The Bonadio Group 2024 Annual Report is Now Available!  Download

Close this search box.

The Bonadio Group Announces Executive Appointments & Several Leadership Roles to Support Strategic Transformation

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (May 1, 2023)The Bonadio Group, nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm and the largest independent provider of professional services in Upstate New York, has announced the appointment of Michael (Mike) Parrinello as Chief Growth Officer and Kristen Clark as Chief Risk Officer, along with over a dozen additional appointments of industry veterans into key strategic leadership roles. The appointments are a part of a greater transformation of the firm’s operating structure to best serve client’s evolving needs and drive exponential business growth.

In addition to Parrinello’s and Clark’s promotions, the firm has determined leaders for each of its primary service lines, key industries, and regional offices to ensure the continued success and effective performance of its specialized teams.

“We are constantly seeking ways to exceed industry standards – not only pertaining to the quality of the work we deliver to clients, but the way we lead, collaborate, and work together effectively as a team,” said Bruce Zicari, CEO of The Bonadio Group. “The partners that have been appointed to these managing roles have proven themselves to be invaluable and forward-thinking members of our team, making them ideal leaders to drive growth amidst our strategic reorganization as we embark on this next chapter.”

More information on the newly appointed leaders follows:

Executive Roles Pave Way for Continued Growth & Excellence

Mike Parrinello, Chief Growth Officer

Current Partner Mike Parrinello steps into the new role of Chief Growth Officer, leading the expansion of Bonadio’s service offerings and driving the firm’s growth strategy. A member of the firm’s Management Committee, Mike is the former leader of the Firm’s Advisory and Commercial Practices, offering assurance and strategic consulting services from analysis to execution, driving profitability, increasing efficiencies, mitigating risk, and improving operations. Mike will be responsible for the oversight of all Service Line and Industry leaders.

Kristen Clark, Chief Risk Officer

Kristen Clark, an industry veteran and first-ever female partner at The Bonadio Group, assumes the role of Chief Risk Officer (CRO). As CRO, Clark will oversee risk management, quality of deliverables, and staff education firmwide to ensure the maintenance of client trust and satisfaction. Clark has served The Bonadio Group for decades in various leadership positions including Management Committee Member, Syracuse Office Managing Partner, and leader of the firm’s Professional Excellence Division

Veteran Leaders Tapped to Oversee Client Services

Four of The Bonadio Group’s seasoned partners have been named leaders of the firm’s key client service offerings and tasked with enhancing the award-winning firm’s value-driven client offerings.

Industry Experts Selected to Drive Specialized Growth

The firm has appointed eight long-time, proven-effective partners with extensive expertise in key industries to drive specialized professional service growth.

Regional Leaders Tasked with Workforce Culture and Development

New and existing leaders will drive culture, workforce development, and corporate social responsibility efforts for each of the firm’s regions.

New appointments:

  • Nancy Snyder, Regional Managing Partner, Rochester Region
  • Todd Klaben, Regional Managing Partner, Central NY Region
  • Terry Ganer, Regional Managing Partner, NYC Region and Remote

Enduring leaders:

All strategic leaders will assume their new roles effective immediately. For more information on The Bonadio Group and its leaders visit

About The Bonadio Group:

Founded in 1978, The Bonadio Group is a nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm offering accounting, tax, and consulting services to clients of all sizes. The Firm’s professionals deliver practical, proactive, and innovative solutions to help clients reach their financial, compliance, management, and personal goals. The Bonadio Group is the largest independent provider of accounting, tax, and consulting services in upstate New York—with offices in Albany, Buffalo, East Aurora, Rochester, Syracuse, and Utica. The Bonadio Group also has offices in New York City, Rutland, Vt., and Dallas. For more information, visit

Share on LinkedIn
Share on Facebook
Share on X