Kari Bedford, CPA

Kari Bedford, CPA
Controller

PRESENT POSITION

Kari oversees day-to-day corporate accounting activities, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and financial reporting. She manages Chartwell’s accounting staff and provides information, primarily financial in nature, about company activities to assist management, partners, and other staff in making educated economic decisions about the company.

 

MEMBERSHIPS & DESIGNATIONS

Kari is designated as a Certified Public Accountant, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

PRIOR EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

Kari started her accounting career as an auditor for Grant Thornton LLP.  After leaving public accounting, she went on to hold several accounting positions in various industries, including insurance, graphic/web design, and distribution. 

 

Kari graduated with distinction from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business with a concentration in accounting.