Roni Lee Height is a CPA, with a MS in Accounting/Tax and Tax Manager, she joined Tesla Motors, Inc./Solar City as Partnership Tax Manager in San Mateo. Roni has a long career in tax/finance experience in the energy field, including 15 years as a Tax Manager primarily with Chevron Corporation.
In 2015-2016, she was the President of the San Francisco Tax Executives Institute chapter and member of the AICPA Partnership Technical Resource Panel. Roni contributes to her community through neighborhood and environmental organizations receiving Mayors Proud Partner neighborhood awards from the Houston, Texas mayor in 1996 and 2001 and current board member of the Contra Costa County Centre’s Municipal Advisory Council.
Roni is a SF LGBT Community Center board member, volunteers with the National Center for Lesbian Rights and GLAAD. In 2015, a Fortune magazine article titled “Changing genders at work: inside the Fortune 500’s quiet transgender revolution” highlighted her Chevron work gender transition along with Ginger Chien an ATT device applications architect (and LWT speaker).
Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.