Carl Austin Jr.

Certified Public Accountant


As Co-Managing Partner of Bowers & Company CPAs, Carl has directed the growth of the Firms auditing department into one of the strongest in Upstate New York. During this time, Carl's experience in a wide variety of industries has been a key to the growth of the Firm. 


Carl is actively involved with the short line railroad and transportation industries along with manufacturing, not-for-profits, leasing, distribution, construction, real estate development, service industries and management consulting services.


Carl graduated from Le Moyne College with a B.B.S. in Accounting.

Professional Affiliations & Community Involvement
  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • Member – New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

  • Board of Directors – CenterState CEO

  • Treasurer and Board of Governors – The Century Club

  • Former Treasurer and Board of Trustees – Dewitt Community Library

  • Member – Greater Syracuse Business Development Corporation, Audit & Loan Committees

  • Board Member – Emeritus FOCUS of Greater Syracuse

  • Graduate – Leadership Greater Syracuse

  • Former Chairman and Treasurer, Board of Directors – The Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park

  • Former Chairman, Board of Directors – Benefit Specialists of CNY

  • Former Treasurer, Board of Directors – Hospice & Palliative Care Associates of CNY