CTBK Announces a New Generation of Partners

Nov 20, 2018

Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP (“CTBK”) has admitted Meagan K. Fitzgerald, CPA, Brian Maze, CPA and Andrew L. Neyman, CPA, MBA into the firm’s partnership.
 
Meagan K. Fitzgerald, CPA joined the firm at the start of her career in 2006 and specializes in providing tax services to middle-market closely-held businesses in the Western New York area.  She has extensive experience preparing and reviewing quarterly and year-end tax planning for corporations and individuals. Her current clients include businesses in the manufacturing, distribution, professional services, and various service industries.
 
Meagan received a BS in Business Administration and the Registered Accounting Program from State University of New York at Buffalo.  She is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
 
Brian Maze, CPA has been with the firm for 9 years and has 14 years of professional experience.  He is the firm’s leader in state and local sales tax compliance and has extensive experience with specific client-based technical issues and audit support.  His experience also includes construction and contracting, personal property tax, real estate tax and international tax issues specifically related to US-Canadian cross-border activities. Brian currently sits on the board of the Rural Outreach Center and is a member of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, CanAm Council.    
 
Brian graduated with a BA in Accounting and Finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo.  
 
Andrew L. Neyman, CPA, MBA joined the firm in 2013 as a principal and has over 20 years of professional experience.  Andy specializes in providing auditing, accounting, and consulting services for manufacturing, real estate, service companies, employee benefit plans, and non-profit organizations. He serves as a treasurer, board member, and finance committee member for WNY United Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Inc.  Additionally, Andy is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
 
Andy received a BBA in Accounting and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from St. Bonaventure University.  
 
“On behalf of my partners, we are so proud to welcome Meagan, Brian and Andy to the partnership,” said Bob Travis, CTBK partner. “As we approach our 25th year in business, it couldn’t be a better time to welcome a new generation of leaders into the firm.  Their technical abilities and skills have allowed them to accomplish the tasks in front of them, but their dedication to and exemplification of our core values has enabled them to reach this milestone in their careers.  With the elevated goals we have ahead of us, Meagan, Brian, and Andy will play a major part in our growth.”