Accountant completes emerging leaders academy program

Sarah Fischer
Sarah Fischer

Sarah Fischer, a certified public accountant and tax manager with Dalby, Wendland & Co. in Grand Junction, has graduated from the Upstream Academy Emerging Leaders Academy.

The accredited three-year leadership development program helps the next generation of accounting professionals maximize their careers. In addition to providing tools, training and resources to excel, the program also requires participants to attend annual leadership conferences and complete yearly goals and projects.

“I appreciate the opportunity to have participated in this important program,” Fischer said. “The ELA training has given me tools I will use for the rest of my career.”

“We congratulate Sarah on this achievement, and we are proud of her dedicated leadership to the firm and commitment to her career as a professional in the Grand Valley,” said Chris West, a principal with Dalby, Wendland & Co.

Fischer specializes in tax planning and preparation services for auto dealerships and medical practices as well as construction and manufacturing businesses.

Dalby, Wendland & Co. operates the largest public accounting firm headquartered in Western Colorado with offices in Grand Junction as well as Aspen, Glenwood Springs, Montrose, Rifle and Telluride. For more information, call 243-1921 or visit