “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” list honors women professionals who demonstrate exceptional leadership, achievement, and influence within their industry and across their communities. Recipients are featured in the May 2 edition of the San Francisco Business Times, and will gather at a June 12 event bringing together the highest-ranking, most prominent women in regional business to celebrate their contributions in leadership, community service, and mentorship.
“Karen’s deep understanding, intense focus and hands-on approach with our clients is unparalleled in our industry,” said John Sensiba, Managing Partner of Sensiba San Filippo LLP. “We’re thrilled that she has been recognized for her exceptional leadership for a second year in a row.”
Karen has more than 20 years of experience providing financial and business consulting services to companies in a variety of industries, with a particular passion for the manufacturing and distribution sector. For more than seven years, Karen Burns has been an integral part of Sensiba San Filippo LLP, a leading regional CPA and business advisory firm. She is also co-founder and president of the East Bay Manufacturing Group, an exclusive forum for C-level manufacturing executives. She has great depth of experience working with rapidly growing manufacturing companies, from start-ups to multigenerational family businesses, helping them to identify opportunities, challenges, and trends. Karen is also passionate about bringing an end to breast cancer by walking hundreds of miles and raising thousands of dollars for the cause, including the 40-mile, 2-Day Avon Walk, which she has participated in for the past 10 years.
About Sensiba San Filippo
Sensiba San Filippo LLP is a multi-service regional public accounting, tax and consulting firm that brings actionable business solutions to its clients through its unique brand of service, industry-specific knowledge, technical expertise and its SSF Market Insights publications. Sensiba San Filippo’s offices are located in San Mateo, San Jose, Pleasanton and Morgan Hill. The firm is also a member of KS International (KSi), an international association of affiliate accounting firms that they leverage to support their clients’ global business needs in over 60 countries. Visit Sensiba San Filippo’s website at www.ssfllp.com.