ALBANY, New York, January 24, 2019 – BST & Co., LLP today announced that Katie E. Stott has been appointed partner at the Capital Region-based financial and management consulting firm. Stott formerly served as senior manager and has more than a decade of experience in finance and accounting.
As a partner with the firm’s valuation, forensic and litigation department, Stott conducts valuation studies of privately-held business enterprises, professional licenses, advanced academic degrees, stock options and professional practices for a variety of circumstances, including matrimonial proceedings and other litigation matters.
She has also been involved in numerous forensic accounting engagements for private companies, school districts and municipalities. Additionally, she is experienced in the areas of embezzlement, corporate and individual tax fraud, and cases involving the misappropriation of assets.
“We are pleased to announce Katie’s promotion to partner at BST. She is a valued member of our team and has proven to be a tremendous asset to our clients,” said Ron Guzior, managing partner of BST & Co. “Katie’s skillset, knowledge and leadership will further strengthen our firm’s valuation, forensic and litigation department.”
Stott earned both a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation from the State University of New York at Albany. She is a certified public accountant, accredited in business valuation. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
With roots tracing back to 1944, BST & Co. CPAs, LLP is recognized as one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in 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.
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.