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Staff Bios

Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C., Nikki Mayers

607-723-1272 ext. 102

nmayers@vapc.us

Nikki Mayers, CPA

Nikki Mayers is a graduate of Binghamton University with a B.S. in Accounting. A native of the Bronx, New York, Nikki entered public accounting in 2008 with a local CPA firm. She joined Vieira & Associates CPAs, P.C. in May 2012.

She is a past President of the Southern Tier Chapter Young CPA Committee, a division of the New York State Society of CPAs. Nikki continues to serve on the Southern Tier Chapter Young CPA Committee.

Nikki’s areas of interest include governmental accounting, non-profit accounting and audits, reviews and compilations of all types. She currently resides in Endicott, New York with her husband Tim. In her spare time, Nikki is a youth group leader and a volunteer for various areas in her church.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C.

607-723-1272 ext. 105

rchronister@vapc.us

Ryan Chronister, Accountant

Ryan graduated from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York in 2010 with Bachelor’s Degrees in Accounting and Business Administration.

He has over three years of experience in public accounting where he has performed audits, reviews, and compilations for a wide variety of clients.

Ryan has also prepared tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts, and non-profits. Ryan is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs. He is currently pursuing his CPA license.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C.

607-723-1272 ext. 101

mmattick@vapc.us

Michael Ryan Mattick, Enrolled Agent

Michael R. Mattick, EA joined the firm in 2015.  He is originally from Charlotte, NC where he began working in accounting in 1996.  He practiced accounting in Philadelphia for 13 years before moving to Port Crane, NY in 2015.  He also served as Chief Financial Officer for a Jet Charter Company in Pompano Beach, FL.  Mike specializes in taxation.  He also performs compilations, reviews and audits.  In addition to aviation he has worked with clients in various industries including real estate, legal, medical, automobile and boat dealers, construction, manufacturing, retail and non-profits. 

Mike is an Enrolled Agent licensed to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.  He holds an A.S. in Accounting from Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA.  He is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  Mike is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs, The National Association of Enrolled Agents and the New York State Society of Enrolled Agents.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C.

607-723-1272 ext. 112

mmorse@vapc.us

Melissa A. Morse, Accountant

Melissa Morse is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta with a B.S. in Accounting. Melissa entered public accounting in 2000 with a local CPA firm. She joined Vieira & Associates CPAs, P.C. in January 2016.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts. Melissa is a past Treasurer of The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier and currently serves as the Treasurer for the Vestal Lacrosse Booster Club where her son plays lacrosse.

Melissa has over 16 years of experience in public accounting where she has performed tax services, compilations and reviews for various clients. She also has experience with payroll and sales tax as well as bookkeeping services.

Melissa currently resides in Endicott, New York with her two children.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C.

607-723-1272 ext. 110

lleard@vapc.us

Lisa D. Leard, Accountant

Lisa Leard is a graduate of both Broome Community College and Binghamton University’s school of management. She graduated from BCC in 2004 with an A.A.S. in Accounting and Binghamton University in 2012 with a B.S. in Accounting. Lisa began her career in public accounting in 2005 with a local CPA firm. She became a member of the team at Vieira & Associates CPA’s, P.C. in January 2016.

She has over eleven years of experience in public accounting where she has performed tax services, reviews and compilations for various clients.

Lisa has experience in preparing various tax returns, including individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, trusts, non-profits and gift tax returns. In addition to her accounting and taxation experience, Lisa also performs bookkeeping services and has experience in the preparation of sales tax and payroll tax returns.

Lisa is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is pursuing her CPA license.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C.

607-723-1272 ext. 109

jmcdonnell@vapc.us

Jacqueline McDonnell, Accountant

Jacqueline McDonnell graduated from the University of Delaware in 2007 with a B.S. in Accounting. She began work in Philadelphia as an internal auditor. Jackie has over 6 years’ experience in public accounting at local accounting firms.

She is the Co-chair of the Southern Tier Chapter Young CPA Committee, a division of the New York State Society of CPAs.

Her areas of interest are For-Profit audit and review engagements as well as corporate taxation including multi-state returns. She has experience in the Construction, Manufacturing and the Professional Service industries.

Jackie resides in Binghamton, New York.


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C., Patricia A. Ilse

607-723-1272 ext. 113

pilse@vapc.us

Patricia A. Ilse, Bookkeeper

Mrs. Ilse is a graduate of Susquehanna Valley High School as well as Broome Technical Community College with an A.A.S. in Business.

Mrs. Ilse has worked for the firm for 7 years catering to a wide variety of clients.  Her background includes over 20 years experience in the bookkeeping and payroll functions.

Mrs. Ilse has resided in Vestal for over 25 years with husband, Barry, and son, Christopher


Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C., Catherine Massie

607-723-1272 ext. 107

cmassie@vapc.us

Catherine Massie, Administrator

Catherine Massie graduated from BOCES School of Nursing-LPN in January of 1976 through Union Endicott High School graduating class of 1975.

Ms. Massie worked in a variety of business throughout her career including Lescron Enterprises and Assessment Systems, Inc. She was also the owner/operator of Tidy Maids for over 25 years.

Ms. Massie has worked for Vieira & Associates, CPAs, P.C. for over ten years. She is a Charter member of Johnson City Elks Club 2821 and was the Past President of Daughters of Columbus Lodge #1666 of Order Sons of Italy in America. She is also the District Membership Chairperson and was the Past District President for District 7 which includes Endicott, Binghamton, Cortland, Syracuse, and Utica.

Ms. Massie resides in Endwell, New York.