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Carol Spindler
O'Hara, CPA
Consumer Products Industry Group Leader
Wine Industry Group Leader
Partner in Charge, North Bay
Partner, Assurance
110 Stony Point Road, Suite 210
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
1432A Main Street
St. Helena, CA 94574

Overview

Carol is BPM's Consumer Products and Wine Industry Leader. She spends 90% of her time serving clients, including wine, food, craft beverage, natural products and manufacturing related companies.

Carol brings more than 25 years of experience delivering services to a wide spectrum of industries. Prior to joining BPM, Carol spent 18 years, seven as a partner, with KPMG in San Francisco and London. Her responsibilities included overseeing services to Wells Fargo & Co.

Carol O'Hara holds an active CPA license in California.

Interesting Tidbit

Since 1998, Carol and her family have lived on a 2-acre hobby farm in Sebastopol that includes a small Pinot Noir vineyard and are active in sustainable and local food movements.

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member – Santa Rosa Symphony
  • Board Member – SSU Wine Business Institute
  • Board Member – Naturally Bay Area
  • Board Member – North Bay Food Industry Group (FIG)
  • North Bay Advisory Board Member- Bay Area Make-a-Wish Foundation
  • Past Board Member – North Bay Leadership Council
  • Past Board Member / Executive Committee – Wineseum (California Wine Museum)
  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member – California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)

Achievements

  • 2013 North Bay Leadership Council Spirit of Sonoma Award
  • 2011 North Bay Business Journal Women in Business

Certification

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Graduate of Leadership San Francisco (1995)
  • ISEAD, KPMG International Management Program, Fountainbleau, France

Education

B.S., Accounting, with highest honors from Pennsylvania State University