Carolyn M. BryNildsen

Senior Manager

Reading Office

2763 Century Boulevard
Reading, PA 19610

Contact Info

610-378-1175 x4608
You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That is the mark of a true professional.” Joe Paterno

Carolyn M. BryNildsen, CPA, CFE joined Herbein in 2003 and is a senior manager in the accounting and auditing department.

Carolyn works with a variety of clients including manufacturing, service, and financial institutions. She is also extremely active with the firm’s employee benefit plan audit group.

Prior to Herbein, Carolyn worked in the finance industry. Her experience has helped her become a key member of the Financial Institution Service Team. She provides asset based lending services, audit services and various consulting services to financial institutions.

Beyond Herbein
Carolyn enjoys doing fun activities with her husband and two sons, such as going to parks, hiking, and swimming.

Penn State Football
U.S. Olympic Swim and Gymnastic teams
Finding ways to make my kids laugh

Best Thing About Herbein
This is a pro-family environment. What I appreciate most, as a working mother, is the flexibility in scheduling and work-load to help achieve a healthy work/life balance.


  • Allinial Global – Firm Member; Allinial Global Benefit in Brief - Editorial Board
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) – Member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Member
  • Conrad Weiser Little Scouts Football Association – Former Treasurer
  • Hawk Mountain Spirit of Scouting Breakfast Committee – Former Member
  • Leadership Berks – 2010 Graduate
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) – Member; PICPA Reading Chapter – Member; PICPA Employee Benefit Plan Committee- Member; PICPA Ethics Committee – Former Member; PICPA Peer Review Committee – Member

Education and Certifications

  • Bloomsburg University – B.S. Degree in Accounting (1994)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) -Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) -Pennsylvania