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Cathie J. Bridges

Position and Professional Experience

Cathie joined R. A. Mercer & Co., P.C. in 1982 after completing an internship with the firm. She has been a shareholder since 1992 and is the chairperson of R. A. Mercer’s Board of Directors.

Cathie works out of the Cattaraugus office. She provides a wide range of tax, accounting, and auditing services to her clients with emphasis on consulting, planning and preparation of income taxes, business transitions, estate/trust matters, and financial statement preparation. Clients served include small to medium-sized businesses, as well as individual, governmental, and not-for-profit entities. Her industry specialties also include agricultural, manufacturers, non-residents, and limited scope employee benefit plan audits.

Cathie is a qualified peer reviewer of other certified public accounting firms in accordance with the standards set forth by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and serves on the New York State Society of CPA’s Peer Review Committee.



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