Brandi Brethour is the acting controller for The California Wellness Foundation. In her role, she is responsible for investment operations and accounting, financial reporting and tax schedules. She also assists with budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis.
Before joining Cal Wellness in August of 2016, Brethour worked as controller for Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging. Previously she worked for nearly 13 years at Gursey Schneider LLP, a public accounting firm, as a staff member and then managing accountant in the litigation and tax departments. Her experience also includes serving as chief financial officer and human resources manager for a law firm, and as a finance manager for a real estate brokerage. She began her career as an auditor for the large financial services group KPMG LLP.
Brethour serves on the board of the Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund and is a former board member of Junior Chamber International, Santa Clarita Chapter. She has authored or co-authored several publications, including training materials for accountants and attorney study groups, materials for the American Bar Association’s continuing education presentations, and a handbook related to marital dissolutions and tax considerations.
She is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics from UC Santa Barbara and a master’s degree in public administration from Cal State, Northridge.
bbrethour [at] calwellness.org