Mr. Bonadio is Managing Partner of The Bonadio Group, which he founded in 1978 with one partner and one part-time employee (his mother). Today, with 325 people in six offices, The Bonadio Group has grown to be the largest independent provider of accounting, business advisory and financial services in upstate New York. As founder and managing partner, Mr. Bonadio has been the driving force behind the firm’s growth and diversification, expanding from a firm offering only public accounting and auditing services to a multi-dimensional accounting, business advisory and financial services organization.
Mr. Bonadio has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. John Fisher College and was certified as a CPA in 1973. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. 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 has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. John Fisher College and Chairman of the College’s Accounting Advisory Board. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee of Conceptus, a NASDAQ-listed company and a board member of Eagle Productivity Solutions, CLIX Photo, Moore Stephens North America and Windsor Technology.
Mr. Bonadio has been active for many years in various charitable, cultural and professional organizations, including Junior Achievement, United Way, Small Business Council’s CEO Roundtable, the City of Rochester City Budget Review Committee and the Athena Awards.