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Trish Gifford

Trish Gifford

Director Operational Analysis

Trish has more than 28 years of technical and operational accounting experience with a strong focus in business process and reporting design, implementation, improvement, and integration.   

She joined Bergstrom in 1998 and has held several positions including the Corporate Controller where she supervised accounts payable, receivables, costing and payroll. She has also served as the Business Systems Controller and the Director of Operations Analysis responsible for overseeing product cost analysis, efficiency and cost reduction project management. Currently she is the Corporate Director of Business Processes responsible for cost accounting, improving critical business processes, driving efficiencies, and focusing on various special projects. 

Prior to joining Bergstrom, Trish worked for Serta Mattress Company for four years where she was the Corporate Financial Analyst and then the Corporate Financial Manager, focusing on acquisition due diligence, operational modeling, treasury, budgeting, and financial consolidations and forecasting. She also worked for Coopers & Lybrand as a Senior Audit Associate primarily in the manufacturing and banking industries. 


  • Northeast Missouri State University, B.S., Accounting 


  • Chartered Global Management Accountant, 2012
  • Certified Public Accountant, May 1990 
  • Magna Cum Laude, Northeast Missouri State University, May 1990 


  • American Institute of CPA’s


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