Patricia Entsminger CPA/CFE/CIA

"A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work." — Colin Powell.

Patricia Entsminger CPA/CFE/CIA


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Ms Entsminger works with individual and business clients providing comprehensive TaxOutsourced Accounting and Consulting Services.  She combines her tax, audit, internal controls and CFO knowledge to provide individuals and organizations with an all-inclusive view from planning to compliance.  Ms Entsminger works with her 1040 and business clients to understand their position or challenge and then conveys how they will be affected, not only from a tax standpoint, but also from a vulnerability perspective, to give a complete picture of the long-term ramifications of any one particular situation or combination of situations.

Ms Entsminger joined Kerkering Barberio in 1999 and became a shareholder in 2006.


  • University of South Florida
    B.S. in Accounting and Finance
    Masters in Accounting

Licenses / Certifications

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Internal Auditor

Organization Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Tampa Bay Chapter – Member of Board of Directors
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast – Sarasota Community Board – Past Chair
  • Florida Government Finance Officers Association – Member
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants Nonprofit Conference Committee – Former Member
  • Florida West Coast Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Leadership Sarasota – Alumni
  • Sarasota School Board – Finance Advisory Committee
  • Southwest Chapter of the Florida Government Finance Officers Association
  • YPG Leadership Circle Award Recipient, 2009 and 2010

Contact Us

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Our Locations

Sarasota Office
1990 Main Street, Suite 801
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941.365.4617
Toll Free: 800.966.8676
Fax: 941.954.3207

Lakewood Ranch Office
9423 Town Center Parkway
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Phone: 941.365.4617

Tampa Office
4350 West Cypress Street
Meridian One, Suite 930
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813.675.8800

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