BST & CO. Announces New Talent & Culture Advisor

ALBANY, N.Y. – BST & Co. CPAs, LLP, one of the Capital Region’s leading accounting and management consulting firms, today announced the appointment of Sarah Kessler as a talent and culture advisor for the Albany-based practice.

Kessler brings a decade of experience in human resources to her new role. Since 2013, she has played a key role in the recruitment, interview and hiring processes; developed strong working relationships with hiring managers and employees; managed the work authorization process and compliance; contributed to the implementation of professional development trainings; supported employee relations matters; and assisted with diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

“We’re very excited to welcome Sarah to our Talent & Culture Team,” said BST Chief Talent Officer Adam Lawrence. “She brings a wealth of experience and skills to this innovative position that we developed to support our talent experience at BST. Sarah will be a trusted advisor and coach to all of our associates.”

As talent and culture advisor, Kessler will provide day-to-day support to all of BST’s people-centric strategies, including talent development, performance management, onboarding, compliance and employee engagement. She will utilize her experiences to manage the entire spectrum of the employee lifecycle to ensure an engaging talent experience that drives BST’s high performing and inclusive culture.

Kessler earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from SUNY Plattsburgh and a master’s degree in human resource management from Stony Brook University.

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About BST & Co., LLP

BST & Co. CPAs, LLP is a multi-disciplinary accounting and business advisory firm headquartered in Albany serving the needs of closely held companies, family-owned businesses, not-for-profit and governmental entities, and high-net worth individuals. BST offers a broad portfolio of accounting and auditing, tax, consulting, outsourced accounting, talent strategy and marketing services; as well as valuations, forensic accounting and litigation support.