Carol is a Certified Public Account and brings more than 20 years of financial and business experience including work with tax-exempt organizations. She is currently a technical compliance accountant for The Nature Conservancy. Previously, she served as controller and CFO for the Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation (now Slipstream). Carol started her accounting career as an auditor at the accounting firm, Grant Thornton. Beyond accounting and auditing, Carol has experience with strategic planning exercises, capital financing and banking relationships, human resource management, facilities planning, IRS reporting, and general business management. She lives in Madison with her husband, Brian, in a house which hosts a small PV electric system, rain gardens, and ongoing energy efficiency improvements. She values the abundant natural resources and many environmental education opportunities in Wisconsin and beyond. Carol frequently joins her music making friends playing trumpet with the Forward! Marching Band which is Madison’s community activist street band, bringing spectacle and music to the streets to help fuel social change, have fun, and build community.