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Meet Carmen Jackson, CPA

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Carmen Jackson, CPA

Carmen Jackson, a Certified Public Accountant located in Wasilla, Alaska. Living in Alaska her entire life, she’s had the opportunity to travel throughout this great state. As a child, Carmen spent nearly five years living on the Kuskokwim River in Aniak. In college, she participated in the Volunteer Tax and Loan Program with the University of Alaska Anchorage and the Alaska Business Development Center. During her first season in this program, she was able to travel to a couple small villages outside of Bethel. The following season, Carmen was asked to return as a supervisor, and she thoroughly enjoyed assisting the village people and exposing students to in rural Alaska.

After college, Karen Rogers of Altman, Rogers & Company CPA’s, hired Carmen as Staff Accountant, and she had the opportunity to further travel in rural Alaska providing financial services to governmental and not-for-profit organizations. For seven and a half years, beginning in 2006, Carmen worked as Director of Financial Services at Mat-Su Health Services, Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center funded by the State of Alaska Department of Behavior Health, that provides integrated medical and behavioral health care. Since then, she has come to realize that rural Alaska is where she wants to focus most of her work, which is why she started her own practice providing consulting services to this population.

Meet Tammy Mangum

Tammy Mangum
Tax Assistant

Tammy has been Carmen’s Assistant since the business started. Tammy has taken tax course work and continuing education annually to maintain and expand her tax knowledge. She receives, sorts, scans, and enters all tax data. She works hand in hand with Carmen on tax returns, often contacting clients for additional information and coordinating delivery of sensitive information. She also assists Carmen with administrative tasks in the office including monthly billing, sales tax, phone calls, scheduling, and mailers. Tammy is often the first person you speak to or see when contacting our office. In her off time, Tammy enjoys spending time with her family, grandchildren, and Pomeranians. She enjoys traveling around the state in her 5th wheel and takes every opportunity she can to travel out of state as well. Tammy is an asset to the office and clients enjoy her friendly personality.

Meet Cheryl Bartlett

Cheryl Bartlett
Accounting Assistant

Cheryl has experience and education in accounting and the medical field. Her previous position was as an Accounting & Billing Manager in a busy behavioral health not-for-profit medical practice in Wasilla, Alaska. She also worked as a customer service agent for Alaska Airlines which comes in handy when you travel thru the State as much as we do. She works well with all personalities, stressful situations and manages workloads with staff for effective results. As a Delivery Manager, she supervised staff, scheduled staff, deliveries and interfaced with a variety of customers daily. Cheryl is no stranger to life in rural Alaska. She also worked as an Office Manager & Medical Assistant in Wrangell, Alaska where she specialized in managing the medical office for the family practitioner. She hired, trained and supervised new staff, handled collections, and processed medical billing. In her off time, Cheryl enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, grandchildren, and supporting her husband’s commercial fishing ventures in the Bristol Bay. Her work at Carmen Jackson CPA, LLC includes assisting clients with their accounting needs, creating training manuals, and training staff. Cheryl excels at learning new software quickly and easily. She can trouble shoot software issues and work with vendors and clients to get accounting software working efficiently for clients. She is able to work quickly through back logged work, and see patterns and find errors in data processing and system issues. Cheryl assists with audit preparation, and provides interim staffing for accounting positions including supervisory roles.