Wendy McFarlandSenior Accountant
At Pinnacle, Senior Accountant Wendy McFarland shows her strength and passion for serving clients, vendors, and staff with her positive, engaged, supportive and solutions-focused approach. She works closely with accounting managers in support of all day-to-day accounting functions, maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of financial statements, compiling and monitoring of budgets, and managing cash and investments. Beyond that, she assists in maintaining the overall financial health of multiple assigned metropolitan, water and sanitation, park and recreation, and fire protection/emergency service districts.
Ms. McFarland spent thirty years with Boulder County government. Her most recent role was as Capital Accounts Administrative Manager, where she ensured the proper posting and effective workflow of a broad spectrum of general operations, capital improvement, infrastructure, and facilities management. She has an extensive background in budgeting as well as experience in accounting, workflow development, and change management.
Ms. McFarland completed coursework in accounting and management/leadership at the University of Colorado and Front Range Community College.
She spends her free time sharing life’s adventures with her husband, twins, family, and friends—from supporting her kids’ activities to traveling to camping to playing music together. A longtime mandolin player, she is heavily involved in the local bluegrass community and has spent 25 years dedicated to Planet Bluegrass in support of the annual Telluride Bluegrass and Rockygrass Music Festivals. Her family looks forward to these traditions with much passion.
- Special District Accounting3 years experience
- Governmental Accounting31 years experience
- Accounting & LeadershipUniversity of Colorado
- Front Range Community College