Bob Jean Leads ABetter.Biz & DownEastDirectory.com Teams
Bob Jean is very experienced in accounting and business social systems and has been making them work together for businesses, incorporating the best and latest technologies throughout his career. He was a sociology major at Fitchburg State University, and also earned a BS in accounting from Franklin Pierce University. He is a Certified ProAdvisor with Intuit’s Quickbook software and a certified business planning expert adviser who specializes in not only producing business plans to secure financing for operations and equipment, but also to incorporate cloud business planning into day to day operations, enhancing the probability of success for those businesses.
Bob Jean began his commitment to accounting and financial services working with small business startups in 1982. He has been involved with all sorts of businesses and business sectors and non profits ever since. He’s been a CFO and controller for multiple profit and non profit multi company, mega-million dollar operations. He’s been a leader in startups in the printing, photography, advertising, trucking, pet, computer and online sectors. He’s been building, managing and running web, email, and networked servers for decades.
As a CEO of two trucking corporations Jean earned a CDL-A license and became proficient in all aspects of shipping and DOT regulations including, but not limited to, the national fuel tax allocation system and compliance. He was a licensed NH auctioneer for the better part of a decade, and is currently an FFL (Federal Firearms Licencee) and is proficient in ATF compliance, background checks, and implementation compliance both for companies doing business with firearms, and also communities and non-profits looking to utilize the FBI background check system (NICS) and it’s compliance to ensure the safety of their communities.
Bob also leads the DownEastDirectory.com team and has been a professional photographer since 1981 shooting thousands of weddings and senior portraits. Jean produces professional level videos at DownEast.Video for business and political campaigns and is skilled at taking accounting, marketing, and sales data and translate all that into effective media campaigns and messages targeted directly to the identified markets from that data.
Jean served in the NH legislature after being elected on both the Democratic and Republican sides of the ballot and earned a seat on the powerful Way’s and Means committee with oversight of the NH Department of Revenue Administration, and oversight of all tax legislation and revenue estimates for the whole NH state budget, where he worked closely with the Governor and leaders in both Houses. Politically Jean provides campaign and opposition marketing and research services, as well as promotional, strategic, and logistic advice and consulting services.
Jean now leads the ABetter.Biz operation, providing online and cloud based accounting, financial, and technical services to small and medium sized companies and non profits.
ABetter.Biz can put Jean’s experience and leadership to work for you integrating today’s cloud accounting and business planning technologies. ABetter.Biz can keep your costs down using the most advanced virtual meeting software and remote computer control software.
Utilizing the cloud your mobile payment systems can work seamlessly on the road with your whole accounting system.
ABetter.Biz can assist you in making sure your computer systems are running lean and clean and dependable.
Feel free to call Bob today to see how you can integrate today’s technology to make sure you are in control of your business and to be sure you stay ahead of your competitors.
You can contact Bob at (207) 951-9111 and you can also email him personally at Bob@BobJean.com.