Shari A. Bedker serves as President of Armstrong & Associates International, Inc. Ms. Bedker worked as a contractor for A&A since 1987 and purchased the company in 2008. She is a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia, she has an M.S. in Taxation from George Mason University and a B.S. in Accounting from George Mason University.
Ms. Bedker established the accounting and database systems at A&A as well as provided meeting planning and other essential services of a well run organization. She has an extensive knowledge of the special needs and operations of non-profit organizations.
Prior to working at A&A, Ms. Bedker worked for the federal government in various budget and accounting positions, including budget analyst and operating accountant where she consistently received superior ratings as well as received several awards for special achievement. She worked for the General Services Agency, The National Archives and the Office of Naval Research.
She has volunteered extensively, mainly as a treasurer for several different organizations, including, but not limited to, Knollwood Community Church, Kings Park Concert Band, All-Night Grad Party at Robinson High School and various Girl Scout local committees, including a troop leader.