Linda Spain de Bruin, MBA, assists business leaders with their financial reporting and management. Her experience includes nearly thirty years as an accomplished financial and operational manager in the private and non-profit sector. As director of SLD COR2E ACCOUNTING SOLUTIONS, Linda and her team provide end-to-end accounting services, from processing daily transactions to year-end tax and audit preparations. SLD COR2E ACCOUNTANTS maximize the use of cloud-based tools and minimize interfering with your internal business operations.
German, Spanish, French, Japanese and Arabic – these are the languages Linda studied before learning to speak debits and credits. In her first role as a retail buyer for a nine-branch clothing store in Austin, Texas, Linda quickly learned about inventory management, stock turns, and gross margins. While in graduate school, she was a cost accounting instructor at the University of Texas in Austin. In the Bay Area, Linda co-founded a domestic manufacturing firm and built it into a sophisticated, international wholesale business, catering to a wide variety of retailers coast to coast. As CFO, Linda personally weathered the common financial challenges of managing a business such as payroll processing, inventory management, cash flow budgeting, financial reporting and tax filings. Prior to joining SLD, Linda served as CFO and accounting coach to a variety of Bay Area businesses (restaurant, retail, wholesale, e-commerce, medical services, entertainment, bio-tech, interior design, non-profit, and more) and is excited to now manage SLD COR2E ACCOUNTING SOLUTIONS.
Linda earned both a Master of Business Administration in International Business and a Bachelor of Arts in German, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Texas in Austin. She is a graduate of Leadership San Francisco and member of Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG). Linda enjoys traveling and has already been to five continents. She also enjoys water sports, theater, and musical performances.