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Carol O’Hara

Carol Spindler O’Hara

Of Counsel
Location: Santa Rosa | St. Helena |
Areas of Expertise: Audit

Carol brings more than 25 years of experience delivering services to a wide spectrum of industries, including wine, food, craft beverage, natural products and manufacturing related companies. 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.

Carol O’Hara holds an active CPA license in California.

Interesting Tidbit

Since 1998, Carol and her family have lived on a two-acre hobby farm in Sebastopol that includes a small Pinot Noir vineyard. They are active in sustainable and local food movements.

Quick Facts

  • Board Member – Santa Rosa Symphony
  • Board Member – SSU Wine Business Institute
  • Board Member – Naturally Bay Area
  • Board Member – North Bay Food Industry Group (FIG)
  • North Bay Advisory Board Member- Bay Area Make-a-Wish Foundation
  • 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)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Graduate of Leadership San Francisco (1995)
ISEAD, KPMG International Management Program, Fountainbleau, France


North Bay Leadership Council Spirit of Sonoma Award, 2013
North Bay Business Journal Women in Business, 2011


BS/Accounting, with highest honors – Pennsylvania State University