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Jaime A. Martinez
Jaime A. Martinez joined the Firm on April 4th, 2016. As Director of Administration Jaime will oversee all Operational (Human Resources, Information Technology and Office Services) and Financial (Accounting, Banking and Payroll) areas of the Firm.
Having worked for Large National and International Law firms in New York, Florida and Texas, Jaime brings a unique and diverse knowledge in the management of law firms.
From his early days in the Accounting department of Finley, Kumble & Wagner (a full service firm in NYC), to his immediately previous position as Executive Director of Foster LLP (an Immigration firm in Houston Texas), Jaime has found and enjoyed the opportunity to interact with, and learn from, all operational and management levels of the legal profession.
After attending, Fairleigh Dickinson University, in Teaneck N.J. (Political Science and Philosophy), and St. Johnís University, in NYC (Accounting & Finance), Jaime has worked exclusively in the legal profession, his former employers range from small local firms to large multinational firms with over 4,000 employees. A long-time member of the Association of Legal Administrators (National and Local Chapters), Jaime chaired the Finance Section of the NYC- ALA Chapter.
Connie E. Bergstrom
Connie E. Bergstrom joined the firm in August 2016. As the Controller Connie's responsibilities include management of the accounting department staff, and all centralized financial and accounting activities, as well overseeing the legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting, financial reporting.
Connie has worked for large to mid-sized firms in the Sacramento area over the last thirty years in accounting and management. Prior to joining the firm Connie was with Hardy Erich Brown & Wilson a well-known insurance defense firm as their Firm Administrator.
She is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators since 2000.
Tom Howard is the Business Operations Manager overseeing the Political Reporting Unit.
Tom joined the firm in October 2015 and has extensive experience in the preparation and filing of lobby and campaign disclosure reports both in California and nationwide. Tom's role is to manage all aspects of the Political Reporting Unit. Prior to joining the firm Tom was at Nielsen Merksamer where he had a variety of roles related to political compliance and the City of Westminster Housing Department in England, where he worked on implementing and ensuring compliance with child protection and interagency working policies.
Tom has a B.A. in Philosophy and Politics from the University of East Anglia (England), and a Post Graduate Certificate in Accounting from Santa Clara University.
Michelle Wixom (bio coming soon)
Mia Brumfield has been with the firm since 2006. In 2012, Mia was promoted to Assistant Manager of the firm's Political Reporting Unit. Mia supervises 10 employees under the supervision of the Political Reporting Unit manager. Mia's duties include, but are not limited to, processing payrolls, audits, financial reconciliations, and preparation of disclosure statements for state and local candidate and initiative campaigns.
Mia is a member of the California Political Treasurers Association (CPTA). Mia received her Bachelor of Arts in Government from California State University, Sacramento. Prior to joining the firm, Mia worked as an Engrossing & Enrolling Clerk with the California State Assembly Office of the Chief Clerk.
Lindsay Rice has worked with the firm since 2011. In 2015, Lindsay was promoted to the position of Assistant Manager of the Political Reporting Unit. She has done campaign finance reporting since 2008. Lindsay's duties include, but are not limited to, supervising employees in the Political Reporting Unit, training new employees, review and oversight of financial transactions, and review and preparation of disclosure statements for federal, state and local candidates, initiative campaigns and PACs.
Lindsay is a member of the California Political Treasurers Association (CPTA). She attended San Diego State University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Political Science.