Group 1826 is based in Dripping Springs, Texas, and was founded by its owner and CEO, Mr. Jeffrey Berthelsen. For over 10 years, Jeff and his team have provided tax preparation, bookkeeping, payroll and HR, QuickBooks, and custom programming services to literally hundreds of clients throughout Texas. Prior to Group 1826, Jeff worked for a successful lighting and electrical product distributor and full service electrical contractor in central Texas. Jeff was eventually promoted through the management ranks to become Director of Finance and Administration. During his 13-year tenure, the Company experienced incredible growth, from $500,000 to $300 million in annual revenue, with 1,500 employees nationwide in multiple branch locations. Jeff holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
CFO International is based in Salt Lake City, Utah and was founded by its President & CEO, Mr. Karl Farnsworth. Karl is a licensed CPA with Lean/Six Sigma certification and strong multinational CFO and operational experience in both private and public companies experiencing rapid growth. Before founding CFO International, P. C., Karl was CFO of Amedica Corporation, a company that launched its IPO in February 2014. Before that he was the SVP & Treasurer of Energy Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:ES), also in Salt Lake City. CFO International provides CFO consulting services across a wide array of industries and clients, and Mr. Waller is one of multiple independent financial professionals it contracts with to provide its clients with exceptional financial support and leadership.