Matthew Barbieri

Partner, Advisory

Matt Barbieri has over 15 years of experience providing accounting and auditing services to some of the firm’s largest clients. His depth of experience includes audits, reviews, compilations and tax services. He provides business advisory and audit services to individuals, privately held businesses, publicly traded enterprises and companies pursuing IPO.

As a Partner-in-Charge of the Media, Technology and Life Sciences group, his focus ranges from start-up companies in their inception stages and seed financing to helping developed companies and continuing their organic growth. He stays in touch with important and current issues by regularly attending tech meet-ups.

Matt is also an active speaker to the accounting society at Rider, presenting on various topics related to the public accounting industry.


BS – Accounting
Rider University

Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

New York Society of Certified Public Accountants

New Jersey Technology Council

New York Technology Council

Beyond Wiss

Matt is a lifelong resident of Wayne, New Jersey, where he currently lives with his wife and three children.

Community Involvement

Matt shares his passion amongst advocates in Technology and Life Sciences Group by teaching accounting at Princeton University’s Keller Center for the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club.

The Way Too FAQ Podcast

Matt Barbieri gets lots of the exact same questions over and over from startup founders and small business owners. In fact, there are some business and tax questions he’s been asked a THOUSAND times. So he decided to make his life (and yours) a little easier and pull together all those (way too) frequently asked questions and answer them one time, in one place – THIS PODCAST!

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Fun Facts

That one moment when you caught yourself saying something your parents would say and you swore you would never use it.

You’re not leaving the table until you finish that plate.

What is the best professional advice someone ever gave you and you still live by?

Be distinct or be extinct.

How did you get your foot in the door?

I was planning to be an architect but my father illuminated the reality of job opportunities for me and I decided to follow in several family members’ footsteps to become an accountant.