Edward J. Schmitz, CPA, CFE, CGMA

Quality Control Partner, Accounting and Auditing Department
eschmitz@hwllp.cpa    Vcard

Edward J. Schmitz joined Hantzmon Wiebel in 2005 and was named a partner in 2014. In addition to his more than 20 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 and controls.

 

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Litigation Support
  • Peer Reviewer

INDUSTRY SPECIALTIES:

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

EDUCATION:

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

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

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

PERSONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES:

  • 2008 Leadership Charlottesville Alum, Group Project: Dollars and Sense (Financial Literacy for Teens)
  • Charlottesville Economics Development Authority, Board Member