ELISA EDWARDS
Business Manager

Elisa joined Sullivan and Serwitz in 2007. Her experience over the past 20 years has been in both private industry as well as in public accounting. In addition to owning a small business, she has managed the finances of a public school as well as run a local franchise of a national restaurant chain. Elisa is responsible for all aspects of Accounting, Human Resources and Information Technology Systems.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education:
Santa Clara University, School of Business
Degree: Master of Business Administration
1982

Santa Clara University, School of Business
Degree: Bachelor of Science – Commerce
1979

Achievement Summary:
Managed a local franchise of a national restaurant chain
o Developed and implemented a corporate catering program  
  o Regional trainer for incoming general managers  
Responsible for government/student body funds for a middle school  
Owned and operated a child care business  

Professional Experience:
Business Manager, Sullivan & Serwitz, Los Altos, CA 2007-Present
Regional Training Manager, Noah’s Bagels, Santa Clara, CA 2005-2006
General Manager, Noah’s Bagels, Santa Clara, CA 2004-2006
Financial Secretary, Cupertino Middle School, Cupertino, CA 1996-2004
Owner and Operator, EPE’s Day Care, Livermore, CA 1987-1995
Senior Supervisor, Arthur Young & Assoc., San Jose, CA 1983-1987
General Ledger Manager, Harris Microwave Semi, Milpitas, CA 1979-1983