Lee F. Giardini, CPA, was recently promoted to director in the Olean office of the certified pubic accounting firm, Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C.
Giardini is a graduate of the State University at Fredonia, where he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and a minor in economics. He joined the firm as a staff accountant in 1996 and became a certified public accountant in March 2000. He has 15 years of experience in the accounting field, 13 of which are in public accounting.
Giardini specializes in tax engagements, particularly the preparation of corporate, partnership, individual, limited liability company and fiduciary tax returns, including multi-state returns. He is also responsible for preparing compiled and reviewed financial statements and assisting businesses and individuals with tax planning and projections.
"Lee has demonstrated the commitment and dedication to advance to the next level in the firm and we are very proud of his efforts," said Jack Whipple, CPA and firm managing director.
Giardini's professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.