Chelsey Widdop Blodgett

Class Year



Associate Manager


Accounting Exact Science

Current Information

Chelsey Widdop Blodgett ’13 is an associate manager at Accounting Exact Science

Keys steps in her journey:

  • Internship with RSM US LLP in Davenport, Iowa, office
  • Received a fellowship to Southern Illinois University–Edwardsville to complete her maste’s degree in accounting
  • Passed the CPA exam summer between getting master’s and starting public accounting job
  • Worked in public accounting for four years, gaining valuable knowledge in many areas

Chelsey’s advice for students: 

“Obtaining an internship while in college is a great stepping stone. I continuously stepped outside of my comfort zone — this is key to advancement in one’s career and personal development.

“Learn 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.”