Leslie Shiner—author, speaker, and trainer—has more than twenty-five years’ experience as a financial and management consultant. She is the owner of The ShinerGroup, a consulting firm providing top-level financial and management consulting helping businesses maximize profits and gain financial control. As a business coach, she has worked with both small and large businesses to help them better understand their business practices and maximize their profitsMs. Shiner firmly believes training and education is instrumental in the growth and success of any business. She is the author of numerous publications including “A Simple Guide to Turning a Profit as a Contractor.” Ms. Shiner’s post-graduate education focused on Finance and Accounting culminating in an MBA from U.C. Berkeley. She is honored as a CPA Practice Advisor Thought Leader and is a Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Sage Certified Consultant. She frequently speaks at industry conferences and continues to receive high praise for her ability to make financial management interesting, understandable, and even entertaining.