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Barry J. Adelman


With more than 30 years of accounting experience in both Big Four accounting firms as well as large, privately held companies, Barry has dealt with the most complex tax challenges with creativity and practicality. He began his career at one of the largest central Ohio CPA firms and furthered his experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Barry’s experience also includes serving as a controller for a large independent wholesale and retail auto glass company. He also served in the same capacity for a logistics company before returning to public accounting. Since then he has served as president and managing shareholder of Schwartz, Adelman and Yankovich and predecessor companies for more than 15 years.

  • B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting, The Ohio State University
Areas of Expertise
  • Real estate
  • Estate planning
  • Closely held business consulting
  • Individual Taxation
Licensing & Certifications
  • CPA
  • CSEP (Certified Specialist in Estate Planning)
Professional & Community Involvement
  • CPA
  • CSEP (Certified Specialist in Estate Planning)
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Founder and former board member, Central Ohio Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
  • Treasurer, Columbus Jewish Historical Society
  • Former Executive committee member, Jewish National Fund
  • Inductee, Canton Jewish Center Sports Hall of Fame in 2000
  • Audit Committee, Columbus Jewish Center