Connecticut Society of CPAs Elects 2021-2022 Leadership
The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) has elected and installed its Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 activity year as follows:
Brian P. Reilly, CPA of Cromwell
Mr. Reilly is Senior Vice President and Chief Auditor for Travelers in Hartford. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut. Mr. Reilly has served CTCPA as President-elect, a member-at-large of the Advisory Council, and a member of the Investment Committee.
Michael Maksymiw Jr., CPA, CGMA of Plainville
Mr. Maksymiw holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Bryant University and a M.S. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut. He has served the CTCPA as secretary, chair of the Advisory Council, a member-at-large of the Board of Directors, a member of the New and Young Professionals Cabinet, and a member of the Strategic Planning Committee.
Katherine Donovan, CPA of Bloomfield
Ms. Donovan is an Assurance Manager with Whittlesey in Hartford. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and an M.S. in Accounting & Taxation from the University of Hartford. She has served the CTCPA as a member-at-large of the Board of Directors, vice chair of the Membership Committee, secretary and chair of the New and Young Professionals Cabinet, a member of the Advisory Council, a 2015 New & Young Professional to Watch awardee, and a 2020 Woman to Watch awardee.
Mark M. Wynnick, CPA of Milford
Weinshel, Wynnick & Associates, LLC
Mr. Wynnick is the Managing Member of Weinshel, Wynnick & Associates, LLC in Fairfield. He holds a BBA in Accounting, magna cum laude, from the Western Connecticut State University Ancell School of Business Honors Program. He has served the CTCPA as chair of the Relations with Colleges and Universities Committee and Social and Recreation Committee, past co-chair of the Federal Tax Forum and Accounting and Auditing Conference, as well as current or past member of numerous committees including the Fairfield County Chapter; Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting Committee; State Taxation Committee; Federal Taxation Committee; Economic Relief Packages (PPP and More) Group; Small Firm Roundtable; Compilation and Review Services Interest Group; and Legal Relations and Services Committee.
Advisory Council Chair
Amber Moore, CPA of Bozrah
Goldblatt Bokoff LLC
Ms. Moore is a Partner at Goldblatt Bokoff LLC in Norwich. She holds a B.S. in Accounting and an M.S. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut. She has served the CTCPA as a member of the Advisory Council; Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting Committee; State Taxation Committee; Federal Taxation Committee; New and Young Professionals Group; Southeastern Connecticut Chapter; and Technology Committee.
Kevin Lawlor, CPA of Cheshire
Mr. Lawlor is Executive Vice President and COO at Fairfield University in Fairfield. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Fairfield University, an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and M.S. in Taxation from the University of New Haven. He has served the CTCPA as a member of the Financial Executives Cabinet and the Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting Committee.
Carrie A. Zimyeski, CPA of Middlebury
Zackin Zimyeski Sullivan CPA LLC
Ms. Zimyeski is a Partner with Zackin Zimyeski Sullivan CPA LLC in Waterbury. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from Quinnipiac College. She has served on numerous nonprofit boards and was named Chairman of the Board of Thomaston Savings Bank in 2019 after serving on the bank board since 2008.
With a membership of more than 6,000 in public practice, business and industry, government, and education, the CTCPA’s mission is to advocate on behalf of the accounting profession, foster a professional community among CPAs, and provide professional development opportunities for CPAs in Connecticut.