With a degree in Education from Notre Dame of Ohio, Ileen’s careers have been varied to say the least. She has been a teacher, a paralegal, customer service supervisor, executive assistant, and a logistics/supply chain/kaizen expert. She left her logistics role with Fortune 500 company, Owens Corning, to open the first California franchise of BookKeeping Express in the spring of 2011. Her company is a member of the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Salinas Valley Business Women’s Network, and the Professional Women’s Network of Monterey.
June 2012 Graduate Leadership Salinas Valley
July 2012 to present BOD Meals on Wheels Salinas Valley (Currently Board President)
January 2013 BOD Membership Chair Professional Women’s Network
January 2013 to present Networking Luncheon Chair Professional Woman’s Network
February 2013 National Winner BKE 2012 Franchise of the Year
June 2014 Graduate Leadership Monterey Peninsula
January 2015 BOD Treasurer Professional Women’s Network
March 2015 Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year
April 2015 United Way Community Service Award (Pueblo del Mar volunteer)
October 2017 Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Board Member and Chair of the Ambassador Committee
Ileen and her husband, Barry will celebrate their 25th anniversary in January. Their blended family includes 8 children, 14 grandchildren, and 3 rescue kitties. All Cleveland Sports teams claim them as fans. They both love performing in musical theatre productions and have been blessed with the opportunity to perform with the amazing young artists of the Ariel Theatrical community in many productions over the past 6 years. Ileen also sings in the choir at Our Lady of Solitude Church in Soledad, where she and Barry make their home.