UHY Advisors, Inc. (“UHY Advisors”), one of the nation’s leading professional services firms, announces the designation of Robert Bauer, Thomas Callan, Howard Foote, Michael Mahoney, Steven McCarty and Steven Wendling to serve on the firm’s board of directors. Joining these leaders on the board is the firm’s chief executive officer, Anthony Frabotta. This seven member board is charged with the stewardship of UHY Advisors, guiding its corporate strategy, reviewing and approving annual budgets, and appointing and monitoring the performance of the CEO. Their terms of office commenced October 1st.
“We congratulate our new board members on their selection and look forward to their insights and leadership of our firm into the future,” said Richard David, chief operating officer of UHY Advisors. “We have a very strong leadership foundation in place,” said Mr. Frabotta, chief executive officer and board member of UHY Advisors. “Our board is a versatile, well-blended team that will bring unique and insightful perspectives to our firm. I also want to thank Patrick Stark as he steps down from the board after many years of service.”
Robert Bauer is a managing director of UHY Advisors MO, Inc. and a partner of UHY LLP. He also serves on a number of the firm’s national tax committees. Mr. Bauer has cultivated a reputation with his clients as a common sense business advisor and tax planning advocate. He is a board member of the St. Louis estate planning council, Sunset Country Club and St. Louis Rotary Club. Mr. Bauer’s core technical strengths include tax planning and compliance for closely held businesses including federal tax and transaction planning. He is also the tax advisor to numerous high net worth clients. Mr. Bauer received his B.S. in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting from the University of Missouri. He is a licensed CPA in the state of Missouri and Certified Financial Planner®. He’s been with the firm and its predecessors since 1984.
Thomas Callan is a member of UHY Advisors’ national executive committee and the leader of the Farmington Hills, MI office. He also heads the firm’s national construction practice. His expertise includes providing guidance on tax compliance issues, state and local tax planning, business valuations and litigation support. Mr. Callan was the former president of Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit, a nonprofit that provides support to individuals and their families living with cancer. He also aided in the formation of UHY Cares, the firm’s independent 501c3 nonprofit organization, which he also serves as president. Mr. Callan received his B.B.A. in Accounting from Walsh College in Troy, MI. He is a licensed CPA in the states of Michigan and Georgia. He’s been with the firm and its predecessors since 1992.
Howard Foote serves as an audit partner of UHY LLP, a member of UHY LLP’s national management committee and the leader of the Albany, NY office of UHY Advisors. He has over three decades of professional services experience providing practical business advice to a variety of organizations including banks, credit unions, public authorities, public benefit corporations, as well as governmental entities, not-for-profits and entities in the commercial sector. Mr. Foote contributed to the development of the firm’s national financial services practice that serves a broad range of financial institutions including de novo and multi-national institutions. He also supports the firm’s public authorities and governmental practice which focuses on serving and educating clients in that sector. Mr. Foote is chairman of the board of trustees of Siena College, a former chairman of the AICPA Credit Unions committee and past treasurer of Ellis Medicine. Mr. Foote received his B.B.A. from Siena College in Loudonville, NY. He is a Chartered Global Management Accountant and a licensed CPA in the state of New York.
B.B.A. in Accounting from Wayne State University in Detroit. He is a licensed CPA in the state of Michigan.
Michael Mahoney has been a member of the firm’s national executive committee and board of directors since 2010. He has been with the firm and its predecessors for over 30 years and currently has oversight responsibility for each of the firm’s Northeast offices. Mr. Mahoney specializes in services to venture capital, private equity and investment companies, providing due diligence and transaction related services for their investment pursuits. He is well versed in the complexity of equity transactions and working with private and public clients. He also has significant experience auditing consolidated financial statements including foreign subsidiaries utilizing the international network in which the firm is a member. Mr. Mahoney received his B.S. from Bentley College in Waltham, MA. He is a licensed CPA in the states of New York and Connecticut. His civic involvement has included serving on the advisory board for Westchester Community College, past co-chairman and treasurer of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York, and past treasurer for the Learning Disabilities Association of New York.
a British Standards Institute ISO/QS 9000 Provisional Auditor. He is a licensed CPA in the states of Michigan and Florida, and Certified Management Accountant. Mr. McCarty’s been with the firm and its predecessors since 1992.