Founded in beautiful Boulder CO in 1987, RM Bedell & Associates has built a reputation for diligence and excellence in the Boulder community and beyond.

We understand the importance of earning our clients' trust. That's why we attend to every detail, communicate clearly, and keep the big picture (your expectations) in focus.

“Rick and his team have been instrumental in helping with the intricacies of some very sophisticated investments, including public and private partnerships, LLCs, and other global holdings. His expertise with various stock options plans, deferred compensation agreements and individual retirement planning vehicles helped establish a solid foundation when I was employed. Now self-employed, I have worked with Rick on a multitude of tax planning strategies and entity decisions for various investments and business activities that help minimize my share of the tax burden.”
— Bobby Kocol, former Chief Financial Officer of StorageTek

Rick Bedell, CPA

Colorado CPA License #7177

Rick Bedell is a Certified Public Accountant who grew up in Boulder. He has a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Colorado State University. He earned a Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver, College of Law, Graduate Tax Program. With five years of national firm experience at Coopers & Lybrand, he established RM Bedell & Associates, PC. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. He enjoys providing tax solutions to individuals and small businesses. With his tax specialization, he understands the complex tax laws. Tax laws change each year. By working with someone that understands these on-going changes, we are able craft solutions that work to your benefit and maximize your tax savings.

For stress relief and pure pleasure, Rick plays basketball regularly. He enjoys golf and attending University of Colorado football and basketball games. He has been married to Carol Bedell since 2009. As well, he is an active father for his three children: Jordan, Andrew and Sam.


Beverly Woolsey, CPA

Colorado CPA License #29942

Bev received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from DeVry University, graduating summa cum laude, and is continuing to pursue her master's degree with the same academic excellence. Having passed the CPA Examination, she received her CPA certification in 2012. She also maintains memberships with Sigma Beta Delta, the COCPA and the AICPA.

Beverly always knew that accounting was the career for her. She has many years of experience in the finance industry. Individual and business tax preparation are her specialty, and she desires to master all aspects of the tax management field.

Beverly moved to Boulder County in August 1991. She balances her life with work in tax and the tranquility of yoga and massage therapy. She prefers spending her spare time with her spouse, Chris, their two cats, Vegas and Wesley and dog, Ridge. She is an avid college basketball fan, enjoys gardening, live music and being with family.


Jason Bourget, CPA

Colorado CPA License #33464


Jason is our resident QuickBooks ProAdvisor, with over 9 years of experience making QuickBooks work better for everyone. He's certified in QuickBooks Pro & Premier, Enterprise, POS, and QuickBooks Online. Other software in his repertoire include Peachtree, Expensify,, Shoeboxed, Harvest, Xero, Freshbooks, and pretty much anything that talks to QuickBooks.

After receiving his B.S. in Public Accounting from Colorado Mesa University in 2008, he passed the CPA Exam and worked as a freelance accounting systems adviser and entrepreneur. In 2014, he joined RM Bedell & Associates, and enjoys working at an established firm with a great reputation.

When he's not working, he's cycling, hiking the Flatirons with his wife Chelsea and daughters Zetta & Celly, cooking, reading the classics, or tinkering with new coffee brewing methods.


Becky Osmond


Becky became a member of the RM Bedell & Associates family in September 2012. Her years of experience in customer service, accounts payable and accounts receivable blend well with the variety of responsibilities involved in her role here as office admin.

Becky moved here from Michigan in 1981 and has enjoyed being near the mountains since. She and her husband Jim like to spend time hiking, taking drives in the mountains, camping and travel. She loves books, hanging out with her family, cooking/baking, and has recently taken up photography as a hobby.


Karen Cobb


Karen joined RM Bedell & Associates in 2012 as a tax preparer, where she specializes in individual tax. Karen is from Chicago, IL and holds a B.A. degree in Mathematics from Indiana University. Previously Karen spent ten years in the investment industry. Her experience with investments provides a strong base for tax-related investment issues. Karen has been a board officer of multiple school-related organizations in the Boulder Valley School District. When away from the office, she enjoys cycling, singing, watching football, and attending her children’s sports and concerts.