Avelina Sarmiento

Senior Staff Accountant


Avelina Sarmiento is responsible for CALSTART’s day-to-day corporate accounting functions such accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general accounting, and project billing.

Avelina coordinates closely with Project Managers to ensure timely and accurate project billing.  She joined CALSTART in 2016 as Senior Staff Accountant and works at the main office in Pasadena, California.

Prior to joining CALSTART, Avelina worked at Kabbalah Centre International, a not-for-profit 501(c3) corporation as Accounting Manager, where she managed the accounting functions of 5 not-for-profit companies and 3 for profit corporations engaged mainly on rental properties. Her other work experience involved working for Fortune 100 companies ranging from automotive industry, beverage production, and semi-conductor industry.

Avelina has a BS in Commerce, with emphasis in Accounting from the University of Santo Tomas, Philippines, and is a CPA.

She is currently enrolled at Irvine University College of Law, Juris Doctor (JD) Program.