River Gowan is an accountant with experience in all aspects of running a small business. She specializes in inventory tracking, compliance, and sleuthing out solutions to stubborn problems. She most recently worked as a full-charge accountant at BioFuel Oasis Cooperative in Berkeley, California.
Before she found her calling as an accountant, River was a Technical Services Librarian for a decade, cataloging and processing books, media, and ephemera for several libraries in the Bay Area.
River grew up on a farm in rural Northern California. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in English and Creative Writing and a Bachelor of Arts in French and Francophone Studies from Mills College. She enjoys spending time with her wife, her cats, and her chickens on her urban homestead in Oakland, California. She also performs improv comedy and is an amateur drummer.