Travis Ouimet joined the firm in the summer of 2012 as an accountant and in January 2015 he was promoted to Director of Accounting Services. He is originally from Poughkeepsie, New York where he gained the majority of his professional experience. Travis has management experience working for a large action sports company where he received national recognition for both performance as well as being one of the youngest store managers in the company’s history. From his experience he has gained professional etiquette and profound customer service skills.
Travis’ manages a team that is proficient in processing the monthly accounting write-up clients, while also being a key component in client relations. He also plays a large role in training new team members on our programs and technologies. With his ongoing interest in technology he has contributed to keeping the firm up to date in Web Services as well as marketing initiatives. Aside from monthly accounting client responsibilities, Travis assists in annual audits, reviews, compilations, and agreed upon procedure engagements. With his ambition and dedication we are expecting great things from Travis for our firm going forward.
As well as a full time accountant, he also attends night classes at Florida Atlantic University in anticipation to qualify to sit for the Uniformed Certified Public Accountants Examination. Travis is also an active member in the Community Associations Institute (CAI), Accounting Students Association (ASA), and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).
If you can’t find him at work, or in class, you can find him fishing in the Keys or Everglades National Park. After moving to Florida he has grown quite passionate about his love of fishing, surfing, or boating.
Shane White joined the firm in 2002 and is the firm’s Director of Information Technology. He is originally from Indiana but moved to Florida in 1988. Shane attended college for various disciplines including Bio-Medical Engineering, Photography and of course Information Technology. He currently holds many certifications including: Microsoft Systems Certified Engineer (MSCE), CompTIA Network+ A+ (Hardware and Networking), and RHCSA certification (Linux Redhat).
Prior to joining the firm he worked in the bio-med industry repairing and calibrating life support systems for hospitals.
Shane’s primary duties include daily maintenance, enhancements of our network and servers, and continual improvements to the customer information portals. In recent years the industry has pushed to go “green” and at every possible juncture he will evaluate the hardware and gravitate to devices that promote the “green” initiative.
When Shane is not ensuring the best possible experience for his internal and external clients he can be found playing golf, working on his lowering his handicap and he loves to fish from his boat. Shane is an advocate for animal rights and volunteers at the Humane Society of Broward County. He is also on the Board of Advisors for the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society and a member in SFTA South Florida Technology Alliance.
Lorraine Bambaren joined the firm in 1992 and is the Director of Accounts Payable. She was born in New York, moved with her family as a child to Puerto Rico and then to Florida in 1969.
Initially she was hired as an account payable clerk, but progressed and was promoted to Director of Accounts Payable in 1997. She has assisted in the firm’s transition from handwritten checks to computer generated checks and now to electronic and on-line vendor payments.
As the Director of Accounts Payable, she is responsible for cash flow management, scheduling, client relations, courier arrangements, budget compliance and insuring a cohesive work flow. Lorraine and her team work as liaisons amongst the firm’s accountants, board members, managers and vendors in providing superior accounts payable services. Lorraine stays current with the payroll and banking requirements. In addition, she plays an integral role in training new hires not only for her department duties but also for esteemed customer service. She has proven to be a team player assisting in many aspects of office functions when needed. During the years she has assisted in providing ideas to better improve her department and was an advocate of the paperless office policies. With her overall knowledge of the firm operations and long term commitment, Lorraine plays an essential part of the firm’s future.
When not servicing the needs of clients, Lorraine is spending time with her daughter, cooking, going to the movies or relaxing at the beach.
Lorraine Senatti joined the firm in the summer of 2005 after relocating to Florida from Queens, New York. Within the accounts payable department her role is to provide each department with all the financial support required for our clients. Such duties include, processing checks, initiating transfers and recording deposits.
Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Lorraine made a career change after 10 years in the teaching field to the business world. She spent 5 years in a New York based company where she acquired customer service, clerical and accounts payable skills.
Lorraine is a wife and mother of one son and two dogs. She enjoys traveling, shopping and spending time with her family near and far.
Jennie Hicks joined the firm in 2004 and is the Director of Accounts Receivable. She is originally from Connecticut and moved to Florida over 20 years ago. Initially she was hired as a general office clerical assistant but quickly learned the operations of a variety of departments including customer relations, accounts receivables, accounts payables, legal collections, estoppels and technical support.
In 2009 she was promoted to Director of Accounts Receivable, where she and her team are responsible for overseeing all manual and lockbox deposits, remote image deposits, generating bank reports, new client set-up, maintaining, updating accounts receivable account ledgers, owner database maintenance and customer service. In addition, she plays an integral role in training new hires not only for her department but for the general clerical positions as well. She is extremely detailed oriented and is always willing to lend a helping hand. With her overall knowledge of the firm operations, admirable organizational and training abilities, Jennie plays an integral part of the firm’s management.
When Jennie is not at work she deeply enjoys raising her growing family. She has fun taking family trips including camping, boating, the beach, theme parks and whatever other adventures come their way.
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Ana Curci joined the firm in 2014 in the Accounts Receivable Department. Ana was born in the Dominican Republic. She also lived in Puerto Rico, New York, and moved to Florida in 1993.
Ana is a mother of a grown son with autism. Her life-long most rewarding mission.
In her spare time Ana loves dancing, listening to music, movies, collecting coins and currency, and reading about the wonders and mysteries of autism.
Nancy Ramos joined the firm in 1998 and is the Director of Client Services. She is a New York native, born in the Bronx and moved to Florida over 25 years ago. She earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Hostos Community College and has also attended some business classes at Florida Atlantic University. Prior to joining the firm she was employed at a large South Florida Property Management company for over 10 years.
Initially she was hired as a general assistant to the accountants but quickly learned the operations of a variety of departments including customer relations, communications, accounts receivables, legal collections, and estoppels.
In 2006 she was promoted to the Director of Client Services, where she and her team work as liaisons with the attorneys, updating owner payoffs, collection status updates, providing estoppels and information relevant to new ownership or refinancing of their private mortgages. In addition, she plays an integral role in training new hires not only for her department but for the other positions in the firm as well. She has proven to be a team player assisting in many aspects of office functions when needed. During the years she has assisted in providing ideas to better improve office policies and enhanced automated computer protocols. With her overall knowledge of the firm operations and commendable training abilities, Nancy plays an integral part of the firm’s management.
Her hobby consist of reading, going fishing with her husband, enjoys cooking special dishes, and definitely loves to socialize, dance and listen to all types of music.