Bedford Named to EDF Board
Shelly K. Bedford, CPA, MST, of Traverse City has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Michigan Economic Development Foundation – Certified. Mrs. Bedford is a tax partner at Dennis, Gartland and Niergarth of Traverse City.
The Economic Development Foundation is a nonprofit organization which assists Michigan small businesses in obtaining financing for capital assets through SBA 504 loans. Loan committees located in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Traverse City review loan proposals and make recommendations. Prior to her appointment to the Board of Directors, Mrs. Bedford served on the Grand Traverse regional loan committee.
Shelly Bedford joined Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth in 1996 and became a partner in 2006. A multistate tax specialist, she oversees the DGN tax department and provides tax planning for individuals and businesses. Mrs. Bedford is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Michigan Association of CPAs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Central Michigan University and a Master of Science in Taxation from the University of Denver.