Margarita has joined the Knox staff as the new Finance Manager. As you may have heard, our current Finance Manager, Renche LeRoux, will be retiring later this month.

Margarita is a versatile accounting and finance professional with over twenty-five years of experience in public and non-profit sectors overseeing compliance, payroll, bookkeeping, forecasting, audits, and budgeting.

A dynamic manager with broad knowledge of policy, research, project management, Board development, and community relations. She is a hands-on problem solver dedicated to solving any issue and getting things running smoothly.

Prior to joining Knox, Margarita was the Director of Business Affairs at the Purcell Marian High School. There she served as a member of the organization’s Leadership Team. In addition to her responsibilities for finance, accounting, strategic planning, and development, she supervised human resources, communications, data, and evaluation. She brings a unique perspective to each organization, benefiting from her diverse experiences throughout her career.

Margarita holds an Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from San Jose State University. She also completed coursework for the following Certifications: Business Administration (CBA), Medical Administrator (CMA), and Bookkeeper/Financial Management.

In her spare time, Margarita enjoys cooking, photography, reading and traveling with her family. She can also be found at your local bookstore.