Amber Kaipaka-Mcmannis

Portland, Oregon, US

Small business expert with experience creating and implementing process, policies, and systems.
Amber's Skills
Business Development
Finance
Operations
Legal
Marketing
Product Management
Recruiting
Sales
Strategy
Technical
User Experience
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 1 startup

Age Group

36-55

About Amber

Non-traditional, results-oriented accounting professional and small business expert with over ten years' experience implementing proper controls, software systems, policies, business processes, and strategies. Seeking a role in finance and accounting where I can utilize my hands-on entrepreneurial problem solving skills with a company that prides itself on tenure and growth opportunities.

Work Experience

Controller

Sock It to Me

May 2008 - January 2017

While at Sock It to Me, played a core executing role in scaling company from $200k to $12.75 million while the company experienced rapid year over year growth of 20%-90% yearly. Maintained accurate financials throughout with a laser focus on costs, which allowed the company to drive 15-28% to the bottom line annually in the last nine years. Five of those nine years yielded an operating margin of over 20% and the life to date operating margin of the company was 20.98% as of 2016.

Education

Southern Oregon University

Art - Digital Imaging

1998 - 2004