BWB, P.C. adds two staff accountants to team

Kaitlyn L. Bentley, of Jamestown, and Eric M. Rockwood, of Allegany, recently joined the firm, Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C., as staff accountants in their Jamestown and Olean office locations, according to Jack Whipple, CPA, managing shareholder of the firm.

Bentley and Rockwood will be involved in preparing financial statements related to compilations, reviews and audits. In addition, they will be responsible for preparing tax returns for a variety of individual and business clients.

Bentley earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Alfred University. She is a graduate of Maple Grove Junior/Senior High School.

Rockwood also earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Alfred University. He is a graduate of Allegany-Limestone Central School.

“Kaitlyn and Eric each bring a fantastic work ethic and team attitude to the firm,” Whipple stated. “We anticipate both will have a positive effect on our client service and will contribute greatly to BWB as they grow and develop in their careers.”

BWB is a full-service public accounting firm providing wide-ranging assistance in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax and advisory services. Their current staff consists of over 45 professionals, paraprofessionals and support staff, including 23 certified public accountants. The firm serves as accountants and advisors to businesses, organizations and individuals throughout the United States, while maintaining offices in Jamestown, Olean and Orchard Park.