As a visionary leader with excellent management skills and a knack for directing company operations in a Growth-Minded direction, Deanna leverages her excellent leadership and teamwork skills in order to ensure that objectives are completed on time for delivery to the clients. Deanna makes certain Avaunt has the operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people in place to effectively grow the organization, ensures financial strength and operating efficiency and streamlines operations.
She accomplished similar goals during her 13 years as the executive manager at Gregory Verdon & Company. She prepared taxes in order to assist and support her team of Certified Public Accountants, assisted with bookkeeping and provided office staffing, all while monitoring office needs.
For over 13 years, Deanna volunteered and became co-chair of the CalCPA Sacramento Chapter’s Annual Golf Tournament, which raises funds for the Scholarship Education Foundation.
Deanna is also a member and Visitor Host for the Sacramento Midtown BNI Chapter and a member of the East Sacramento Chamber of Commerce.
Outside of work, she runs a home-based pet boarding service, allowing owners to take time off without worry of their furry loved ones. Deanna also volunteers her free time to the Sacramento Blues Society where she is the Volunteer Co-Chair. SBS is one of the oldest blues societies in California founded in 1979. She helps promote local blues musicians in the Sacramento and regional area to help keep the Blues genre alive. The SBS is a non-profit, which provides educational opportunities for young musicians with the “Blues in the Schools” program. While not volunteering, Deanna loves traveling abroad and having dinner parties with her friends and family.
Strengths: Arranger, Achiever, Responsibility, Belief, Restorative