Bert Schmitt joined APC Financial Group in January, 2014 with the acquisition of his business. He decided to retire from full time accounting and tax work and agreed our philosophies were the same. Every tax season, he joins our team to lend his expertise to help our clients. Bert Schmitt is a licensed CPA. He received his Bachelors degree in Marketing from Southern Illinois University and studied accounting in Old Dominion where he passed the CPA exam. Bert has served 23 years in the U.S. Coast Guard and retired in 1993 as a Commander. He has enjoyed working with clients for over 20 years in tax planning, public accounting and helping business owners and individuals prepare for their retirements.