Claire is an experienced financial professional across all areas of Finance & Accounting and more recently Process Automation. Claire has been with Silicon Valley Bank for almost 14 years, first as the Corporate Controller for the bank, then joined the Transformation Office stood up under the CFO to lead the Process Automation Center of Excellence. Prior to that Claire was the VP of Finance for Meriwest Credit Union.
Claire brings to PCS over 25 years of financial management experience and has been volunteering with the Finance Committee since 2017. She has also been on the board of the Loma Public Education Fund for five years including four as the Treasurer.
Claire was born and raised in France, completed an undergraduate degree in Accounting there and came to the US to attend Cal State East Bay where she earned a MBA in Finance. She also holds a CPA from the State of California (inactive).
When not working or volunteering, Claire is spending time with her husband, two children and three dogs and is passionate about staying active. They love camping, going on bike rides, and she and her husband train every year for the Death Ride in Markleeville. Claire is also a member of Crossfit Up in Santa Cruz.