Santa Barbara, CA – Partner Bridget Foreman was named one of the 2012 Top Women in Business by the Pacific Coast Business Times. The annual special section was published on Friday, March 23rd and includes top business women in the Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties.
Bridget was nominated by a BPW client who stated, “Bridget has been more of a partner than an accountant. She is brilliant as she is kind and I can count on her for everything I need for my clients and partners.”
Bridget Foreman joined Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP in 2003, becoming a partner in 2009. Her specialties include closely held businesses and individual taxation for high net worth individuals.
A significant part of Bridget’s business expertise focuses on partnership taxation and entity structure. She is accomplished in evaluating complex financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and institutional financing.
Bridget integrates tax planning, compliance and consulting services for her clients as well as orchestrates the efforts of their other advisors, including investment managers, bankers and insurance agents.
During the course of her career, Bridget spent six years working within the hospitality market sector at a four-star hotel and resort in various capacities ranging from credit manager to leading the internal audit department. In addition, she is well versed in the financial services issues faced by franchisees of national restaurant chains. This related work experience has proved invaluable for her clientele.
She is an active member of the Santa Barbara community and is the Board President for the local nonprofit, CALM (Child Abuse Listening and Mediation).
Bridget received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Economics and German Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Today, a mother of two, Bridget’s top personal priority is spending quality time with her family. When she manages to find a quiet moment, Bridget enjoys reading and relaxing on the beach.