Laurence A. Bartell has over 50 years of experience as a certified public accountant. Prior to joining Sustin, Bartell & Fitzgerald, Ltd. in 1993, he was a tax partner in an international accounting firm. He is a graduate of Miami University, 1968, with a Bachelor of Science degree. Mr. Bartell is also a graduate of Cleveland State University Law School with a Juris Doctor degree and is a practicing attorney in the State of Ohio.
Mr. Bartell is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Cleveland Society of Estate Analysts, and the Estate Planning Council of Cleveland. In addition, Mr. Bartell holds the personal financial specialist (PFS) designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
His experience includes a position formerly with KPMG Peat Marwick as a tax partner, for which his duties included partner-in-charge of the personal financial planning practice and a designated mergers and acquisitions tax partner. Mr. Bartell also serves as a trustee of multiple private foundations.