Santa Barbara, CA – BPW Partner, Eileen Sheridan, was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Music Academy of the West. Her three-year term will begin on January 1, 2012. Eileen has been a longstanding supporter of the Academy for many years and helped launch the Academy’s Planned Giving Committee in 1998, later chairing the committee in 2010.
“Being part of the Music Academy community is a dynamic and rewarding experience for me,” said Sheridan. “I am honored to be surrounded by such talented and spirited individuals and to share our passion for music. I look forward to continuing my involvement at the academy as a new board member in the coming year.”
Eileen joined Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP in 1987, becoming a partner in 1996. A skilled generalist who has worked extensively with individuals and businesses on a variety of taxation matters, Eileen has focused her practice at BPW on estate, trust and charitable planning. She is the founding member of the firm’s estate planning group, which is dedicated to assisting clients with both basic and sophisticated estate tax planning needs.
Eileen is a graduate from the University of Maryland, earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, cum laude, and holds a Master of Taxation degree from Golden Gate University.
She also serves as the vice chair of the Santa Barbara Foundation’s Board of Trustees.