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Nominee Biographies 2020

 OFFICERS: to hold office for one year, from June 1, 2020:
 Bwerinofa-Petrozzello, Rumbidzai
President-elect  

RUMBI BWERINOFA-PETROZZELLO, Principal, Rock Forensics, LLC, Arverne, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2012; member of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Director-at-Large on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Diversity and Inclusion, CPA Careers and Litigation Services committees. Past Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Past member of the Selections Subcommittee. Past member of the CPA Careers and Litigation Services committees. Past member of the CPA Exam Task Force. CHAPTER: Current member of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Executive Board. Past President of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Executive Board. Current Chair of the Queens/Brooklyn Social Media Committee. Past member of the Queens/Brooklyn Social Media Committee. Past member of the COAP St. John’s Advisory Board.

 William Dresnack
Vice President  

WILLIAM H. DRESNACK, Chair, Department of Finance and Accounting, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1987; member of the Rochester Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Executive Committee. Past Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Current member of the CPA Careers Committee. Past member of the FAE Campus Ambassador, Financial Accounting Standards, Members in the Field of Education and Nominating committees. CHAPTER: Past Rochester Chapter President and Vice President. Past Chair of the Rochester Chapter World of Accounting Committee. Past member of the Rochester Chapter Cooperation with Educational Institutions Committee. Past Chair of the COAP Brockport Advisory Board. Past member of the COAP Rochester Advisory Board.

 fuentes
Vice President  

LYNNE M. FUENTES, Managing Partner, Fuentes & Angel, CPAs, LLC, Nassau, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2004; member of the Nassau Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Past Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Audit Committee. Past member of the Selections Subcommittee. Past member of the Audit Committee. CHAPTER: Past Nassau Chapter President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Past President and member of the Nassau Chapter Executive Board. Current Co-Chair of the Nassau Chapter Newsletter Committee. Past Chair of the Nassau Chapter Newsletter Committee. Current Co-Chair of the Nassau Chapter Sponsorship Committee. Past Co-Chair of the Nassau Chapter Estate and Personal Financial Planning Committee.

 timothy-hammond
Vice President  

TIMOTHY J. HAMMOND, Principal, The Bonadio Group, Syracuse, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2010; member of the Syracuse Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Governance Subcommittee. Current member of the Exempt Organizations and Not-for-Profit Organizations committees. CHAPTER: Past Syracuse Chapter President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Past Chair and Co-Chair of the Syracuse Chapter Public Relations and NextGen committees. Past member of the Syracuse Chapter NextGen Committee.

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Vice President  

ROBERT M. ROLLMANN, Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, Westchester, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1983; member of the Westchester Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past Director-at-Large on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight, Financial Accounting Standards, and International Accounting and Auditing committees. Past Chair and Vice Chair of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight and Financial Accounting Standards committees.

 PIRRO Secretary/Treasurer  
THOMAS S. PIRRO, Sole Practitioner, Thomas S. Pirro, CPA PC, Suffolk, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1988; member of the Suffolk Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Executive Committee. Past Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current Trustee of CPA PAC. CHAPTER: Current Suffolk Chapter Executive Board member. Past Suffolk Chapter Executive Board member. Current Chair of the Suffolk Chapter Sponsorship Committee.
 
Directors-at-Large: to hold office for three years, from June 1, 2020:
 ChrisCahill
Director-at-Large  

CHRISTOPHER G. CAHILL, Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1991; member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past Vice President and Director-at-Large on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive, Audit, Nominating and SEC committees. Current member of the Banking Committee.

 Orume Hays2
Director-at-Large  

ORUMÉ A. HAYS, Founder and Managing Director, Hays CPA, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2007; member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Chair of the Small Firms Practice Management Committee. Current member of the Diversity and Inclusion, Finance, Financial Accounting Standards, Not-for-Profit Organizations and Personal Financial Planning committees. Current Chair of the Strategic Planning Task Force. Past Vice Chair of the Small Firms Practice Management Committee. Past member of the Small Firms Practice Management and Taxation of Individuals committees. CHAPTER: Current Staten Island Chapter Executive Board member. Current member of the Staten Island Chapter Hall of Fame Committee.

 Ed Lee headshot
Director-at-Large  

EDWARD N. LEE, Partner, KPMG LLP, Melville, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1998; member of the Suffolk Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current member of the Government Accounting and Auditing and Not-for-Profit Organizations committees. Past member of the Health Care and Nominating committees. CHAPTER: Current member of the Suffolk Chapter Not-for-Profit and Governmental Committee.

 Philip London
Director-at-Large  

PHILIP J. LONDON, Partner Emeritus, Wiss & Company, LLP, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2002; member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Chair of the Tax Division Oversight Committee. Current member of the New York, Multistate and Local Taxation Committee. Current member of the Legislative Task Force. Past member of the Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitions Committee.

