Friday, July 29, 2011

Meet the Team: Sue Mairena, Chief Operations Officer

Sue Mairena is the chief operating officer (COO) of AAHomecare. She joined the team in the summer of 2003.

Sue has more than 25 years of financial and managerial experience in a variety of industries.

As COO, Sue manages AAHomecare's day-to-day operations, human resources, accounting, monthly financials and yearly audit, tax return and budget. In addition, each year she evaluates the Association's existing structure, and makes recommendations to the President and Executive Committee.

Sue is a certified public accountant (CPA). Up until she joined AAHomecare in 2003, she served as Supervisor of Accounting Outsourcing for Raffa and Associates, P.C., in Washington, D.C. In this role, her clients included The Washington National Cathedral and the American Dental Education Association, both large non-profit organizations in our nation's capitol. Mairena also served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for Bantu, Inc., a Web-based instant communications company in Washington, D.C.

Fun Facts
  • Sue has an affinity for music from the 80’s, with the moves to prove it. Her fond memories include “dancing like crazy to the tunes of” Paula Abdul, Bananarama, Fine Young Cannibals, Gloria Estefan, Kool & The Gang, Michael Jackson, Sheila E and Vanessa.

  • Sue is a certified French fry connoisseur – and touts Dogfish Head Alehouse as having the best!

  • Sue is a decorator at heart – in her next life she will accessorize your home and outfits for every occasion. “Deck the halls with boughs of holly” is taken to a new level at Sue’s house, always a warm and welcoming place.

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