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Meet the Partners

CHRISTOPHER H. BROWN. Founding Member 1/14/1955 to 1/22/2017

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STEVEN H. BROWN, CPA is a graduate from Niagara University class of 1978 earning a Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting degree. Upon graduation from college, he joined the national accounting firm of Touche, Ross & Company (Deloite & Touche) in the Buffalo, New York office.

Mr. Brown's experience at Touche, Ross & Company varied in accounting, auditing and taxation for a wide variety of businesses with sales ranging from start-up to one billion dollars, and individual taxation and planning. His expertise is in taxation of small business and personal income tax, as well as performing audit, review, or compiled financial statements for a variety of business such as manufacturing, retail, wholesale and service related entities.

Steven H. Brown is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He served as a member of the board of directors of many community organizations and non-profit agencies.

Steve@brownandcompanycpa.com

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PATRICK D. BROWN, CPA graduated from Niagara University in 1981 earning a Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting degree. He joined the national accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand. Following his service with Coopers & Lybrand, Pat joined the Standard Oil Company's internal audit department for two years and then was promoted to accounting supervisor and plant controller for the Standard Oil Electro Minerals Company (formerly the Carborundum Company) where he became a certified public accountant. Patrick has diversified accounting and financial management experience including four years of service as City Controller of Niagara Falls, New York.

His 25 plus years experience includes governmental and non-profit fund accounting and auditing with responsibility for the firm’s government service and several non-profit audits with many years experience with Government Auditing Standards.

Mr. Brown is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has served on numerous community boards and agencies and remains active with local service clubs.

Pat@brownandcompanycpa.com

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JODY J. MUSCATO, CPA graduated from Canisius College in 1983 earning a Bachelor of Science Accounting degree. He joined our firm in October 2016 and serves as our firm's Audit/Tax Manager using his 25 years of public accounting experience providing audit and tax reporting services to clients in various industries, including construction, manufacturing, service related entities, and nonprofit organizations. He is experienced representing clients for IRS and NYS tax audits, and resolving all tax related matters on behalf of clients.

Mr. Muscato's professional accounting experience includes approximately 10 years in private industry, where he served as Controller/Vice President of Finance for a group of financial services businesses with a client base of national banks, where he was responsible for financial and tax reporting, interstate licensing compliance, and employee benefits administration.

Mr. Muscato's auditing, accounting and tax experience gives our firm the ability to utilize his skills in providing value-added services to privately-held corporations, S corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, sole-proprietorships, and nonprofit organizations. He has experience with management advisory services, and OMB Circular A-133 single audits of nonprofit organizations and local government entities.

Mr. Muscato is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Jody@brownandcompanycpa.com

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Brown & Company, LLP
Certified Public Accountants
4992 Sweet Home Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
(716) 298-8000
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