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

Overview

Carol spends 90% of her time serving food and beverage clients, including wine and craft beverage industry related companies.

Carol brings more than 25 years of experience delivering services to a wide spectrum of industries, including agricultural, wine and vineyard land, manufacturing and consumer products. She leads the firm’s Food & Beverage Industry Group. 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.

Interesting Tidbit

Carol and her family have lived on a 2-acre hobby farm in Sebastopol for 18 years and been active in sustainable/local food movements.

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member – Santa Rosa Symphony
  • Board Member – SSU Wine Business Institute
  • 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