About Our Firm
For years, Bonn, Dioguardi & Ray, LLP has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Bonn, Dioguardi & Ray, LLP's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.
Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs, thorough research, and sound analysis. Bonn, Dioguardi & Ray, LLP is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.
Kenneth Bonn, Jr., CPA
Ken graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1970. Immediately after graduation, Ken joined the local accounting firm of Brophy and Fain, where he became a partner in 1974. In 1991 Ken started his own firm under the name of Kenneth Bonn, Jr CPA.
Ken has provided a wide variety of taxation, accounting and management advisory services to closely held businesses across the country. Ken specializes in Estate Planning, Real Estate Taxation and Sports Management. Ken is a member of the Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Ken has served on the Board of Directors of Cystic Fibrosis and has been President and Treasurer of the 65 Roses Sports Club and Chairman of the John Bednarski Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament. Ken is also on the Board of Directors of the Rochester Americans Hockey Club and the Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse Team.
Michael S. Ray, CPA/ABV
Michael S. Ray CPA/ABV is a 1973 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology and joined Cortland L. Brovitz & Co. upon graduation and became partner in 1978. In 1985 he formed his own firm, Michael S. Ray CPA & Associates and merged with Bonn, Shortsleeve & Gray, LLP in 2004.
In addition to his professional licensure as a Certified Public Accountant, Michael also holds the designation of Accredited Business Valuator, since 1978, the first with such accreditation in Rochester. In addition to his partnership with Bonn, Dioguardi & Ray, he is the sole principal of Michael S. Ray CPA/ABV, P.C., specializing in business valuation and litigation support.
Michael has been a tax instructor at R.I.T. and was formerly the Commodore of the Rochester Yacht Club
Joseph P. Dioguardi, Jr., CPA
Joe graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1990 and joined the firm of Brophy, Dailey and Bonn. In 1991 he left to join the firm of Kenneth Bonn Jr. CPA. Joe became a partner of the firm in January 2000.
Joe provides a wide variety of tax, audit, valuation and accounting services to closely held companies. Joe currently represents clients in manufacturing, real estate, construction, retail and the service industries.
Joe is on the board of the RIT Athletic Association and the Penfield Perinton Kiwanis.
Alison Notaro, CPA
After graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2000, Alison joined the firm.
As audit manager, Alison's responsibilities include financial statement consistency, staff development and training, and keeping current with new audit pronouncements.
Alison has extensive experience in the auditing of HUD agencies, not-for-profit organizations and manufacturing entities.
Michael Boychuk, CPA
Mike graduated from St. John Fisher College in 1969. Immediately after graduation, Mike joined the international accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. (now KPMG), where he became a manager. In 1976, Mike started his own firm.
Mike has provided a wide variety of taxation, accounting and management advisory services to closely held businesses, specializing in audits and taxation of homeowner associations.
Mike has served on the Board of Directors of the St. Pius X Federal Credit Union and Brook-Lea Country Club, where he currently serves as the Treasurer.
Thomas A. Walter, CPA
Tom graduated from the University of Louisville in 1969 and joined the Rochester office of Arthur Andersen & Co. In 1976 he left and co-formed the firm of Roberts, Walter & Co. From 1985 to 1996 he was a sole proprietor and partner with several firms. In 1996 he joined the firm of Morga, Jones & Huffsmith which merged with Eldredge, Fox & Porretti in 1999. In 2013 he left EFP Rotenberg, LLP and joined Bonn, Dioguardi & Ray, LLP as a partner.
Tom presently serves as the President of the Ontario County Historical Society Board of Trustees and the Treasurer of the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce. He formerly served on the Board of Directors and was Treasurer of the Canandaigua Yacht Club. He is also a member of the Canandaigua Kiwanis Club.
He has served as an adjunct faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology, St. John Fisher College and Finger Lakes Community College.
Tom has provided a wide variety of tax services to closely held businesses and individuals including income tax and sales tax audit representation.
William S. Bailey, CPA/PFS, CFP™
Linda Stanley, CPA
Linda joined the firm in January 1999 after graduating from St. John Fisher College.
Linda represents clients in a variety of industries including gas retailers, construction, manufacturing and air emergency services.
Linda is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member and former treasurer of the Rochester Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Michelle Bellinger, CPA
Michelle joined the firm in 2001 after graduating from SUNY-Brockport.
As a senior accountant Michelle is responsible for business and individual tax preparation as well as accounting and attest services.
Michelle is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member and former treasurer of the Rochester Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Melissa Empey, CPA
Melissa joined the firm in 2006 after graduating from Alfred University.
Melissa's responsibilities include individual and corporate tax preparation, as well as accounting and attest services.
Lisa joined the firm in 2013 after graduating Magna Cum Laude from the State University of New York College at Brockport with her BS in Accounting. Lisa brings over 20 years of accounting and human resources experience with her in addition to a second bachelors degree in Psychology and Human Behavior from the University of Maryland University College.
Lisa’s responsibilities include accounting and attest services, as well as individual, corporate and non-profit tax preparation.
Lisa is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Chris joined the firm in 2014 after graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is currently working towards his CPA certification.
Chris’s responsibilities include individual and business tax preparation, tax planning, and accounting services.
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Debbie joined the firm in January 2015 after working 16 years for William S. Bailey, CPA/PFS, CFP.
Debbie’s responsibilities include accounting, as well as individual and corporate tax preparation.
Debbie graduated from State University of New York College at Oswego in 1979 with a degree in Mathematics.
Nancy joined the firm in January 2015 after working 30 years for William S. Bailey, CPA/PFS, CFP.
Nancy’s responsibilities include personally working with business clients on their day to day bookkeeping, accounting and related record keeping needs as well as individual, corporate, partnership, fiduciary and Employee Benefit Plan accounting and tax preparation.
Jaylene joined the firm in 2012 after graduating from the University of Phoenix where she is currently working towards her Masters in Accounting and CPA certification.
Jaylenes responsibilities include managing the firms financial and human resource affairs as well as bookkeeping services for clients.
Heidi joined the firm in 2010. She brings her experience of corporate office management for a cardiovascular company in Charlotte, NC of 12 years.
Heidi's responsibilities include supporting the Audit Department with formatting financial statements and correspondences, process 1099s, E-Filing of tax returns, and support Partners and staff with administrative needs.
- Bonn, Dioguardi & Ray, LLP
70 Linden Oaks Office Park Floor One, Rochester, NY 14625
Telephone: (585) 381-9660 Fax: (585) 248-0603