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Cara L. Galleni

Cara L. Galleni

Title: Controller

Company: Western AgCredit

Educational Background:

B.S. Accounting, Utah State University, 1992

Biography:

Cara Galleni is the controller for Western AgCredit, part of the nationwide Farm Credit System established in 1916. Western AgCredit provides financing and related services to farmers and ranchers throughout the entire state of Utah and in parts of Wyoming, Nevada, and Arizona. They have eight branch offices, and are headquartered in South Jordan. She oversees the accounting and financial statement reporting. Ms. Galleni has returned to her agricultural roots, being raised in the prime potato-growing country of Southeastern Idaho.

Her previous work experience includes federal contract administration for Management and Training Corporation in Centerville, Utah. She was the financial reporting manager for Wheeler Machinery Company for a number of years after she worked in public accounting as an auditor for both firms KPMG and Hansen, Barnett and Maxwell.

Ms. Galleni is a Certified Public Accountant and has been very involved with the efforts of the Utah Association of CPAs, including serving as a past President. She continues to be involved on committees and other conferences that the UACPA presents.

Cara and her husband, Robert, are actively involved in the efforts of their church community. They enjoy snow skiing, road cycling, and planning new adventures to see the world. As devoted animal-lovers, they plan to someday be able to have time to properly care for a Bernese Mountain Dog. Until then, they sponsor one in Idaho Falls.