Join us for our Women In Business Luncheon! These quarterly luncheons are a fantastic opportunity to connect with other local business women, enjoy a catered lunch while learning from our guest speaker.
Wednesday, October 11th
This will be a panel presentation How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft, Fraud & Scams With Guest Speakers
Cathy Baker, American Bookkeeping & Tax Service
Sgt. Dan Jones, Albany Police Department
Steve Roderick, 10D Tech
Audrey Stephens, Central Willamette Credit Union
About the Panelists Cathy Baker: American Bookkeeping & Tax Service I was born and raised in Toppenish Washington. After graduated in 1972 I moved to the Albany/Corvallis area. I have two children, 2 Step Children and 9 grandkids and a wonderful husband, Stan.
In 1988, I decided to go back to school and graduated in 1990 with an associate degree in Accounting. In 2001 I received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management.
In 1991 I started working for a CPA and got my tax preparers license. In 1996 I got my Consultants License, this same year I opened my business American Bookkeeping & Tax Service Inc. In 2003 I became an Enrolled Agent. I have built my business from 30 clients in 1996 to 800 this year. I have gone from an office in home to an office in town with 3 year-round employees, during season we add another 2 employees. I love what I do and plan to enjoy many more years helping people with their taxes.
Sergeant Dan Jones: Albany Police Dept. I am approaching my 25th year as a Police Officer. I started my career as a police officer in Sweet Home, Oregon. I transferred to the City of Albany as a Police Officer in 2002, holding positions as a Field Training officer, Firearms Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor and Investigations Detective. I promoted to Patrol Sergeant in 2011, and in 2014 became the Detective Sergeant. In 2020 I was selected to my currently assigned as the Community Resource Sergeant.
Steve Roderick: CEO of 10D Tech Steve Roderick, a graduate of Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in computer science, is an accomplished entrepreneur and holder of three patents. Steve has revolutionized industries such as internet service providers, real estate websites, and telephone companies with his expertise in technology business solutions. As the CEO of 10D Tech, he leads a top-ranked team in providing Managed IT Services and Cybersecurity consulting, ensuring businesses' technological infrastructure is secure and efficient.
Audrey Stephens: Director of Operations, CWCU Audrey is an accomplished credit union professional with over two decades of experience in various leadership roles within Central Willamette Credit Union. With a proven track record of driving operational excellence and fraud prevention, I have consistently displayed an unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional service to both members and the community.