Chelsey Widdop Blodgett

Class Year

2013

Title

Associate Manager

Employer

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.”