Chelsey Widdop Blodgett ’13

What am i doing now?

ASSOCIATE MANAGER, ACCOUNTING EXACT SCIENCES MADISON, WI

Key steps in my journey:

Key steps in my journey:

  • Internship with RSM US LLP in Davenport, IA office
    • Obtaining an internship while in College is a GREAT stepping stone
  • Received a fellowship to Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville to complete my Masters in Accounting
  • Studied for and passed the CPA exam summer between getting masters and starting public accounting job
  • Worked in public accounting for 4 years and gained valuable knowledge in many areas
  • Continuously stepped outside of my comfort zone – this is key to advancement in one’s career and personal development
  • Learning to work with many different personalities
    • Adapting to your peers, co-workers, clients, and others work styles increases productivity and results in better professional relationships and connections