Gretchen Claflin is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Pacific Coast Banking School. Gretchen began her career working as a CPA for Ernst and Young. Subsequent to that time she has worked in both the public and private sectors, specializing in small business financial management and financial transitions for privately held companies. She has an impressive track record of helping companies improve and streamline their management systems and business processes. Gretchen attended Duke University for 2 years before transferring to the University of Washington where she majored in Accounting and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Business Administration.