Karl Ramsey manages the accounting, billing, and payroll functions in his role as Vice President of Finance with LPEA. He joined LPEA in January of 2020 after spending four years in finance at Umatilla Electric Cooperative in Oregon. Karl became a chartered accountant in the UK in 1998 whilst working for Ernst & Young, and has more than 25 years of accounting and finance experience across the UK, Canada, and the US. He also worked for ADT Security and Penguin Books in financial management roles, and as an auditor and tax accountant with KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
In 2012, Karl was accepted as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and in 2017, he completed the NRUCFC Cooperative Finance Professional Certificate program. He is a graduate of the University of London where he studied politics and economics and played rugby, soccer, and cricket. In his spare time, Karl is a volunteer for the GOGI program, which seeks to improve the safety of US prisons by empowering inmates to be the solution. He also loves sports, history, and spending time with his two sons.