Nancy Rumfelt, owner of Beyond Accounting has always loved puzzles and mysteries and realized that she also loves helping companies solve their mysteries of what isn’t working and how to find the missing pieces to complete their success puzzle. Along the way Nancy has developed a knack for understanding manufacturing operations and finding solutions that are simple to use and work for companies small or large.

With over 30 years of accounting and business experience, she can provide a wide range of services to a diverse set of industries such as manufacturing, construction, service or retail.

Nancy’s path to accounting began in 1979 when she joined the U.S. Navy where she was an Aviation Storekeeper. During her military service, she worked with inventory and purchasing at both the squadron and military base levels. She received awards for improving procedures and efficiency and was honorably discharged with rank of E-5 Petty Office Second Class in 1984.

Following her military service, Nancy has held a variety of accounting positions which has included being a Controller for several companies with revenues ranging from startup to $215 million dollars. She also launched NST Business Center (1992-1998), a successful consulting practice which focused on helping companies improve processes, implement accounting software and ensure financial data integrity was maintained.

Nancy’s focus is and always has been helping businesses improve processes, efficiencies, profitability. More importantly, Nancy has a proven track record of  helping business leaders create the best roadmap to success for their company.

Education:

While stationed in Japan Nancy attended the University of Maryland-Atsugi Division and then completed her education at Regis University where she received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Favorite Quote:

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” ― Norman Vincent Peale

Best Advice:

Doug Young, Vice President of Operations at Noosa Yoghurt (former supervisor) gave me a copy of the book Make your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven and highlighted this passage in the book:

“In life you will face a lot of circuses. You will pay for your failures. But, if you persevere, if you let those failures teach you and strengthen you, then you will be prepared to handle life’s toughest moments.”