Judith DeFeo

Judith DeFeo

Founder and CEO

An Advanced Certified QuickBooks® ProAdvisor, Judith implements, trains, and supports small and mid-sized businesses in all QuickBooks® versions, either onsite or remotely. She’s passionate about cloud accounting software and the opportunities and freedom it gives companies to manage their accounts differently—with access from anywhere, on any device, anytime.

With 20+ years’ financial industry experience, Judith founded JADDE in 2005. Judith had 15 years with Goldman Sachs in New York, eventually serving as Vice President in their Global Treasury and Banking Division.

Judith is active in the professional community, roles including VP Finance for the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners, member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and the National Advisor Network (for QuickBooks® ProAdvisors). She’s also certified by the Sleeter Group, a national consulting network of accounting software professionals.

Judith teaches QuickBooks® courses to small business owners at community colleges.

Robin Felix

Robin Felix

Associate

An Advanced Certified QuickBooks® ProAdvisor and Xero Certified Advisor, Robin employs her all-round cloud accounting expertise to support our clients and remove financial stress.

Prior to joining JADDE as an Associate, Robin worked in various departments at Prudential for 10 years including the Insurance Division, the Derivative Accounting Department and the Retirement Services Finance Department. She played a key role in the integration of Prudential’s multi-billion-dollar acquisition of CIGNA Retirement.

Susan Maturo

Susan Maturo

Associate

In addition to her QuickBooks® knowledge and experience, Susan is our go-to person for all things Excel. She brings strong project management experience to the table, with excellent budgeting and data management skills and is experienced in non-profit sector bookkeeping and grant administration.

Prior to joining JADDE, Susan worked as Operations Manager for Edison Wetlands Association where her responsibilities included the preparation of annual and project budgets for federal, state and private grant requests.

Previously she was COO for Sumari Family Fitness, as well as holding other roles at the Bank of America, Offitbank, H&R Block and National Westminster Bank NA in New Jersey.

Linda Padula

Linda Padula

Associate

Linda is our all-round QuickBooks® guru using her exceptional knowledge and experience to support JADDE’s clients in all their QuickBooks® needs.

Linda met Judith during their time at Goldman Sachs where Linda worked as a Manager in the Treasury Department monitoring a daily cash flow of $40 billion. Linda also created and implemented the Treasury Department’s Disaster Recovery and Contingency Plans and liaised between the Information Technology Department and management.

Jane Blinderman

Jane Blinderman

Associate

With the addition of Associate Jane Blinderman JADDE Financial Solutions expands its capabilities for day-to-day management of the firms' clients.  

Jane’s extensive QuickBooks ®background, along with over seventeen years of professional bookkeeping experience, enables her to support the firm's clients in all aspects their bookkeeping business.  She serves as the firm’s point-person for Expensify and specializes in processing clients' Human Resources documents.  

Prior to joining JADDE as an Associate, Jane worked in various industries as a staff accountant. She is experienced in accounting operations and maintenance through the establishment and monitoring of thorough internal controls.

Katherine Kelly

Katherine Kelly

Client Services Coordinator

Katherine Kelly serves as JADDE Financial Solutions Client Services Coordinator providing all administrative functions and customer support to the firm’s clients.  She is also responsible for project and practice management and assists with new business development.   In addition, her marketing expertise plays an important role in enhancing JADDE Financial Solutions awareness among current and potential firm clients.     

Katherine’s professional experience includes managing her own marketing group partnership where she provided consulting services to a wide variety of large and small companies including McDonalds, MAACO Automotive, TIGI Hair Products and many other regional and local accounts.