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Member Profile: Homa Saghafi

Homa Saghafi, KPMG, Advisory Director. The variety of the work and technical aspect. In addition, I enjoy clients and teams, mentorship to not only further develop myself but also develop my teams as we progress in our career.

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Member Profile: Gia Punjabi

Gia Punjabi, KPMG, Audit Associate. Favorite part of her job: The fact that it is allowing me to set the table and build a strong foundation for my career. The technical chops I’m learning, and the detail work I’m involved with on a day-to-day basis helps me with developing my understanding needed to perform effectively at the CPA and the CFA exams.

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Member Profile: Fernande Marie Bencze

Fernande Marie Bencze, Alliance Reverse Mortgage Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional. Favorite part of her job: Enabling my Clients to realize their retirement dreams and not outlive their savings.

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Member Profile: Elizabeth Holt Andrews

Elizabeth Holt Andrews , Attorney at Severson & Werson, P.C. Favorite part of her job: I like being a litigator because it lets me focus on my two favorite things: writing and people. Litigation is a career path that provides daily opportunities to engage in disciplined, rigorous research and writing. But at the same time it also requires you to exercise good social skills, build strong professional relationships, and be a shrewd negotiator. Most days, I get to spend half my time interacting with people on the phone or in court, and the other half researching and drafting legal briefs. It’s a nice balance.

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Financial Women of SF – Tour of SF MOMA

A group of two dozen FWSF members gathered at the new and greatly expanded SF Museum of Modern Art on cool Thursday evening in late September. We were met by our personal guide for a tour of the Fisher Collection. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the Fisher Collection and told us many ‘inside’ stories about the artists and their relationships with the Fishers.

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