Bowers & Company CPAs, PLLC has named RICHARD P. SMITH a tax partner in the firm. With more than 19 years of experience in public accounting, he joins the firm as a tax specialist in the Syracuse office. Smith’s experience includes eight years at Deloitte and the last five years with Firley, Moran, Freer, & Eassa, providing tax and accounting services. He received both his bachelor’s degree in accounting and his MBA from SUNY Oswego and is a CPA. Smith brings a broad range of industry experience including partnership, corporate, and multistate tax services for public and privately held companies, as well as small-business consulting and compliance. His experience also includes a specialized expertise in the area of multistate tax consulting for large and small businesses.