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Bridget Hartnett

Bridget Hartnett, CPA, PSA
Member of the Firm
(973) 994-9494 ext.134
bridget.hartnett@sobel-cpa.com
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Bridget Hartnett, Member in Charge of the Nonprofit and Social Services Practice, has many years of experience in public accounting which she draws on to provide high level services for clients.

Bridget spends most of her time working closely with clients in the social services and nonprofit areas, including educational institutions.  As a Member in the firm’s Nonprofit and Social Services Practice, Bridget supervises the audit engagements conducted by Sobel & Co. for the Cerebral Palsy Association of Middlesex County, the Youth Development Clinic of Newark and Catholic Charities of the Trenton, Metuchen and Newark dioceses, Freedom House, and C.J. Foundation.  In addition, she handles all of the firm’s education audits and holds a Public School Auditor’s license.  Bridget is also responsible for reviewing and overseeing the preparation of nonprofit tax returns.

Credentials and Professional Associations

  • Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New Jersey Public School Accountant's License (PSA)
  • Member of New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
  • Member of the Allinial Global Nonprofit Community of Practice
  • Active member of the New Jersey CPA Society’s Nonprofit Interest Group
  • Instructor at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Center for Excellence - Certificate in Nonprofit Board Leadership Program
  • Instructor at Seton Hall University's Nonprofit Certificate Program

Community Involvement and Philanthropy

Bridget carries her commitment to social services beyond the work place to include her personal involvement in several areas, such as:

  • Best 50 Women in Business 2016, NJBIZ
  • 40 under 40, NJBIZ
  • Board Member of the State Advisory Board of the Salvation Army
  • St. Benedict's school in Holmdel where she is always available for volunteering for projects and special events
  • New Jersey Chapter of Make-A-Wish
  • A volunteer with professional business groups in the New Jersey community, including Monmouth Ocean County Nonprofit Committee

Education

  • Graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree from Montclair State University