Governmental & Not-for-profit Assurance Practice Leader
Jeny was born and raised on the island of Kauai before leaving to attend Southern Oregon University. In 2004, she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Public Accounting and a second Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science with an emphasis in Computer Information Systems. Upon graduation Jeny worked for Lithia Motors, Inc. During Jeny’s four year tenure she obtained a comprehensive knowledge of the key business units and IT systems, was promoted to Audit manager, and was responsible for training staff, managing and performing SOX and operational audits. In 2009, Jeny accepted a position at Pacific Retirement Services where she became an Accounting Manager for multiple retirement communities. She oversaw staff and was responsible for budgets, monthly financial reporting, and the audit/tax process. After 8 years in private industry, Jeny joined Michael L. Piels CPAs, LLP in July of 2013 as a full time employee, and is currently involved in all aspects of the business.
Jeny is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is currently serving as Board Treasurer of the Southern Oregon Child and Family Council, Inc., is a member of the Family Services Committee of Rogue Valley Habitat for Humanity, a member of the Supervisory Committee for Rogue Credit Union and past Vice Chair of the Southern Oregon Chapter of the Oregon Society of CPAs.
Jeny enjoys spending time with her husband. Together they enjoy hiking, snowboarding, volunteering in the community, and going on family trips. Jeny also enjoys theater and dancing hula.