Emebet Estifanos comes from a background in technology. She spent 10-plus years as a software engineer, consultant, and solutions developer at Micros Systems and Oracle (formerly Micros Systems). She supported the development, maintenance, and troubleshooting of software applications and successfully managed projects from start to completion, assessing problems and offering best practices for clients.
In 2020, Emebet decided to pursue a long-standing career wish to work in the financial services industry. Applying her enthusiasm and determination to learn new skills, she obtained a Series 7 and was an independent trader for a short time. In 2022, she studied and passed Series 65, intending to become a financial advisor. She worked temporarily for the Blakeley Group in early 2023 before becoming a full-time Associate Advisor/ Marketing Manager in September. Her track record of problem-solving, coordination, and analysis at Oracle and her service-oriented personality and passion for financial services make her a valuable addition to the team.
Emebet was born in Ethiopia and obtained a bachelor’s degree in computer science before moving to the United States in 2008. She pursued professional master’s courses in Computer Science in Fairfield, Iowa, and started working for Micros Systems in Columbia, Maryland. Subsequently, she moved to Northern California to work with the Blakley Group, realizing her inclination to live in California. She enjoys exploring local parks and family entertainment with her daughter in their new home state.