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Debbie Breitman

As VP of Team and Client Operations, Debbie facilitates the collaborative teamwork that takes place between MBS and clients. She’s charged with insuring our clients’ experience is the best it can be.

Debbie has had a diverse and interesting career. Early on she worked as a Chef and had her own catering business in Los Angeles. Later she served as the Development Associate for Outward Bound where she was in charge of event planning and assisted in fundraising. She founded and ran a successful massage therapy company and worked in the Business Office of Cherry Creek High School where she oversaw departmental purchases and insured budget compliance. The thread running through all of it is Debbie’s love for helping people meet their potential and achieve their goals. We’re lucky to have Debbie as our Head People Person!

Debbie is a certified yoga and meditation teacher who loves to garden and cook. Debbie has a passion for supporting underserved youth and their families. She gives back to her community by volunteering her time and resources to Intercambio Uniting Communities, Crayons To Calculators and I have A Dream Foundation of Boulder. One little known fact: Debbie once won the showcase on the Price is Right game show.

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Rupa Krishnamani

Rupa is an Accountant that started her career in India where she earned an MBA and went to work for a local accounting firm. She moved on to IBM and then to Honeywell as a Senior Process Consultant. At each stage she gained valuable knowledge and experience about accounting, business processes and how they work together to affect the bottom line. When she moved to the US, she was more than ready to take on the challenges that come with the position of Assistant Controller.

Rupa joined Mindful Business Solutions in 2014. She has shown a knack for quickly understanding complex bookkeeping situations and creating simple processes for clients to follow.

In her spare time, Rupa enjoys gardening, cooking, painting, biking and spending time with her family. She supports non-profits doing good in the world such as Doctors Without Borders, Bread for the World and The American Cancer Society. Rupa has always been inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s words, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”

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Melisa Schlote

Melisa is one of those rare people who understands the way businesses work and how bookkeeping fits in.   She sees the big picture and consciously manages the details to reach the vision.  Prior to joining MBS, Melisa was Director for Operations at a public relations firm where she honed her operational, business development, bookkeeping and people skills.  She also worked many years in the non-profit arena managing programming and outreach for homeless youth, victims of domestic violence, seniors and those seeking to adopt.

Melisa has a BA from Lawrence University and completed graduate work at University of Wisconsin at Madison in Community Development and Urban & Regional Planning.

Melisa loves traveling to the beach and hiking.  She also is a certified hatha yoga and meditation teacher as well as a certified Community Herbalist.

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