Matthew C. Werner CPA

Matt is a tax shareholder with more than 15 years of experience serving public, private and emerging growth global organizations. He has worked with domestic and global clients in numerous industries, including transportation, technology, manufacturing and healthcare. He currently works with domestic and global clients in numerous industries including retail, transportation and logistics, distribution, manufacturing and technology. Matt has extensive experience in federal and state income tax compliance, as well as tax accounting calculations and reviews. Matt also has extensive experience in federal and state taxes for multiple different entity types, including pass-throughs and Corporations.


B.S.- Accounting, Duquesne University

Professional and Community Involvement

Leader—Schneider Downs Transportation and Logistics Industry Group

Co-Leader— Schneider Downs Employee Retention Credit Practice

Member—American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants

Do you have a hobby/personal passion?   
When I have downtime, I enjoy playing golf, cooking, and watching sports/gameshows on television.
What was the best advice you’ve ever received?   
Knowledge and relationships are keys to almost every aspect in our daily lives.  

Who is your role model? 
My parents have always been my role models.  They instilled the values of family, hard work, and perseverance through adversity.
What was your childhood dream? 
Be an offensive lineman in the NFL or a professional racecar driver.   

If you could go back in time, what advice would you give your college self? 
You are not as busy as you think you are – study a little harder and take advantage of the free time. 
People would be surprised to know that I… 
I went to college to become a dentist.  

What is the best or most interesting thing about your career? 
Every day is different and I rarely do the same thing more than twice. 
What was your first job? 
Cooking pizza, hoagies, and making ice cream at a local pizza restaurant. 
Do you have a “motto”? (spoken or unspoken) 
There is no such thing as a free lunch!
When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do?
Spend time with my family and friends.  

Do you have advice for young professionals? 
Work with people/teams that you can learn from and grow.  


Matthew C. Werner CPA

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A limited employee benefit plan.

Shareholder Joe Bruce has more than 21 years of public accounting experience since joining Schneider Downs in 1996. He has expertise with a variety of clients including construction, manufacturing, retail, oil and gas industries, and employee benefit plans.

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