Barb Woltjer

Assurance Partner


BDO Grand Rapids Office



Executive Summary

Barbara has more than 25 years of experience providing professional services to clients in both the public and the privately held sectors. Barb currently assists many insurance clients, and she has also worked with companies across many other industries, including financial institutions, manufacturing and distribution, retail, and nonprofit.
She also has experience with public and private equity offerings, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) financial reporting requirements and audits of internal control over financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, international operations, and litigation support.
Barb currently serves as Co-Leader of the national Insurance practice and assists in the development of BDO’s customized audit programs and other internal tools and training used for the industry. She also participates in recruiting and the development and instruction of local and national continuing professional education courses. Barb has served on the executive committee of BDO’s Women’s Initiative, which is focused on retaining and advancing valuable talent.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
Insurance Accounting and Systems Association


B.S.B.A., Accounting and Business Administration, Aquinas College