Mr. Bonadio currently serves as the CEO and Managing Partner of the Bonadio Group. After graduation from St. John Fisher College in 1971, Mr. Bonadio spent seven years with Arthur Andersen & Co. in Rochester, New York.
He left in 1978 with his original partner and his mother to start his firm. Today, The Bonadio Group is the largest CPA firm in New York State (outside of Manhattan) and the 35th largest in the United States. Current annual revenue exceeds $100 million, with more than 700 employees.
Each year since 1988, The Bonadio Group has been named a Rochester Top 100 growth company by the Rochester Business Journal. He was named a “CPA ALLSTAR” by CPA Magazine, an “Outstanding Alumni” by St. John Fisher and received The Point of Light Foundation Award, sponsored by President George W. Bush. Mr. Bonadio was named the 2009 “Business Person of the Year” by the Small Business Council and inducted into the Rochester Business Hall of Fame in 2010.
Mr. Bonadio serves on multiple private and public boards, and he is active in many community organizations and not-for-profit boards including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He serves on the boards of directors of two public companies—Paychex Inc., where he is a member of that company’s Audit Committee; and CurAegis Technologies, where he chairs the Audit Committee. He heads the audit committees of Conceptus Inc. and Royal Oak Realty Trust (formerly Buckingham Properties Group). He is a past chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. John Fisher College. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Moore Stephens North America, the nation’s sixth-largest accounting firm association, and he has served as a member of the Monroe County Jobs Creation Task Force and the St. John Fisher Alumni Activities Committee.