2nd January 2013
Moore Stephens International member firm, The Bonadio Group has announced the promotion of Jamie Keiser, CPA, and Leah Powell, CPA, to partner. The promotions took effect on January 1, 2013
Keiser joined Bonadio in 2010 as a principal in the firm’s commercial division. Bonadio now has 47 partners across the state.
“One of the true pleasures I get from my career is to see great people develop their skills and become successful,” said Tom Bonadio, CEO and managing partner, The Bonadio Group. “Jamie’s experience and knowledge of the Central New York market and in-depth knowledge of audits and commercial credit relationships that she has developed has helped us continue to grow strategically across New York State since she joined us two short years ago.”
“It’s exciting to be a part of a firm with such an ambition for growth and continued education,” said Keiser. “The Bonadio Group has allowed me to develop the skills and expertise I need to offer my clients the best services we as a firm can provide, and I am extremely thankful for the opportunity they’ve given me to do so.”
Powell has been with The Bonadio Group for 25 years, having joined the firm in 1988 upon graduation from Rochester Institute of Technology. She works in The Bonadio Group’s commercial division, providing tax consulting and compliance for both private and publicly-held companies. Powell’s areas of expertise include working with senior living and low-income housing facilities in addition to assisting her long-standing individual clients with their tax compliance needs.
Tom Bonadio, CEO and managing partner commnented, “Leah joined our firm right out of university and she has been instrumental in helping our firm grow over those past 25 years. Her unique talents and industry perspective will help us continue to expand our reach into new markets in the coming years."
The firm has more than 350 employees statewide and annual revenue of more than $50 million. It first entered the Syracuse market in 2007 with the acquisition of Loguidice & Kamide, CPAs PLLC.
It acquired the Syracuse operations of Philadelphia–based ParenteBeard in 2011, which added 21 employees and four new partners. Bonadio has additional offices in Geneva, Perry, the Utica area, Buffalo, Albany, and New York City.