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Partner Bios

Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C., Mark Vieira

607.723.1272 ext. 123

mvieira@vapc.us

Mark Vieira

E. Mark Vieira, CPA, a principal in the firm, is a 1964 graduate of Bloomsburg State College and received a Master of Science in Business Administration degree in 1965 from Bucknell University.

Mr. Vieira has over 40 years experience in accounting and taxation for both profit and non-profit businesses and organizations. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Vieira is also licensed in the state of South Carolina.

Mr. Vieira is a past president of Southern Tier Chapter of the New York State Society of CPAs.

In his spare time he enjoys golfing, cheering on the Penn State football team and visiting his grandchildren in Philadelphia. He currently resides in Endwell, New York with his wife, Janice.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C., Cheryl DiStefano

607.723.1272 ext. 122

cdistefano@vapc.us

Cheryl DiStefano

Cheryl DiStefano, CPA, a principal in the firm, supervises a number of our key engagements including school district audits. Ms. DiStefano has a Bachelors Degree from Elmira College and a Master of Science degree in accounting from Binghamton University and has 30 years of broad experience in auditing and accounting.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. DiStefano is a past president of the Southern Tier Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Former Treasurer of the Cider Mill Playhouse.

Ms. DiStefano lives in Windsor, New York.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C., John Burtis

607.723.1272 ext. 106

jburtis@vapc.us

John Burtis

John B. Burtis, CPA, a principal in the firm, graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1988 with a Bachelors Degree in Accountancy.

Mr. Burtis is responsible for a broad base of clients, including individuals, businesses and organizations in the manufacturing, retail, transportation, not-for-profit, and professional service industries.

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Burtis has served on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Binghamton, Inc.  He is on the Finance Committee of St. Patrick‚Äôs Catholic Church in Binghamton, New York.  Mr. Burtis is a past president of the Southern Tier Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

John is the President of Saints Youth Lacrosse, Inc. and is very active in youth lacrosse programs in the greater Binghamton area.

He resides in Binghamton with his wife, Susan, and their four children.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C., Scott M. Hotalen

607.723.1272 ext. 108

shotalen@vapc.us

Scott M. Hotalen

Scott M. Hotalen, CPA, a principal in the firm, graduated from Binghamton University with a Bachelors Degree in accounting in 1995.

He has worked as the engagement partner numerous audit, review and compilation engagements for a wide variety of businesses and organizations, including construction contractors, not-for-profit organizations and various commercial entities.

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Hotalen is on the Board of Directors for Visions Federal Credit Union. He is a former board member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and is serving on the Board of Directors of the Southern Tier Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Hotalen resides in Vestal with his wife and three children.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C., Patrick J. Price

607.723.1272 ext. 104

pprice@vapc.us

Patrick J. Price

Patrick earned his BA in Economics from Cornell University and holds an MS in Accounting from Binghamton University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and has served as an officer and past President of the Southern Tier Chapter of the NYSSCPAs.

His practice is concentrated in all areas of taxation and tax planning for individuals, businesses, and fiduciaries. He specializes in valuations of closely held businesses and estate, gift and trust taxation and compilation and review engagements.

Patrick served as an Allocation Panel Chair and member of the Community Services Division of the Broome County United Way. He is a member of the Cornell Club of the Southern Tier, Red Sox Nation, the Binghamton Country Club, and the Estate Planning Council of Southern New York. Patrick is also a 2000 graduate of the Broome Leadership Institute.

When not working he enjoys golfing, running, traveling, and listening to the Grateful Dead.