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Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Insolvency & Reorganization Advisor (CIRA)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Memberships and Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
  • Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center – Board of Directors, Treasurer
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church – Past Treasurer
  • Leadership Orange
    • Graduate of Class of 2006

Education

  • Michigan State University
    • Master of Business Administration, Finance, cum laude
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
    • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, cum laude
  • Cayuga County Community College
    • Associate in Applied Arts, Accounting, magna cum laude

Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Memberships and Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA)
  • New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)
  • McQuade Children’s Services
    • Past Chair
  • Junior League of Orange County
    • Past President
    • Past Treasurer
  • Leadership Orange
    • Past Board Member
    • Graduate of Class of 2001
  • Belmont Abbey College Alumni Association

Honors, Activities and Achievements

  • St. Christopher’s, Inc. – Driver Award (Assisted organization with driving awareness and building funds for programs)
  • Junior League of Orange County – Volunteer of the Year Award

Education

  • Belmont Abbey College
    • Bachelor of Arts, Accounting

Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Memberships and Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center
  • Leadership Dutchess
    • Graduate of Class of 2007

Education

  • State University of New York at Binghamton
    • Bachelor of Science

Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Memberships and Associations

  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
    • Member
    • Political Action Committee Trustee: 1999 – 2005
    • Foundation of Accounting Education (FAE) Trustee: 2000 - 2001
    • Board of Directors: 1995 – 1998
  • Mid Hudson Chapter of NYSSCPA
    • President: 1988 -1989
    • Federal Tax Committee, Past Chairman; Board of Directors: 1982 - 1988

Education

  • Loyola University of Chicago
    • Bachelor of Business Administration

Local Accounting Firms Announce Merger

Local accounting firms of James W. Mushett, CPA and Day Seckler recently announced a merger. Effective September 2, 2014, James W. Mushett, CPA will be recognized as Day Seckler.

Day Seckler is an accounting and consulting firm based in Fishkill, New York. The firm serves both individual and business clients with their financial needs throughout the greater Hudson Valley and the Northeastern United States. With over 85 years of collective experience, Day Seckler sustains industry expertise in a number of areas, including emerging businesses, manufacturing and distribution, nonprofit, professional services, and retail. For more information, please visit www.dayseckler.com.

“We view this merger as a significant benefit for clients of both firms, as well as for our employees,” said Wayne Day, Managing Partner of Day Seckler. “Combining our resources and knowledge base is a tremendous win for our clients.”

James Mushett, CPA, Partner, echoed the sentiment by saying, “Our first priority has always been to provide the best service possible to our clients. We feel confident that this merger enhances our ability to fulfill this objective, as well as giving us the opportunity to more effectively serve as a trusted advisor to our clients.”

Mushett established James W. Mushett, CPA in 1995 with nearly two decades already in the accounting field. The firm is well-entrenched in the community, as a locally-owned accounting and consulting firm in Poughkeepsie, New York. They provide value-added accounting, bookkeeping, tax planning and tax return preparation to its clients.

The professionals at Day Seckler can be contacted at 845-765-0705.