Alicia Owens is a partner of Lanning and Owens, CPA's and has been in public accounting for over 15 years. Alicia also holds her Series 6 and 63 securities licenses and is a registered representative with The Principal Financial Group offering a full array of financial services. Alicia received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Accounting from San Diego State University. She was honored with the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Supporter of the Year Award in 2004 and Principal Financial Groups Women Business Owner of the Year in 2003.
Alicia is President of NAWBO - San Diego, a member of the American Institute of CPA's and the California Society of CPA's as well as the S.D. East County Chamber of Commerce. Alicia also sits on the Regional Small Business Development Center Network Advisory Council for San Diego & Imperial Counties and teaches an accounting certification course for the Women's Business Center of California at National University.
Alicia works to form lasting relationships with her clients and sees her objective being to help enhance their businesses and strengthen their financial stability. Her core business belief is that if you treat people with respect and honesty, you will be successful. Alicia's philosophies parallel those of NAWBO- San Diego. NAWBO is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to researching and meeting the needs of women business owners worldwide. It has 8,000 members worldwide and California NAWBO has nine chapters with over 1,000 members. Membership is open to sole proprietors, partners and corporate owners with day-to-day management responsibility.
NAWBO San Diego membership benefits include monthly meetings with educational speakers and networking with peers and prospects, award celebrations, training conferences, leadership and management training, local public relations exposure and access to a state and national network of women business owners.
NAWBO San Diego's corporate partners include Metropolitan Water District, Principal Financial Group, Progressive Funding, San Diego National Bank, Sempra Energy, Union Bank of California, Blue Cross of California, the San Diego Business Journal and American Express Open.
For more information on NAWBO - San Diego please visit our website at www.nawbo-sd.org
Alicia M. Owens
Certified Public Accountant
Lanning and Owens, CPA's
5464 Baltimore Drive, Suite A
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 698-1577 (fax)