Karen Burns Named as One of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensiba San Filippo LLP (SSF), a leading Northern California-based CPA and business-consulting firm, is honored to announce that assurance partner Karen Burns has been recognized as one of the Most Influential Women of the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times.

The "Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business" feature highlights a group of distinguished women professionals that demonstrate exceptional leadership, achievement, and influence within their industry and across their communities. Recipients were featured in the April 19th edition of the San Francisco Business Times, followed by an elegant gathering of the highest-ranking corporate women on June 6th, where they will share their wisdom on leadership, community service, mentorship, and the power women have to change the world.

"Karen is a tremendous contributor to the Bay Area community—both in business and in support of volunteer organizations," said John Sensiba, Managing Partner of Sensiba San Filippo LLP. "Karen's passion for the work she does, and her ability to understand of the needs of her clients makes her an invaluable asset."

Since 2007, Karen has applied her deep experience in manufacturing and distribution to Sensiba San Filippo, bringing a "fresh approach" to her client service model, including a passion for innovation and the delivery of superior client service. In addition to her client service role, Karen co-founded the East Bay Manufacturing Group and the East Bay Professional Women's Alliance. These professional groups provide a platform for networking, sharing best practices, and to building strategic alliances and affiliations.

About Sensiba San Filippo

Sensiba San Filippo LLP is a multi-service regional public accounting, tax and consulting firm that seeks to bring actionable business solutions to its clients through its unique brand of service, industry-specific knowledge, technical expertise and its SSF Market Insights publications. Sensiba San Filippo's offices are located in San Mateo, San Jose, Pleasanton and Morgan Hill. www.ssfllp.com

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