April 29, 2016, Rochester, New York: Brett Schrader, CPA and a partner in EFPR Group’s Attest department will present the key note address at the SUNY Geneseo graduate commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6th at 7:00PM at the Alice Austin Theatre in Brodie Hall. Brett will share his insight and experience on the power of connecting and building strong relationships as fundamental in any successful career or profession.
About 25% of the SUNY Geneseo graduate students are currently in the school of business so it is very fitting that Brett is able to share his experience, advice and guidance to his new fellow alumnus.
Brett joined EFPR Group in 2008 and became a partner in 2016. His primary responsibilities include providing audit, review and consulting services to for-profit companies in the closely held, private equity and public company arena. Brett currently serves as the Service Line Leader for the Firm’s Commercial Services Group. He also provides supervision and training for staff on audit and review procedures; audit and review standards; and other technical issues. He has acquired experience in numerous industries including manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, software and service. In addition to delivering high-level client service, Brett is actively involved in many practice development efforts including recruiting, strategic planning and business development. He is actively involved in various campus and networking events throughout the community.
Brett graduated from the State University of New York at Geneseo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (summa cum laude) and a Masters in Accounting in 2008. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Brett is also an active lecturer for the Service Corps. Of Retired Executives (SCORE) of the Small Business Administration (SBA) on budgeting and cash management for start-up entities. Prior to his work in public accounting Brett served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps specializing in supply and logistics.
EFPR Group, LLP is one of Western New York’s largest accounting, business consulting and reputation management firms serving over 10,000 clients across the United States. The firm is headquartered in Rochester, New York with offices in Buffalo, Corning, The Finger Lakes, New York City and Jupiter, Florida.