Mrs. Albert joined Optima (then Oxbow) in November 2012 as a Claims Assistant in the California office. In June 2016, Yanira became an Account Administrator handling orders and assisting sales personnel. Yanira enjoys artwork, drawing, anime, and soundtrack music.
Mrs. Carchidi joined Optima in June 2021. She is currently an Account Administrator in the California office. After college Andra completed an Administrative Assistant Certification Program. She enjoys creative writing, blogging, scrapbooking, comic books, and exercising outdoors. Andra lives with her husband and their tabby cat, Kit.
Accounts Payable Specialist
Accounts Payable Specialist
Ms. Chowdhury joined Optima in June 2019. She is currently part of the Accounts Payable Department in the Florida office. Saima graduated from Florida Atlantic University, where she earned a B.A. in Health Administration. In her spare time, Saima enjoys going to the gym and spending time with family and friends.
Mr. Cooper joined Optima (then Oxbow) in November 2009, and works in the Pennsylvania office. Michael attended Youngstown State University and earned a B.A. in Communications. He has over 25 years’ experience in the steel business, having started in 1992. In his free time, Michael loves to research American history, barbeque at Coop’s Smokehouse, listen to old-time radio detective shows, watch Crimson Tide football, and listen to Cheap Trick and Foo Fighters.
Mrs. Domencic joined Optima in February 2018. She is currently a part of the Pennsylvania office and is training and learning from her co-workers. Jen attended Duquesne University and received a Finance degree and went on to earn an M.B.A. from Robert Morris University. In her free time, Jen enjoys raising her four boys with her husband, and watching many baseball games, soccer games, cross country races, and track and field events.
Mrs. Esakson joined Optima (then Oxbow) in June 2012. Jennifer, a former ice hockey player, is very competitive and enjoys Crossfit and playing cornhole. Most notably, she was the 2015 ACO California State Women’s Cornhole Champion. Jennifer is a mother of two beautiful daughters and enjoys watching the Giants and the Sharks with her husband.
Accounts Payable Specialist
Ms. Gordon joined Optima in April 2021. She is currently part of the Accounts Payable Department in the Florida office. Kaylee graduated from Buffalo State College where she earned her B.S. in Art Education. She continued onto Western Governors University for a M.S. in Special Education and a B.S.B.A. in Accounting. Prior to joining Optima, Kaylee spent five years in the teaching field. In her spare time, Kaylee enjoys spending time with her friends and family, tending to her small hobby farm, and creating artwork.
Credit & Finance Administrator
Ms. Govender joined Optima in the Florida office in May 2019. She was born in South Africa and moved to Florida at the age of 5. Kiara graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a B.A in Anthropology and continues to foster her passion for anthropology by staying up to date on academic journals in the field. She enjoys being outdoors, hiking, drawing, and spending time with her Northern Blue-Tongue Skink named Huxley.
Ms. King joined Optima in January 2019. She is currently a part of the Claims Department in the Pennsylvania office. Micaela graduated from Clarion University where she earned her B.S in Communications. In her spare time, Micaela enjoys hiking, kayaking, and enjoying good company around the campfire.
Ms. Mankarious joined Optima in April 2021. Working in the Florida office, she is the Office Administrator. Veronia is pursuing a B.A. in Political Science at Florida Atlantic University, and will graduate in August 2021. Veronia enjoys going on adventures, meeting new people, and spending time with the people she cares about.
Ms. Morgan joined Optima in April 2019 as an Account Administrator in the Pennsylvania office. Prior to joining Optima she owned her own hair salon for 11 years. Joellyn has two children who have graduated from college and are happily situated in their own careers. Joellyn is excited about this new opportunity and is thankful for the wonderful team she is working with. In her spare time she likes to walk her dogs and spend time with her family.
Accounts Payable Supervisor
Mr. Myers joined Optima in July 2013. He is currently a part of Accounts Payable in the Florida office. Corei attended Florida Atlantic University and earned a B.B.A. in Accounting.
Logistics Coordinator & Account Administrator
Mr. Peterson joined Optima in July 2016. He is currently a part of the Pennsylvania office. Travis attended Penn State Behrend where he earned a B.S. in Project and Supply Chain Management. In his free time, Travis enjoys hunting.
Mr. Polcyn joined Optima in November 2013 and currently works in the Accounting Department in the Florida office. Jake graduated from Hilbert College with his B.S. in Accounting. Being a Western New York native, he hopes one day to see snow flurries in southern Florida.
Mr. Reiner joined Optima in June 2017, and is a part of the Pennsylvania office, working closely with the Eastern Sales Team. Andrew is a graduate of Geneva College, where he earned a B.A. in Communication, and currently resides in western Pennsylvania with his wife. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys basketball, running, and gardening.
Mrs. Richard joined Optima in April 2017, and is a part of the Pennsylvania office. She attended ICM Business School. Patty lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys traveling and scrapbooking.
Mrs. Ridgley joined Optima (then Oxbow) in January 2011. She is currently responsible for handling accounts and managing the Pennsylvania office. In her free time, Sheri enjoys spending time with her family.
Mrs. Roman joined Optima in February 2018. She is a part of the Accounting Department in Florida and handles the Interface. Marisela attended Florida Atlantic University and graduated with a Business Management degree. Marisela enjoys crafting.
Ms. Saca joined Optima in March 2017 in the California office. She is the Marketing Support & Development Manager, supporting the sales organization with marketing, educational training, and overall promoting Optima in the market place. Allyson received her B.A at Whittier College and went on to earn a M.A. from Seton Hall University. In her free time, Allyson enjoys golfing and visiting museums.
Mrs. Simpson joined Optima (then Oxbow) as a part-time employee in June 2004, and became a full-time employee in December 2004. Nancy manages the entire California office, and beyond.