Jeff Roest

Board of Directors

Jeff Roest is the Director of Finance at Prosper Marketplace. Prosper is a marketplace lender that is headquartered in San Francisco. At Prosper, Jeff leads the technical accounting and SEC reporting functions. Jeff’s day to day at Prosper often involves financial statement analysis, contract review, managing auditors, design and implementation of internal controls and leading complex valuations.

Before joining Prosper, Jeff worked in the assurance group at Ernst & Young LLP where he led the audits of companies in a variety of industries including technology, clean tech, manufacturing and financial services. With Ernst & Young, Jeff worked in San Francisco, Canada and the Netherlands. Jeff has an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. Jeff is also a CPA with the California Board of Accountancy and a CPA with the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

Jeff has been actively involved in the lives of those with disabilities since he was young. Jeff has a brother with a disability and has coached downhill skiers with a range of disabilities. From these experiences Jeff has developed a passion for helping those with disabilities reach their full potential.

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What’s New with ABA at Easterseals Bay Area?

Since October of this year, we’ve been enrolling clients between 4- and 18-years-old in our social skills groups at our clinics around the Bay Area. Clients participate in small groups led by our applied behavior analysis (ABA) Supervisors who teach and reinforce social skills development with a focus on STEAM areas (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).

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