SCHARRELL JACKSON, PRINCIPAL/CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Scharrell Jackson is a Principal/Chief Operating Officer who joined BPM in early 2020 with over 35 years of operations, accounting and finance experience, which she utilizes to support BPM as the Firm's Principal and Chief Operating Officer.
Scharrell leads Firm's Corporate Service Teams, which include Business Development, Marketing, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Administration. Her experiences span from industries such as Manufacturing and Distribution, Real Estate and Construction, Property Management, Food Services, and Professional Services, serving in roles as VP of Finance and Operations, Chief Financial and Operations Officer and Corporate Controller.
Scharrell has a background that results in operational efficiency, human capital development, technological innovation, and business growth and scalability. Her experience leads businesses through business combinations (mergers and acquisitions), and she continues to help drive BPM's expansion further into Southern California and other West Coast markets.
She is a purpose-driven leader. She serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Orange County, Orange County Pacific Symphony, Presidents Advisory Board of Concordia University, Board of Advisors Center for Leadership, Cal State Fullerton, and the Center for Investment & Wealth Management Advisory Board. Within the Firm, Scharrell supports BPM's Inclusion Now and is a member of the AICPA Women Inclusion Executive Committee(WIEC) and the National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion (NCDI)!
Scharrell's passion for motivating established, and aspiring leaders do not end when she leaves the office. In addition to her many roles at BPM, outside of work, Scharrell is a dynamic speaker and owns a women's speaker series, Leadership in Heels, where she continues to support the professional growth of women. She is a highly sought-after speaker and passionate about mentoring leaders and underserviced youth to obtain upward mobility personally and professionally.
Scharrell received the Los Angeles African American Vanguard Award and Farmers & Merchant Bank's Woman of Courage Award, and she was named the Orange County Business Women of the Year. She has been recognized for countless achievements and continues to serve the community and host a weekly bible study in her home.