CG West Welcomes Akinyele as Bookkeeper

January 2023 | Download PDF

Sergio LomeliSanta Fe Springs, Calif. — Continental Girbau West (CG West) recently welcomed Karen Akinyele as bookkeeper. She brings more than 20 years of accounting experience to the company.

In her new role as bookkeeper, Akinyele will handle accounts receivable, accounts payable and cash management duties for CG West. This includes equipment parts and warranty invoice/credit processing, customer file management, cash analysis reporting for upper management, customer payment processing, vendor account and invoice file management, and much more.

Akinyele has served several organizations throughout her career, including Social Justice Learning Institute as operations/finance coordinator; Saroyan Lumber Co. as bookkeeper/office manager and Horizon Coach Lines as accounting manager.

She holds an associate’s degree in Business Accounting from East Los Angeles College, in Monterey Park, Calif., and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from University of Redlands, in Torrance, Calif.

“Karen has the qualifications, but better yet, she has a warm and outgoing personality that makes having her a perfect fit for the CG West team,” said Director of Finance Administration Christine Breister.

To discover more about CG West call 866-950-2449.

An extension of Wisconsin-based Girbau North America (GNA), CG West serves the Southern California vended, on-premise, textile care, multi-housing and industrial laundry markets by providing equipment, parts, financing, service, warranty and training.

GNA is the largest of 17 subsidiaries of Girbau Global Laundry Solutions (Girbau) – a world leader in the development of innovative laundry solutions engineered for superior efficiency, quality and reliability. Girbau, committed to going “Beyond Laundry,” is more than just a machinery manufacturer: The company goes beyond high-performance equipment to also provide laundry solutions and services that add value to the customer experience. Girbau’s commitment to sustainability, adapting to customer needs and providing personalized laundry solutions deliver success. Girbau products meet rigorous environmental and safety standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Girbau holds both ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications. Ever focused on laundry efficiency, GNA is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

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