JAMES J. LEWIS, CPA/ABV, CVA, CEO

Chief Executive Officer

Binghamton, NY Phone: (607) 729-9373 Email: jlewis@pnlcpa.com

James J. Lewis, CPA/ABV, CVA, President/CEO

GENERAL BACKGROUND

Joined the firm in 1979 after having worked for an international CPA firm; admitted as a partner in 1983. Became CEO effective January 1, 2004.

Certified Public Accountant, States of New York and Pennsylvania Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) Accredited in Business Valuations – AICPA (ABV)

Bachelor of Science – Accounting (Summa Cum Laude), University of Scranton, Pennsylvania

AFFILIATIONS
Professional
  • National Association of Certified Financial Analysts
  • Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs
  • New York State Society of CPAs – Past Chapter President
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • Accredited in Business Valuations - AICPA
Community
  • Lourdes Hospital – Board of Directors
  • Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors & Chairman
  • Southern Tier Business PAC – Treasurer
  • Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce – Government Affairs Committee
  • Association of Visual Rehabilitation and Employment – Board of Directors and Treasurer
SPECIALIZATIONS
  • Taxation of Closely Held Businesses and Individuals
  • Accounting for Manufacturers, Construction Contractors, Retail, Wholesale and Not-for-Profits
  • Tax and Financial Planning for High Income Individuals
  • Business Valuations