Edward J. Schmitz, CPA, CFE, CGMA

Quality Control Partner, Accounting and Auditing Department
eschmitz@hantzmonwiebel.com    Vcard

Edward Schmitz joined Hantzmon Wiebel in 2005 and was named a partner in 2014. In addition to his more than 15 years of public accounting experience, Edward has more than 10 years of experience in the industry, including nine years as a controller of a manufacturing company. His particular areas of knowledge include accounting and auditing standards, internal controls, segregation of duties and fraud investigation. Edward enjoys working closely with his clients, using his experience to provide solutions to improve their accounting processes.

 

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Financial Fraud Examiner
  • Peer Reviewer

INDUSTRY SPECIALTIES:

  • Small Businesses
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Manufacturers
  • Cyber Security Advisory Services

EDUCATION:

  • B.S., summa cum laude, State University of New York College at Fredonia

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Allinial Global Audit and Technical Committee Member

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION:

  • 2008–2013 Virginia Business “Super CPA”*

PERSONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES:

  • 2008 Leadership Charlottesville Alum
  • Group Project: Dollars and Sense (financial literacy for teens)
  • Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville Foundation, Board Member
  • Charlottesville Economics Development Authority, Board Member

*Virginia Business Magazine ended the Super CPA Program after 2013.