My road in life has been direct.
I was born in Ukraine, but immigrated with my family to the U.S. when I was young—ever since I was a little girl, I always dreamed of being a business woman.
In the ninth grade, I took a bookkeeping class that I really enjoyed, and I continued to take similar classes throughout high school.
Attended Queens College, where earned my bachelor’s degree in accounting.
While in college, I was the president of the Accountant Honors Society, which gave me an opening to develop relationships with the recruiters that would visit our campus.
After several interviews, I landed a job at BDO USA as an audit partner.
During my first year, I worked in a variety of industries, but I always had the goal of eventually working in national retail and consumer business.
During my second year, an opening came up and I started working full time in the national retail and consumer business space, which combined my love for accounting and fashion.
I’ve worked for BDO USA for over 24 years and am now a partner, as well as the National Retail & Consumer Business Industry Leader.
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