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Connecticut CPA
March/April 2015
Public Service
Brad Kronstat,
who works in fi-
nance for Berganti-
no Agways of North
Branford, was re-
elected treasurer
of Shoreline Green-
way Trail, Inc., an organization building
a family-friendly 25-mile trail between
New Haven and Madison. Kronstat
was also elected to the board of direc-
tors of the nonprofit healthcare agency
VNA Community Healthcare.
John Purtill, managing partner of Pur-
till & Company in Cheshire, is featured
in a "Profile of Success" on the United
Way of Central and Northeastern Con-
necticut website for his work with the
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance pro-
gram. View the profile at www.tinyurl.
Member News
Roger Sciascia,
managing partner
of Weinstein & An-
astasio in Hamden,
was recently recog-
nized by PKF NA,
an association of
legally independent firms, for complet-
ing four years of service as a member
of the organization's board of directors.
He will now serve on the organization's
membership committee.
Pratesi, Salemi & Company in West
Hartford was accepted for member-
ship in CPAConnect, an association of
independently owned CPA firms with
nearly 200 members nationwide.
Honors & Awards
American School
for the Deaf Chief
Financial Officer
Tom Wood was
named 2014 CFO
of the Year in the
nonprofit category
by the Hartford Business Journal.
U.S. News and World Report ranked
the UConn School of Business's on-
line Master of Science in Accounting
(MSA) program among the top three
in the nation. The program, which typi-
cally draws up to 200 students each
year, was recognized as one of 2015's
"Best Online Graduate Business Pro-
grams" (excluding MBA programs).
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Headshot photographs will also be published as space allows.
For the fourth year in a row, Barron, Yanaros &
Caruso in Wethersfield held a toy drive to ben-
efit Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Barron, Yanaros & Caruso
Collects Toys for Connecticut
Children's Medical Center
Leigh Featured in `Toy Soldier' Magazine
CTCPA Advisory Council member David Leigh, of counsel to
the firm of Bailey, Moore, Glazer, Schaefer & Proto in Wood-
bridge, was profiled in the January 2015 issue of Toy Soldier and
Model Figure magazine. Leigh collects miniature band figurines
and has amassed more than 3,500 so far!
Read the full article at