Barbara Schmidt, CPA

Barbara Schmidt, CPA


Barbara is a Certified Public Accountant with nearly 30 years of experience. She has deep expertise with multi-generational families in various capacities, including on the tax advisory and compliance side, as well as internally as a family office professional. She also has a background working with vineyards, wineries, food and beverage, and other consumer goods / retail enterprises, both publicly and privately owned.

Barbara specializes in:

  • High-net-worth individual and family tax planning and compliance
  • Family office tax, financial, and administrative operations
  • Merger and Acquisition tax planning and compliance
  • Partnership, S Corporation, and C Corporation taxation
  • Real estate and investment partnership advisory

Barbara joined Seiler in 2019. She previously worked as a Tax Director for both Andersen Tax and PwC, and as a Tax Manager for Platinum Equity and KPMG.

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Professional Memberships

  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants


Education / Certification

  • Master of Business Taxation, University of Southern California
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Certified Public Accountant, California