Born in Scotland and raised in Manchester, England, Maggie Handyside made her way to California in 1989. Getting to work right away, she obtained her CA CMT certification and worked for several years at a small chiropractic office in San Jose serving as a chiropractic assistant /bookkeeper. Maggie then took her bookkeeping skills to a start-up company, Nuasis, where she worked for many years as their Bookkeeper, Executive Admin, and HR support.
Presently, for the past 11 years, Maggie is a Partner at Britannia Arms (British pub/restaurant) located in Downtown San Jose and San Jose International Airport. She stays very active in the downtown San Jose community as a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Association.
Accustomed to wearing many hats, she serves as the primary Office Manager/Finance Analyst for SVG Partners (which includes the Silicon Valley Global Accelerator, and Irish Technology Leadership Group) for over 3 years.
During her spare time, Maggie enjoys a good book with a glass of her favorite wine, watching soccer matches (Go Manchester City!), the San Jose Sharks, and spending time with her family and friends.