DENISESTEFANO  Director-at-Large  

DENISE M. STEFANO, Accounting Department Chairperson and Associate Professor, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1998; member of the Westchester Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Vice President on the Board of Directors. Current Vice President of the Executive Committee. Past Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Current member of the FAE Board of Trustees. Past Secretary of the FAE Board of Trustees. Past member of CPA PAC. Current member of the CPA Careers, FAE Curriculum and Future of Accounting Education committees. Past Chair of the CPA Careers Committee. Past member of the Audit, Membership, Nominating, Quality Enhancement Policy and SEC committees. Past member of the Governance Subcommittee. Past member of the COAP Statewide Advisory Board. CHAPTER: Past Westchester Chapter President, President-elect, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. Past President of the Westchester Chapter Executive Board. Past member of the Westchester Chapter Executive Board. Past Chair and Co-Chair of the Westchester Chapter Accounting Careers & Education, Accounting Principles & Audit, Scholarship and High School Recruitment committees. Past Chair and Co-Chair of the Westchester Chapter Annual Recruitment Event. Past Vice Chair of the Westchester Chapter Government Relations Committee. Past Chair of the Westchester Chapter Membership Committee. Current member of the Westchester Chapter Accountants in Industry and Accounting Principles & Audit committees. Current member of the COAP Westchester Advisory Board.

Director-at-Large: to hold office for one year, from June 1, 2020 (if Rumbi Bwerinofa-Petrozzello is elected to the position of President-elect):
 MatzKevin KEVIN MATZ, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1993; member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Secretary/Treasurer on the Board of Directors. Past Director-at-Large on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Executive Committee. Current Treasurer of the FAE Board of Trustees. Past President and President-elect of the FAE Board of Trustees. Current Chair of the FAE Curriculum Committee. Current Treasurer of the Moynihan Scholarship Fund Board of Trustees. Past Chair and Vice Chair of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports, and Estate Planning committees. Current member of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports, Family Office, Finance, International Taxation, Private Equity and Venture Capital, and Trust and Estate Administration committees. Past member of the Estate Planning, FAE Governance, FAE Performance, Industry Oversight, Nominating and Tax Division Oversight committees. Past member of the Rapid Response Subcommittee (TDOC). Past member of the Chapter and Legislative task forces.
Directors as Chapter Representatives: to hold office for three years, from June 1, 2020:
 huttlinger
ADIRONDACK

JOHN B. HUTTLINGER, JR., President, Adirondack Audit Company, Inc., Saranac Lake, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1992; member of the Adirondack Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past Director as Chapter Representative and Vice President on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Small Firms Practice Management Committee. Past member of the CPA Careers, Local Practitioners and Small Firms, and Nominating committees. Past member of the Strategy Task Force. CHAPTER: Current Adirondack Chapter Vice President. Past Adirondack Chapter Executive Board member. Past member of the Adirondack Chapter Steering Committee.

 Alex Resnick

NASSAU

ALEXANDER RESNICK, Partner, Wild, Maney & Resnick, LLP, Woodbury, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1996; member of the Nassau Chapter. CHAPTER: Immediate Past President on the Nassau Chapter Executive Board. Past Nassau Chapter President, President-elect, Treasurer and Secretary. Past Nassau Chapter Executive Board member. Co-Chair of the Nassau Chapter Small Practice Unit Map Committee.

 John Mourer
ROCHESTER

JOHN A. MOURER, Owner, John A. Mourer, CPA, CGMA, Rochester, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2005; member of the Rochester Chapter. CHAPTER: Current Rochester Chapter President. Past Rochester Chapter President-elect and Vice President. Past Vice Chair of the Rochester Chapter Industry Committee.

 Sharon Sica-Constanzo
STATEN ISLAND

SHARON SICA-COSTANZO, Owner, SSC Accounting & Tax, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2009; member of the Staten Island Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past member of the FAE Scholarship Awards Committee. CHAPTER: Past Staten Island Chapter President, President-elect and Secretary. Past Staten Island Chapter Executive Board member. Current Chair of the Staten Island Chapter Scholarship Committee. Past member of the Staten Island Chapter Education Committee. Past member of the COAP Staten Island Advisory Board.

 William Huether Headshot
SUFFOLK

WILLIAM C. HUETHER, Manager, Sheehan & Company, CPA, P.C., Brightwaters, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2010; member of the Suffolk Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current member of the Cannabis Industry, International Accounting and Auditing, and NextGen committees. Current member of the CPA Evolution Task Force. CHAPTER: Current Suffolk Chapter Vice President. Past Suffolk Chapter Treasurer. Past Suffolk Chapter Executive Board member. Past Co-Chair and member of the Suffolk Chapter NextGen Committee.

Director as Chapter Representative: to hold office for one year, from June 1, 2020 (if Timothy J. Hammond is elected to the position of Vice President):
 zellar

SYRACUSE

CRAIG A. ZELLAR, Audit Principal, Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa, CPA, P.C., Syracuse, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1998; member of the Syracuse Chapter. CHAPTER: Current Syracuse Chapter Executive Board member. Past member of the Syracuse Chapter Public Relations Committee.