Dannible & McKee, LLP has promoted 10 staff members.
DANIEL J. CONNOR, CPA, has been promoted to audit manager. He joined the firm in 2014. Connor specializes in the automotive industry, as well as providing Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) overhead audits. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and his MBA in professional accountancy from St. Bonaventure University and is a CPA.
SHAWN T. LAYO has been promoted to tax manager. He has extensive experience in taxation and planning for individuals and closely held companies. Layo joined the firm in 2001 after receiving his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Utica College. He is a CPA.
ALANNA ABREU has been promoted to special projects supervisor. She joined the firm’s audit department in 2008 after earning her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Le Moyne College. She has vast knowledge and experience in providing audit, reviews, and compilations, and additionally offered consulting services for several industries.
ANTHONY R. CAFFERELLI, JR., has been promoted to audit senior. He works on audits, reviews, and compilations for a variety of clients. Cafferelli previously worked as a staff auditor for an unnamed, nationally ranked public accounting firm. He earned his associate degree in business administration from Northern Virginia Community College and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from George Washington University. Cafferelli also served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2004 to 2012 and is a board member and treasurer for Growing Veterans, a nonprofit organization based in the state of Washington.
ANTHONY J. CERCHIA has been promoted to tax senior. In his role, he is responsible for preparing and overseeing tax engagements for a variety of clients. Additionally, he has experience providing individual and corporate tax planning. Cerchia graduated from SUNY Oneonta, where he received his bachelor’s degree in professional accounting in 2016 and is a CPA.
SEAN R. CONNERS has been promoted to tax senior. He joined the firm in 2016 and is responsible for the preparation and review of individual and corporate tax returns, individual and corporate tax planning and multi-state taxation. Conners earned his bachelor’s degree and MBA from Le Moyne College.
KERRY MCSWEENEY is a CPA and has been promoted to audit senior. She graduated from SUNY Oswego, where she received her bachelor’s degree in 2015 and her MBA the following year. McSweeney worked as an intern for Dannible & McKee from 2014 to 2015 before joining the firm’s audit department full time in 2016. She works on audits, reviews, and compilations for a variety of companies and also provides audits of employee benefit plans.
CHRISTINE PETRONE has been promoted to accounting services senior. She has six years of experience providing specialized accounting services to clients with her concentration on nonprofit organizations and retail and wholesale businesses. She previously was director of operations at Amped I Fire, LLC and accounting manager for Design Specialists, Inc. Petrone received her bachelor’s degree in professional studies in business management from Cazenovia College, as well as a certificate of management and supervision. She is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
ROBERT REEVES has been promoted to audit senior. He joined the firm in 2017 and is responsible for providing audits, reviews and compilations in a variety of different industries. He also works closely with clients to help identify and resolve accounting and auditing issues. Prior to joining the firm, Reeves worked as a senior accountant at Brookline Development Company, LLC. He earned his MBA from SUNY Oswego and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Niagara University. He is a CPA.
MARISSA A. SPRING has been promoted to tax senior. She joined the firm in 2016 and is responsible for the preparation and planning for individuals, partnerships, and corporations, as well as preparing multi-state returns. She works with a variety of industries in addition to nonprofit organizations. Spring earned her associate degree in accounting from Herkimer Community College, a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Le Moyne College, and her master’s degree in accounting from Liberty University.