Michael D. Staley, CPA, CFE, CPCU, has been awarded the professional insurance designation Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU(R)) by The Institutes.
This announcement was made by Peter L. Miller, CPCU, president and chief executive officer.
The Institutes are an educational organization that confers the CPCU designation on persons who complete eight rigorous courses and examinations and meet its ethics and experience requirements. All CPCUs are required to maintain and to improve their professional knowledge, skills and competence through their commitment to The Institutes' CPCU Code of Professional Conduct.
Mr. Staley, a graduate of The Ohio State University, is a director with Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C. (BWB) with over thirty years of accounting experience. He routinely performs audits of statutory and GAAP basis financial statements for manufacturing and insurance industry clients.
Mr. Staley is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the New York Insurance Association, the Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
BWB is a full service public accountant firm providing wide-ranging assistance in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax and advisory services. Their current staff consists of fifty-five professionals, paraprofessionals and support staff, including twenty-six Certified Public Accountants. The Firm serves as accountants and advisors to businesses, organizations and individuals throughout the United States, while maintaining offices in Jamestown, Olean and Orchard Park, NY.