Susan D. Barney

Introductory Board Member

Susan has extensive experience in tax and accounting issues. She began her career in 2001 with a large local forensic accounting firm. As a CPA, Susan provides tax research, planning and compliance filings for her clients. She provides analysis of assets, liabilities, income and expenses, alimony and child support consultation, and business valuations.

She also has expertise in the areas of business management, entertainment, and various service providing industries. She has advocated for clients with the Internal Revenue Service and state and local tax agencies as well as international experience with respect to individuals, corporations, and flow through entities.

Susan’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from California State University, Northridge and a Master’s Degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University.

Susan actively promotes the health, welfare, and education of women and children. She currently volunteers with several not-for-profit organizations in the Los Angeles area. Susan recently joined the board of directors of The Greater Contribution and holds the position of Treasurer. Susan shares a passion in the mission of The Greater Contribution. Providing women in Uganda with business education and a small loan to start and grow their businesses give the women a foundation that will transform their lives forever. With the help of The Greater Contribution, the women make a positive impact on the economy. They pass their knowledge and skills onto their children, thereby making a positive impact on their family. The positive impact in their lives results in confidence that will lead to continued growth.