Partner, Chief Operations & Financial Officer
Scharrell Jackson is as Partner of Squar Milner LLP and the Chief Operations and Financial Officer. Her areas of concentration are finance and administrative operations. She has played a major role in the growth and success of the firm overseeing multiple mergers, and provides executive leadership to the Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Administrative departments. She is also actively involved in all aspects of the general operations of the firm, working directly with the Managing Partner and Executive Committee.
Scharrell has served as an executive in the field of Finance/Accounting and Operations for over 25 years, working in industries such as Real Estate, Construction, Manufacturing and Professional Services, serving in positions such as Controller, VP of Finance and CFO. She is known for her remarkable acumen in business matters and her commitment in developing leadership attributes in others. She has been with Squar Milner since February 2000.
Scharrell launched a philanthropic team at Squar Milner to help better the Southern California community by fundraising and working with several organizations including but not limited to – Girls Inc of Orange County., Human Options, WHW, March of Dimes and American Heart Association. She serves on the Board of Directors for Human Options, Girls Inc. of Orange County and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Orange County. She is a mentor to women helping them to obtain upward mobility and confidence, as well as mentoring underprivileged youth. She is an active member of Saddleback Church and hosts a weekly bible study for women in her home.
Scharrell has been a visiting instructor at Concordia University teaching business management. She is a member of Concordia University’s President’s Advisory. She teaches a Leadership Training program at Squar Milner. She has received numerous nominations for professional achievement including being nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s CFO of the Year award for two consecutive years as well as being awarded the Los Angeles African American Vanguard Award, Farmers & Merchant Bank “Woman of Courage” Award and the Orange County Business Women of the Year.
- Certified – Executive Leadership/Executive MBA
- Program – Anderson School, UCLA
- Member – National Association Women Business Owners
- Member – Institute of Management Accountants
- Member – Financial Executives International Education
- Bachelor of Arts- Sociology/Psychology, University of California Los Angeles
- Certificate – Executive Management – Anderson School, Executive MBA Program, University of California, Los Angeles