Penny Breslin is the founder of MoneyPenny LLC, a consulting firm specializing in helping accounting firms and other businesses embrace the power of technology to simplify their operations and increase their profit margins.
Drawing on her years of experience and her knowledge of what it takes to run a successful business, Penny oversees the development of back office processes for her client firms. From the initial evaluation of the firm's workflow, to technology selection, to assisting in the on-boarding of the firm's clients, Penny works with her clients to maximize the benefits of a paperless and cloud-based firm.
Working with firms across North America, she has developed a tested series of best practices that optimize the implementation and integration of technology and tools that boost efficiency while simplifying the systems. Her background in global initiatives, presentations, and training development enables her to reach a diverse range of clients. This experience also allows Penny to seamlessly translate 'tech speak' to non-technology clients.
Before establishing MoneyPenny LLC, Penny held senior consultant and directorial positions at several leading companies, including Xpitax, Indevia, Primacea Inc., and Coaxis International. Over the course of her professional career, she has consulted for international companies whose assets range from $500K to as much as $20 million.
Penny has been recognized by Worldwide Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership, and excellence in providing quality consulting services to an international clientele made up of CPA firms and other businesses.
Penny holds a Master of Business Administration in Global Management and is a member of the Intuit Pro-Advisor Group, is a Xero Certified Advisor, a member of the Wave Pro Network, and a FreshBooks consultant. She has also co-authored the book, “CFO Services for the Accounting Firm: How to Start.” A firm believer in being able to work from anywhere, you'll often find Penny running her business on the beach after a morning surf session. She's also an avid supporter of Meals on Wheels and Oxfam.
“She is one of those few people I would want in the rowboat with me if I were stranded out to sea.”
If you want someone who can look at a complex problem from 20,000 feet and translate that complex problem into understandable chunks of information, Penny is your resource. She is high energy, extremely insightful, passionate about what she does and highly knowledgeable. Penny can translate concepts into actions and frame up activities to manage and monitor the results of the intervention. She is a conceptual thinker who can close the gap to planning actions for results. She is creative, thoughtful, bright and action oriented. She has the most can-do attitude of anyone I've ever worked with. She's a gem...she'll challenge your thinking and hold you accountable and she's up for a good debate -- all skills I value highly!
— Elaine, Talent Manager at Lonza