Disaster Kleenup Specialists and the family of Ream Companies is proud to announce the addition of Shawnae Groenewoud as their new Corporate Bookkeeper. Shawnae comes to the organization with an extensive background in accounting and experience in the property restoration, janitorial and construction industries, and looks forward to using her knowledge to help the companies and their clients.
This dynamic 25 year old graduated with honors from Bethany University and has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. She is currently working towards her MBA, and also plans on pursuing a Masters Degree in Organizational Management. Her ultimate goal is to achieve a PhD in Business Administration. Shawnae enjoys working with numbers and feels her ability to see things in black and white and her attention to detail has been the key to her success.
Prior to coming to Disaster Kleenup Specialists and the Ream Companies, Shawnae spent time working for another contractor who specialized in property restoration, construction and contract cleaning, and during this time she learned the inner workings of and issues particular to these fields. Working with insurance companies, mortgage companies, and contract billing are just a few of the areas of her expertise. Shawnae’s wealth of knowledge and experience will be an asset to those whom the Ream Companies serve. She says, “I am excited to help our customers and to work with their insurance companies and lending institutions. I want to help make their experience with our companies an excellent one, and I look forward to assist our companies in growing.”
When she is not working or studying, Shawnae loves to spend time with her family, her new husband and their adorable pets. A Monterey Peninsula native, she enjoys volunteering with organizations that help the homeless in her community. At a young age, she was called to what has become a strong vocation, when she spent time helping the homeless in Mexico on a Mission Trip. Since then she has dedicated countless hours to the homeless, assisting in soup kitchens and half-way houses. Shawnae feels that everyone deserves a second chance, and she is dedicated to doing whatever she can to help the less fortunate better their lives.