Sue Baird has a double degree in Business and Food Service from Northwest Nazarene University. She has been doing bookkeeping since she was 12 years old, as her mother took her into her office and taught her everything she knows! Sue’s mom worked as a bookkeeper here in Newberg from 1965 – 1989 for Newberg Realty, Bill Page Constr., Ron Willcuts, and Mike’s Pharmacy until she retired. She taught Sue the old “full charge manual” bookkeeping methods and Sue can still read them and use them to this day, if need be.
Why did you select the business you are in?
I was a Food Service Manager and District Manager for several years until I decided to return to the Northwest to be near my family and decided to return to my love of numbers. As my mom said “Do what you know how to do so well”.
What do you like most about what you do?
I love to help people, solve mysteries/problems (be a Sherlock Holmes).
Why did you join WOW and what is the most rewarding or valuable aspect of being a WOW member?
I joined WOW for the social interaction, the opportunity to help spread the word about my business and to get to know more about other businesses in the area. I couldn’t think of a better way to do that and a better organization to be a member of.
Who could be an ideal potential client for you?
An ideal client would be a winery, wine maker, farmer or construction. Those are some of my specialties that I focus on as I have had over 22 years in construction and several years in the agriculture area.
What do you like to do for fun?
I love to go camping when I can get away.
What are five things you cannot live without?
Where is your favorite place to vacation?
I don’t have a favorite place to vacation, but I do like the beach, Yuma, Las Vegas, and Phoenix.
Sue Baird- Sue B's Bookkeeping Service