Executive Board

President

Patrick Shanks
pjshanks@buffalo.edu

Patrick is a senior in the accounting program and has been an active member of UBAA since joining in September of 2019. He is currently a teaching assistant for Intermediate Financial Accounting 1. Since October of last year, he has also been a peer tutor for both Introductions to Managerial and Financial accounting courses. Following graduation with his undergraduate degree, he plans to continue his education and earn an MS in Accounting here at UB. He plans to pursue a full-time career in Audit at a Big Four firm in New York City. Patrick is ecstatic to serve as UBAA’s President and is looking forward to a great year!

Vice President of Technicals

Scott Daigler
scottdai@buffalo.edu

Scott is a senior in the accounting program and has been an active member since joining in Fall 2019. During his Junior year he interned at the New York State Attorney General's Consumer Fraud and Protection Bureau. This will continue during his Senior year. Scott hopes to complete his degree and finish his Masters in Accountancy at UB. Where after graduation he hopes to complete his CPA and start his career in public accounting. He is very excited to lead as the Vice President of Technicals this upcoming year!

Vice President of External Affairs

Keith Prindle
keithpri@buffalo.edu

Keith is a senior in the accounting program and has been an active member of UBAA since joining in September 2018. During his Junior year, he was an Accounting Intern at BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and this past summer was an IT Audit Summer Analyst at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Keith participated in PwC's leadership program and has accepted an internship offer from PwC in Risk Assurance for Summer 2021. He has participated in the IIA conference and the IAEP Case Competition. Additionally, he is a member of the School of Management Honors Program. Following graduation, Keith hopes to continue his education and earn an MS in Accounting here at Buffalo. He hopes to earn his CPA certification and continue working in public accounting. Keith is very excited to serve as Vice President of External Affairs and is looking forward to a great year!

Vice President of Finance

Joe is a senior in the accounting program and has been active since joining in Spring 2019. In late 2019 he worked as a cost segregation intern at The Bonadio Group, where he will be starting full-time in December 2021. Currently, he works as an internal control intern for HealthNow. After graduation, he plans to complete all sections of the CPA exam before starting work full time. Joe is excited to serve as Vice President of Finance and is looking forward to a great year!

Vice President of Marketing

Andrew Santoro
santoro4@buffalo.edu

Andrew is a senior in the accounting program and has been an active member of UBAA since Fall 2019. This past summer he interned at Marcum LLP as a Business Tax Intern. He has competed in the PwC Case Competition, which he found to be a rewarding experience. He has accepted an offer with PwC for summer 2021 as a Tax Intern. Over the course of quarantine, Andrew was able to take part in leadership programs with EY, PwC, and KPMG. Following graduation, he plans to continue his education to earn an MS in Accounting. Andrew is excited to serve as this Vice President of Marketing and is looking forward to a great year!

Vice President of Membership

Jonathan Archer
jrarcher@buffalo.edu

Jonathan is a senior in the accounting program and has been an active member of UBAA since joining in the fall of 2019. He has most recently interned as a procurement trainee at a manufacturing company in Connecticut. Following graduation, Jonathan plans to continue his education and earn an MS in Accounting from UB as well as complete the CPA Exam. Jonathan hopes to complete his degree and start a career in public accounting as an auditor in Buffalo. After his career in public accounting, Jonathan hopes to shift his career into the government or work as an educator. He is very excited to be the Vice President of Membership for the upcoming academic year.

Vice President of Committees

Katherine Kriner
klkriner@buffalo.edu

Katie is a senior in the accounting program and has been an active member of UBAA since joining in September 2019. Last year, she was a member of the community service committee. During Spring 2020, she worked at Brock, Schechter & Polakoff as a Junior Tax Intern and will be returning in Spring 2021 to work with them again as a Senior Tax Intern. This past Summer, Katie worked as an Audit Intern for Lumsden McCormick. In pre-COVID-19 times, she would also teach figure skating classes several times a week at various facilities. Following graduation, she will continue her education at UB and earn an MS in Accounting. In the future, she would like to work as a CPA at a local Buffalo public accounting firm and would like to stay involved with UB as a mentor. Katie is excited to serve as Vice President of Committees and is looking forward to a great year!

© 2024 by Business Solutions.