Bethany Helmer has invested nearly 25 years supporting both the research and business operations of WestGroup Research. Bethany has been involved in managing the finances of the company for the past ten years and accepted the position of CFO in 2015.
Bethany began her career at WestGroup as a high school student working part time assisting with data entry and mail surveys. During college, she served as our receptionist and primary focus group hostess. Upon earning her Bachelor’s Degree, Bethany was hired as WestGroup’s focus group facility manager and later transitioned into data processing. Fueled by her passion to support the business side of our growing firm, Bethany put her keen number sense and 15-years of cross-department experience to work when she assumed bookkeeping and accounting responsibilities in 2007. In addition to her current CFO role, Bethany oversees, Human Resources, Payroll and Office Management.
Ms. Helmer is a part owner of WestGroup and serves as the Treasurer on the company’s Board of Directors. Bethany earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Ministries and Business from Arizona Christian University. Bethany has a heart for service and is always seeking volunteer opportunities and ways to serve her community. She has enjoyed coaching volleyball for the YMCA, assisting several Robotics and Lego Clubs and Camps, and organizing groups to serve at Feed My Starving Children.