Jeanne M. Barrett
CPA

CONTACT: jbarrett@schneiderdowns.com

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Jeanne has 17 years of public accounting experience. Her background includes serving a variety of clients both public and private in the manufacturing and distribution, construction, investment and professional services industries.

Her primary responsibilities include the management and coordination of selected audits as well as the delivery of the firm’s accounting, assurance, tax and business advisory services to her corporate and partnership client base.

She is the shareholder in charge and the chair of the firm’s Employee Benefit Plan Audit Practice. This committee is responsible for developing specialized knowledge for ERISA engagements.

Education

B.S. - Accounting, John Carroll University

Professional & Community Involvement

Member—American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants
Member—Schneider Downs ERISA Services Industry Group

Do you have a hobby or personal passion?
I love interior decorating and design. 

What was the best advice you’ve ever received?
My father told me that life is not about what happens to us but rather our reaction to the situation. 

What was your childhood dream?
To be a famous interior designer. 

What is the best or most interesting thing about your career?
It constantly changes, always learning something new and continually developing. 

What was your first job?
I worked at a bakery, TJ Cinnamons

Do you have a “motto?”
Mind over matter. 

When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do?
Free time…. What is that? - spending time with my family anytime, anyplace!

Do you have advice for young professionals?
Take every opportunity afforded to you and make the most of it.