A native of Silver Spring, Maryland, Ms. Sheridan graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in accounting before earning a master’s degree in taxation at Golden Gate University. She joined Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf in 1987, becoming a partner nine years later. A specialist in estate, trust, and charitable planning, she is a founding member of the firm’s estate planning group, and was named chair of the Music Academy’s Planned Giving Committee in late 2010. Ms. Sheridan is Chair of the Santa Barbara Foundation Board of Trustees. She is a longstanding member and past president of the Channel Counties Chapter of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA), and serves on the California Society of CPAs Statewide Committee on Taxation, as well as the IRS Liaison Committee and the CalCPA Estate Planning Committee. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Santa Barbara Estate Planning Council, and the Planned Giving Roundtable of Santa Barbara.