The Pacific Coast Business Times recently named BPW Partners, Bridget Foreman and Danna McGrew as two of the 2017 Who’s Who in Professional Services. This award acknowledges CPAs and attorneys in the tri-counties that are at the top of their industry.
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 practice focuses on partnership taxation and entity structure. She is accomplished in evaluating complex financial transactions, including acquisitions, purchase price allocations and eventual dispositions.
Bridget integrates tax planning, compliance and consulting services for her clients as well as orchestrates the efforts of their other advisors, including investment managers, attorneys, 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.
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. She also values community involvement, she is currently the Board President of CALM and on the Board of Directors at the Lobero Theatre.
Danna McGrew joined Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP in 1992. Danna is a Certified Public Accountant with experience in coordinating, managing and executing audit and accounting engagements. As a partner in the firm’s audit department, she uses creative approaches to highlight opportunities for improvement in your operations. She has been involved in all aspects of financial reporting, including attest engagements, accounting consulting, internal control evaluations and litigation support engagements.
Danna is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the California Society of CPAs and the Certified Fraud Examiners Association. In 2007, Danna was named “Accountant of the Year” by the California Special District Association (CSDA). She was also named one of the Top 50 Women in Business by the Pacific Coast Business Times.
A native of Santa Barbara, Danna is highly involved in the local community. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, the Storyteller Children’s Center Board of Directors, and the South Coast Business & Technology Awards Steering Committee as well as their Nominating Committee. Danna is also a graduate of the Katherine Harvey Fellows program at the Santa Barbara Foundation.
A graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1991, Danna received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting. In her time away from the firm, Danna enjoys spending time with her family.