(509) 663-1661 x.210


  • College Planning – Financial Aid
  • Tax Preparation & Planning


Karen was born in Lafayette, Indiana. She began her career in public accounting in 1978 in Lewiston, Idaho and later that year moved to Wenatchee to continue her career with a local CPA firm. In 1987, Karen joined Ringler, Neher & Blakney which merged to form what is currently Cordell, Neher & Company, PLLC.

In keeping with her strong sense of family, she supports her husband in his many activities around the Valley and her two grown children as they pursue professions outside the Valley.

Industry Experience

  • Agriculture
  • Construction, including Logging
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail & Hospitality


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • University of Montana, B.A. – Business Administration w/Accounting major, cum laude

Community Activities

  • Apple Blossom Festival
  • Columbia River Flute Choir
  • Grace Lutheran Church, Endowment Team
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Rebuilding Together
  • Wenatchee Applarians, Treasurer
  • Wenatchee High School Marching Band, Visual Coach
  • Windsor Ct HOA, Treasurer

Professional Associations

  • Washington Society of CPAs, Member
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Fraternity
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