PENELOPE "Jaxx" FAURE MBA, is CEO of Faure Accounting, Coaching, QuickBooks. Her company specializes in helping small businesses take the next step in internal management to improve profitability. She has owned and operated 6 businesses in different industries and has had longer-term IT engineeringl and financial consulting contracts with Apple, Sun Microsystems, IBM, Pacific Bell, Wells Fargo, and E*Trade.. She has taught accounting, bookkeeping, managerial finance, mathematics, computer science and business at the University of California, Santa Cruz, University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco State, and Skyline College. She is coauthor of many technical papers as well as coauthor of "Object Oriented System Development".