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Our Team Members are here to help you. Stokes, Visca & Co., LLP – CPA’s is made up of friendly dedicated professionals who have years of experience helping small businesses and individuals.

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Stephen Stokes, CPA - Partner

Steve is a partner and the founding member of the firm. Steve is a licensed CPA in New York and Florida.  Steve is a Rochester native and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of St. John Fisher College where he received Bachelors Of Science in Accounting and of RIT where he received his Master’s in Business Administration Degree – Finance Concentration. Steve worked for ten years in a large national accounting firm, was an internal auditor at a fortune five hundred company and also served as a CFO of a medium sized privately held company. Steve has expertise in all types of industries including manufacturing, construction, retail and professional services. Steve is also an expert in accounting systems, QuickBooks Pro and income tax preparation. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of CPA’s and the National Association of Tax Professionals. Steve is a strong supporter of the Hickok Brain Injury Center and enjoys golfing and biking.

Paul Visca, CPA - Partner

Paul is a partner in the firm and a co-founder. Paul works with clients in the manufacturing service, non-profit, restaurant and medical industries. Paul is responsible for assisting clients with accounting, tax and consulting services. He also provides tax preparation and planning services to individual clients. Prior to joining the firm Paul was a senior accountant for both Coopers and Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. He also worked in the private sector as the controller for several large non-profit agencies. Paul is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of CPA’s and the National Association of Tax Professionals. Paul is active in the community as a Board Member and Treasurer for Starbridge, Inc. and the Architectural Foundation of Greater Rochester. Paul enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. He is also fluent in Italian.

Lisa Spinelli - Lead Administrative Manager

Lisa Spinelli has over twenty-five years of experience as an Administrative Assistant and in Customer Service. Lisa has been a key team member at our firm since 2001. Lisa also has experience in law firms and the hospitality industry. Lisa is a graduate of Monroe Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Travel and Tourism. Lisa is an avid Minnesota Vikings fan.

Christine Daggett - Administrative Assistant

Christine was born and raised in Rochester and has many years of experience at accounting and tax firms. Chris’s responsibilities include setting up client appointments, telephone assistance and collating tax returns. Chris has nine grandchildren.

Diane Baiamonte - Senior Accountant

Diane has many years of experience as a Senior Accountant and has been with the firm since 2005. Diane is well versed in QuickBooks Pro and Peachtree. Diane is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University.

Maureen Condoluci - Senior Accountant

Maureen Condoluci started working for Stokes, Visca and Company, LLP in May of 2008. Maureen has expertise in accounting, bookkeeping and is well versed in QuickBooks Pro. Maureen graduated from Niagara University with a Bachelor’s Degree (Cum Laude) in business administration.

Eric Rasmussen, CPA – Accounting And Tax Manager

Eric is a CPA with a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University. At Cornell, Eric studied Applied Economics and Management. Eric also completed St. John Fisher College’s Accounting Certificate Program. Eric is a licensed CPA in the State of New York.

Eric has extensive experience in all areas of accounting. Prior to joining Stokes Visca & Co., Eric worked for large regional firms and focused on performing financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations. In his current role at Stokes Visca & Co., Eric still provides assurance services while offering additional accounting expertise such as bookkeeping, tax return preparation, and tax planning. Eric serves a wide variety of client industries such as auto dealerships, restaurants, auto mechanics, real estate, construction, manufacturing and non-profits. Eric lives in Geneseo with his wife Maggie.

Sumner Pearsall - Senior Accountant

Sumner received his Bachelors in Accounting Degree from St. John Fisher College. Sumner specializes in working with small businesses and also preparing corporate and individual income tax returns. Sumner is well versed in QuickBooks Pro. In his spare time Sumner enjoys camping, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.


John P. Burkhard II, -  Accountant

John P. Burkhard, II was born just outside of Northeast Philadelphia. John has an Associate’s Degree in accounting and an Associate’s Degree in Business Management. John has eighteen years of experience in accounting and bookkeeping. John has been married for nineteen years. He has a dog, loves cars, business, economics and politics.

Karen Stokes - Office Accountant

Karen is Stokes, Visca & Company’s office accountant. Prior to working at the firm, Karen worked for twelve years at Harris Corporation, RF Communications Division, first as a Senior Buyer in the purchasing department, and later as a Product Planning Manager/Sales Forecasting for the Marketing and Manufacturing areas. Karen holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Business Administration and Finance. Karen enjoys cooking and reading.

Daryl Dear Cubitt, Enrolled Agent – Senior Tax Preparer

Daryl Dear Cubitt is a Senior Tax Preparer and has expertise in individual taxes. Daryl has worked in personal income taxes since 1995, including tax preparation, quality control & review, teaching tax courses and mentoring new preparers. She passed the IRS Enrolled Agent exam in 2004. A favorite aspect of her work is helping clients understand their yearly returns and, if needed, how to adjust the outcomes.

Vincent Alfieri, Enrolled Agent – Senior Tax Preparer

Vincent is a graduate of St. John Fisher College where he was the first class to graduate in 1955. Vince worked for a large supermarket with Brothers. In 1958 Vince opened a tax business and in 2002 he sold his business to Stokes, Visca & Co., LLP – CPA’s, where he continues to work part-time. Vince became and EA in 1986. Vince is a member of NATP and Fisher Club. Vince was on the Village Board in East Rochester for twelve years and the Vice Mayor for eight years.

Stephen Parkison, ChFC – Core Wealth Management Group

Core Wealth Management Group is an in house affiliate of Stokes, Visca & Company, LLP – CPA’s. CWMG provides financial planning and retirement services to individuals and small businesses. Steve, a Chartered Financial Consultant and Investment Advisor Representative, has been providing investment and financial plan design for entrepreneurs and professionals since 2000. His thorough understanding of the financial industry and passion to do the best for his clients has allowed Steve to grow a successful practice as a financial advisor. Steve works closely with his clients to develop a strategy for meeting their unique financial needs and goals, adding value through helping his clients prepare for the different phases of their life, whether they are in the early stages of their careers, mid-career, pre-retirement or retired. He holds the following Securities Licenses: Series 7, 63 and 65. Steve is actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America.

Susan Vreeland – Financial Planning Specialist

Susan joined Core Wealth Management Group in 2012. She assists in managing the firm’s operations, focusing on continual process improvement. Susan has over twenty years of finance experience, having worked for a fortune five hundred company and the area’s largest credit union. She is well versed in the operational, analytical and customer service aspects of the business and brings considerable experience in dealing with various securities products and client servicing. In addition, Susan has become the firm’s specialist regarding individual and small business health care insurance. Susan received her MBA from Penn State University. She holds Series 6 and 63 securities licenses, a life/accident and health license and is a broker on the NYS Health Exchange.

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