Rich Bartels is the owner of Bartels & Company, LLC, a full-service CPA firm located in Greeley, Colorado. His firm has an emphasis in assisting clients in the construction contracting, real estate developing, oil, gas, and retail industries.
Bartels graduated from Colorado State University in 1981 where he received his Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in accounting. He immediately began his professional career working in the Denver office of KPMG-Peat Marwick. Bartels founded Bartels & Company, LLC in 1990.
Along with managing his CPA firm, Bartels is also active with co-founding and managing several local retail businesses as well as investing in oil and gas ventures.
Bartels is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has served on the board of directors of several non-profit organizations and is currently on the board of directors of the Weld County Juvenile Assessment Center, Inc., the Daniel H. Alberts Foundation and The Big Thompson Canyon Flood Memorial, Inc. Bartels was recently recognized by the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants as a “CPA Who Makes a Difference.”
Bartels and his wife, Jane, have two children: Amy and Kim, both CSU graduates.