Jane Somers serves as Controller for Mecanica Scientific Services.
Jane has lived in Ventura County since 1964. She graduated from Thousand Oaks High School then went on to receive her Bachelors in Liberal Studies from San Diego State University with the intention of being an elementary school teacher. After teaching for 4 years, she discovered her love of accounting and earned an Accounting Certificate from University of California, Santa Barbara in 1996.
Before coming to Mecanica, Jane owned Balance Plus Bookkeeping Services since 1986 serving a diverse array of clients including churches, non-profits, medical, and engineering. Her specialties include designing accounting systems that fit the organizations she works with and training business owners to make use of their financial statements to proactively manage their business. Jane is considered an expert in the area of church finance.
After both being widowed in 2015, she and Mike Somers were married in 2016 and make their home in Camarillo, California. She is extremely proud of her three adult sons; all of them completing college in four years, becoming successful in their chosen career fields and achieving home ownership in their early 20’s.