Certifications 2018-09-19T22:26:16+00:00

Education and Certifications

Profit First Professional Certified, ECI Team Design Professional, Studio Webware Professional,
Master of Science in Accounting – New England College, Bachelor’s in Economics Emphasizing in Business, 
Certified Tax Preparer – California Tax Education Council, Advanced Certified ProAdvisor – QuickBooks,

Neda Rastegari brings over 20 years of professional accounting experience to Accounting for Design. Her passion for a clean, meaningful accounting method  has helped numerous businesses become confident in their accounting practice.

She was raised by a strong and supportive mother, a well-educated and open-minded father who was a CPA. She started her career in accounting at the age of 18 and hasn’t changed it since.

Neda holds a Masters Degree in Accounting from New England College. She is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) and a Top Rated ProAdvisor. Neda is equipped to take on any accounting challenge that comes her way.

Working closely with Interior Design companies on a daily bases for the past three years makes her an expert in the accounting field for the interior design industry.

Jessica Ryan

Jessica Ryan graduated from Arizona State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.

Prior to joining Neda at Accounting for Design, she gained a strong foundation in accounting while working for a CPA firm in Irvine. When not in the office, she can be found frequenting the place where dreams come true.

Geanine Cannon

Geanine Cannon is an accounting professional with over 25 years of CPA office experience, skilled in QuickBooks Online and Desktop versions, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Suite.

Her full charge bookkeeping experience includes account reconciliations, adjusting journal entries, A/R, A/P, payroll, 1099 reporting, and multi-state sales tax filings.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts focused in Business from Florida Institute of Technology (Magna Cum Laude).

Geanine lives in Rancho Santa Margarita with her husband of 35 years.

Kristin Jacobs

Kristin Jacobs has over 15 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from San Diego State University and has worked with individuals, large corporations and small companies.

She enjoys the challenge that bookkeeping brings and approaches her work with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.  In her personal life, she enjoys traveling, hiking, gardening, reading and spending time with her family and friends.

Elikem Gadzekpo

I am the last of three girls and grew up in Accra, Ghana where most of my family still resides. I moved to Delaware, Ohio to study International Relations, Sociology and French at Ohio Wesleyan University.

After earning my Bachelor Degree in International Relations in 2017, I moved to Orange County, California to live with my sister. I am an all-rounder and love to try new things, as well as take on new challenges. I have to say I learn new accounting facts and information every day.

Studio Webware

ECI Team Design Certified

QuickBooks Advanced
ProAdvisor Desktop

QuickBooks Advanced
ProAdvisor Online