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Karyl Lynn Mandel

Karyl Lynn Mandel, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant, Ill; registered investment advisor; licensed life insurance provider. Recipient State of Israel Solidarity award, 1976.


  • Mandel, Karyl Lynn was born on December 14, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Isador J. and Eve (Gellar) Karzen.

  • Education

    • Student, University Michigan, 1956. Student, Roosevelt University, 1957. Associate of Arts summa cum laude, Oakton Community College, 1979.


    • President Excel Transportation Service Company, Elk Grove, Illinois, 1958-1978. Tax manager CTB, Ltd., Certified Public Accountants, Northbrook, 1981-1983. Tax partner Chunowitz, Teitelbaum & Mandel, Certified Public Accountants, Riverwoods, since 1983.

      Sec-treasurer Lednam, Inc., Coffee Break, Inc. Member accounting curriculum advisory board Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois, since 1987. President Lednam Enterprises, LLC, since 2001, member bd.Zarem-Golde Art Institute.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Ill. Registered investment advisor. Licensed life insurance provider.


    • Contributing author: Illinois Certified Public Accountant's News Journal, Accounting Today.


    Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Society Women Certified Public Accountant, Women's American Organization for Rehabilitation through Training (president Chicago region 1972-1974, vice president midwest district 1975-1976, national endowment committee, nat investment advisory committee), 2AREM-GOLDE Organization for Rehabilitation through Training College (board directors since 2010), Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society (chairman estate and gift tax committee 1987-1989, legislation contact committee 1981-1982, president North Shore chapter, board directors 1989-1991, award for Excellence in Accounting Education), Chicago Society Women Certified Public Accountant, Chicago Estate Planning Council, National Association Women Business Owners, Lake County Estate Planning Council, Greater North Shore Estate Planning Council.


    • Married Fredric H. Mandel, September 29, 1956. Children: David Scott, Douglas Jay, Jennifer Annual.
    • father: Isador J. Karzen
    • mother: Eve (Gellar) Karzen
    • spouse: Fredric H. Mandel
    • children: David Scott Mandel
    • Douglas Jay Mandel
    • Jennifer Annual Mandel
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    Born December 14, 1935
    • 1956
      University Michigan
    • 1957
      Roosevelt University
    • 1979
      Oakton Community College
    • 1958 - 1978
      President, Excel Transportation Service Company
      Elk Grove, California, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      tax manager, CTB
      Northbrook, Illinois, United States
    • 1983
      tax partner, Chunowitz