Michele Walters, CPA
Ms. Walters has 19 years of professional experience, 16 of which are with the Firm. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Ms. Walters began her career with a local certified public accounting firm.Serving as its staff accountant, she worked on a variety of accounting and auditing engagements for various industries. She joined AVZ in 1994 and was promoted to Manager in 2006.
She services a diversified industry base; however, Ms. Walters offers business advice primarily to the services, manufacturing, engineering and financial institution sectors. She has over 10 years of experience in the banking industry and a sound knowledge of loan portfolios and performance. She assists clients with strategic plans, business and personal tax planning and valuations, projections, and accounting systems and controls. In addition, Ms. Walters provides guidance to business owners regarding retirement issues and benefits, particularly pensions and 401(k) plan audits and also specializes in special projects and consultation and management services and assists in Single Audits for the firms governmental clients.
A graduate from CW Post School of Professional Accountancy, Ms. Walters received her Magna Cum Laude Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 1990.