BST & Co. CPAs, LLP announces promotions in Valuation, Forensic and Litigation department

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ALBANY, New York, August 15, 2017 – BST & Co. CPAs, LLP, one of the Capital Region’s leading financial and management consulting firms, today announced two promotions within its valuation, forensic and litigation department. 

Katie Stott has been appointed senior manager, while Caleb Barton has been named senior analyst, respectively.

“We are pleased to announce these advancements at BST,” said Ron Guzior, managing partner of BST & Co. CPAs, LLP. “Both of these professionals bring valuable experience to our valuation, forensic and litigation department. Their knowledge only adds to our firm’s extensive portfolio of services.”

Having joined BST in 2013, Stott offers numerous years of experience in income tax preparation, and has been involved in numerous valuation engagements, including those of privately-held businesses, professional licenses, enhanced earnings capacities and stock options for use in matrimonial proceedings and litigation. She holds a master’s degree in taxation and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.

She is a certified public accountant accredited in business valuation and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Barton has been involved in numerous valuation engagements, including those of privately-held business enterprises, professional licenses, advanced academic degrees, enhanced earnings capacities, and professional practices for a variety of circumstances, including matrimonial proceedings, forensic accounting and asset tracing, lost business income analysis, lost earnings and substitute wages for self-employed individuals injured in automobile accidents, and the calculation of lost profits as a result of business vehicles damaged in automobile accidents.

He is a certified public accountant, accredited in business valuation, and a certified fraud examiner. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He holds a master’s degree in forensic accounting and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.

With roots tracing back to 1944, BST & Co. CPAs, LLP is recognized as one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in upstate New York. The firm offers traditional accounting, auditing and tax services; as well as specialty services related to business valuation, forensic accounting, litigation support, employee benefit plan auditing and consulting, governmental auditing and consulting, merger and acquisition assistance, wealth management and personal financial planning, and estate and gift tax consulting, amongst other services.

BST & Co. CPAs, LLP has 105 employees with office locations in Albany and Mineola, NY. The firm also maintains a New York City office.

The firm is a long-standing member of the RSM US Alliance, a premier affiliation of independent accounting and consulting firms in the United States.

 About BST & Co., LLP

BST & Co. CPAs, LLP is as multi-disciplinary financial and management consulting firm headquartered in Albany. Other services of the firm include accounting, auditing, business valuation, forensic accounting and litigation support, tax and management consulting, employee benefit plan auditing and consulting, human resource management and development, healthcare operations consulting, governmental auditing and consulting, merger and acquisition assistance, wealth management and personal financial planning and estate and gift tax consulting.


Posted on August 16, 2017 at 11:49 AM