Janel graduated from Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Earlier in her in career, she worked for a local CPA firm where she sharpened and enhanced her skills in issues of taxation as well as business consulting. Janel joined the CNS ranks in 2012 initially as their corporate tax accountant. Throughout her time at CNS, her role with the company has grown to her current position as the Vice President of Finance. Janel provides leadership to CNS’ finance department from a tax and business consulting perspective. Janel is a certified public accountant as well as a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Colorado Society of CPAs. During her time at CNS she acquired her Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation. Janel resides in Western Colorado with her husband and their Jack Russell Terrier. Her interests include hiking, biking, and photography.  Janel feels fortunate to work for an organization that cares for America’s workers and veterans.