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Joe Rocco

Certified Public Accountant

Principal

Originally from Syracuse, NY, Joe graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hartwick College with a B.S. in Accounting, while also minoring in Finance and Economics.  Joe is an Audit Partner with over 12 years of experience in public accounting. Before joining Bowers & Company in the fall of 2019, he began his career with a Big 4 accounting firm, where he earned multiple promotions. Joe’s experience includes concentrations in Financial Services, Manufacturing, Transportation, and Not-for-Profits, including SUNY organizations and Governmental Agencies.  He has extensive auditing experience with clients’ subject to both PCAOB and AICPA auditing standards.

Joe has proven success working with organizations in proposing and overseeing the implementation of internal controls and process/system improvements to help improve efficiency and reduce operational risk.  He also works exclusively with clients in performing buy and sell-side financial due diligence.

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

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

  • Member – Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)

  • Leadership Greater Syracuse – Class of 2021