Effective January 1, 2020, nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm The Bonadio Group promoted seven employees to Partner and Executive Vice President (EVP) in four of its New York State offices. New Partners include Lynn Keck and Paul Mayer in Rochester; Gloria Nostramo and Ariel Ammirato in Albany; and Michelle Mundy in Syracuse. New EVPs include Tim Ball in Rochester and Kyle Young in Buffalo.
“These individuals exemplify our purpose to provide opportunity, strengthen community, and inspire growth,” said Bruce Zicari, CEO, The Bonadio Group. “We congratulate our newest leaders on this exciting and well-deserved new chapter in their careers and look forward to their continued contributions to our clients, colleagues, and communities.”
Lynn Keck, CPA, is a Partner in the firm’s Tax division with more than 18 years of international tax experience. Since joining the firm in 2017, she has assisted The Bonadio Group with providing firm-wide training, including the federal and New York state updates, as well as researching and coordinating efforts to disseminate information related to federal tax reform both internally and externally. Most recently, Keck has taken on the role of Tax Innovation Director where she focuses on streamlining and modernizing the firm’s tax practice. She also served as a tenured professor at St. John Fisher College.
Paul Mayer, CPA, is a Partner in the firm’s Compliance Solutions division. He is a compliance professional with more than 15 years of experience in healthcare settings with extensive knowledge of leading, implementing and assessing corporate compliance programs, HIPAA, development and testing of organizational policies and procedures, and Medicare and Medicaid compliance. He has Master’s degrees in Business and Public Administration and is Certified in Healthcare Compliance and Healthcare Privacy Compliance.
Gloria Nostramo, CPA, is a Partner in the firm’s Tax division. She joined the firm in 2006 and specializes in providing tax planning and compliance services to a variety of clients with a primary focus on income taxation of individuals, commercial businesses, and multi-state issues. Her knowledge crosses over multiple industries with a concentration in construction, real estate development and manufacturing.
Ariel Ammirato, CPA, is a Partner in the firm’s Healthcare/Tax-Exempt division. Over her career, she has provided services to more than 50 organizations including a variety of OPWDD, OASAS, and OMH funded entities, private schools, nursing homes, home health care agencies, foundations, and other non-profit entities. Ammirato has extensive experience performing audits of organizations serving individuals with developmental disabilities, including several ARC Chapters. Over the course of the past 10 years, she has developed a specialty in preparing and reviewing IRS Form 990s and NYS Consolidated Fiscal Reports for her tax-exempt clients.
Michelle Mundy, CPA, is a Partner in the firm’s Healthcare/Tax-Exempt division. In her more than 15 years in private and public accounting positions, she has provided accounting and audit services for a variety of clients with a primary focus on tax-exempt organizations, as well as audit and consulting services to nursing homes, home care agencies, and other DOH, OCFS and OMH providers in New York state. Mundy is a member of the AICPA, the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the New York Association of Long Term Care Administrators.
Tim Ball is an EVP in the firm’s Fraud and Forensic division and the Government Compliance and Labor division. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Ball specializes in providing forensic examination and consulting support for both criminal and civil litigation. He has been a consultant to local governments and not-for-profits for assisting and strengthening their internal control structure and detecting and deterring fraud.
Kyle Young is an EVP at MS Consultants. He joined the firm in 2007 and works closely with both real estate owners and CPAs to ensure cost segregation and other engineering-based study processes run efficiently while providing maximum value. Young frequently travels throughout the country to meet with clients and present professional education to various CPA and engineering organizations.