BWB Adds Two Accountants
Kaitlyn L. Bentley of Jamestown and Eric M. Rockwood of Allegany recently joined Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro P.C. as staff accountants in the company's Jamestown and Olean office locations, according to Jack Whipple, CPA and managing shareholder of the firm.
Bentley and Rockwood will be involved in preparing financial statements related to compilations, reviews and audits. In addition, they will be responsible for preparing tax returns for a variety of individual and business clients.
Kaitlyn L. Bentley
Eric M. Rockwood
Bentley earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Alfred University. She is a graduate of Maple Grove Junior/Senior High School.
Rockwood earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Alfred University. He is a graduate of Allegany-Limestone Central School.
"Kaitlyn and Eric each bring a fantastic work ethic and team attitude to the firm," Whipple said. "We anticipate both will have a positive effect on our client service and will contribute greatly to BWB as they grow and develop in their careers."
City Native Joins Minnesota State
Mark Constantine, a Jamestown native, has been named director of Centennial Student Union and Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Constantine, who began his duties on Oct. 14, has more than 30 years of student affairs experience at several institutions, including the College of William & Mary, the University of Tennessee and Shippensburg University.
He is originally from Jamestown, the son of Athena and Chris (deceased) Constantine, and the brother of Christina Anderson and Tom Constantine.
"It is with great pleasure that I announce the hiring of Mark Constantine as the new director of the Centennial Student Union and Student Activities," said David Jones, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management. "Mark has a rich history of being an involved leader in his field and is the recipient of the Founders Award, the National Association for Campus Activities' highest honor."
Before coming to Minnesota State Mankato, Constantine had been serving since April as a reference administrator for The Spelman and Johnson Group, a specialized higher education search firm.
Constantine earned an educational specialist (Ed.S) and master's degree from the University of Albany. The program is a two-year, 60-credit hour program in counseling and student personnel services, including a full-year externship. Constantine also earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Albany.