Jeff Bakalar

Chief Financial Officer

Jeff joined the Cartwright Companies in 2008 and worked his way through the organization, supporting multiple capacities across the entities. In 2020, Jeff was promoted to CFO for all ten Cartwright Companies, where he has been an integral part of supporting the efficiencies of the capital structure and the long-term vision for the organization. 

Jeff is a native of Kansas and relocated to Kansas City, MO, in 1983, after 4 years with Touche Ross and Co. in Topeka. Jeff had a stint in public accounting with a regional firm and later joined Marion Laboratories for a great career spanning 15 years. From there, Jeff chose to expand his career path and took a lead financial position at Schroer Mfg. Co, then moving on to become CFO at Digital Ally, Inc.. Shortly after taking Digital Ally public, he joined Cartwright Companies. 

Jeff, a CPA, attended Washburn University of Topeka and received his BBA with a double major in accounting and finance. Jeff, a father of 4 adult children, enjoys landscaping, working out, and traveling with his wife to new and adventurous places.