Pam Bayer has worked in the bookkeeping and write-up accounting industry for almost 40 years. She started her firm, Bayer & Associates in 1988 as a bookkeeping firm helping small businesses with their record keeping. After a while, Pam realized that she was providing clients with information about what to look for when doing their taxes and making estimated payments. She then studied, passed the required tests, and began doing taxes as an added service to her business in 1995.
Today, she works exclusively with small businesses, including sole proprietors, "C" and "S" corporations, partnerships, non-profits, as well as income tax preparation specializing in individuals and small businesses. She is a member of the East Bay Association of Enrolled Agents.
Pam enjoys her clients and educates them on current laws and government rules and regulations pertaining to their businesses. She is very cognizant of the need for secure systems and the confidentiality of clients' personal information and takes steps to safeguard everything.
Pam says her firm is very family oriented and even allows clients to bring their children and sometimes their dogs.
A good referral for Pam is someone who cares very much about their business and is committed to growing a business that has integrity and honesty.
Pam serves as treasurer on Mt. Diablo Business Women’s board of directors. She says she enjoys the women she has met in the group as well as becoming aware of the types of businesses in the community.
Pam is currently giving back to the community by making donations to food organizations that are helping the many people in need during the pandemic.
When not working, Pam enjoys engaging in her hobbies that include activities as a singer and a musician, reading, making origami, and magic tricks.
You can learn more about Pam on her LinkedIn page as well as reading great reviews about her business on Yelp.
Bayer & Associates
Families seeking a nanny immediately feel welcome when meeting Joy and experiencing her energy, warmth, and friendly smile. Her business, Nannies Plus, is a nanny placement agency dedicated to creating authentic, impactful family teams. The company is committed to crafting long-term relationships between families and nannies to help children flourish, parents to feel assured and supported, and nannies to feel empowered and trusted.
Joy is an excellent connector, and is always thinking of others. She is outspoken about the need for nannies to secure legal, livable wage jobs, and educates families on what it means to be great domestic employers.
Good referral sources for Joy are new and expecting parents, pediatrician OBGYNs, family practice physicians, midwives, birthing teachers and coaches, birth doulas, postpartum doulas, newborn care specialists, lactation consultants, acupuncturists, naturopathic doctors, prenatal yoga instructors, online influencers in the parenting and birth community, personal assistants, executive assistants, housekeepers, dog walkers, and house sitters.
Joy says that being a MDBW member is fun and has helped her to grow as a member of the business community by forging great relationships with women who are warm and genuinely care about her and the success of her business. Joy is the program director on MDBW’s board of directors.
In addition to running her business and being active with MDBW, Joy also runs a Meetup networking group with 850+ members called Unwind East Bay Women Entrepreneurs. She also leads the Alameda Sing-A-Long and Circle Time with Miss Joy for the little ones, and has a free YouTube web series called Miss Joy and Friends.
When not working, Joy loves to go to concerts, the theater and to sing karaoke. She likes to spend time with family and friends, organize community events, and power walk around her Oakland neighborhood.