Shirley began her career with KPMG in their Los Angeles Audit practice. After several years, she was hired to lead the accounting department of a leading video game software distributor and accessory manufacturer. Half a decade later, she went on to lead the finance and accounting departments for a handful of other successful companies in the manufacturing, distribution, and construction industries. During this time, she held the positions of Controller, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for companies ranging from start-up to $200 million in revenues.
In 2010, Shirley found herself longing for entrepreneurship and a new venture that would offer the same variety she enjoyed during her public accounting days coupled with the experience of her years in private industry. Since then, a la carte solutions have helped a number of entrepreneurs build their businesses and improve their finance and accounting infrastructures. Shirley holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business from the University of Southern California. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California. (License #92592) She enjoys running, cycling, salsa dancing, skiing and scuba diving. She lives in Culver City with her husband Ray, and their three children, Ryan, Rana and Saum.