Karli Neilson

Staff Accountant/Contracts Coordinator
Karli Neilson
“I am extremely passionate about financial literacy and financial coaching.”

Karli joined CREST in the role of Staff Accountant & Contract Coordinator in April 2016. To her role Karli brings many years of financial and operations experience in the private sector, including financial planning, global asset servicing, and exporting. She oversees key aspects of CREST’s internal finances including billing, journal entries, project file upkeep; she also investigates accounting issues. She is keen on establishing and maintaining strong relationships with her co-workers, problem solving and continuing to enhance her knowledge in all facets of accounting.

Karli attended Pacific Lutheran University, completing her bachelor’s degree Business Administration with a specialty in Finance in 2007. She has honed her interest in accounting, taking additional courses to solidify her expertise.


Personal profile: 

Karli’s roots in Forks, WA on the Olympic Peninsula formed her appreciation for coastal nature, and she continues to enjoy exploring Washington and Oregon’s beaches with her husband. Her happy place is anywhere she can be surrounded by family.


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