Manlius The 2012 Eldercare Celebrity Open will be held in honor of William Kriesel, a distinguished professional, prominent community volunteer and longtime Syracuse area resident, the Eldercare Foundation recently announced.
Kriesel is a partner in the tax department of Bowers & Company CPAs PLLC and the partner-in-charge of the financial planning subsidiary B&C Planning Services, LLC. He is also a managing member of Diversified Capital Management, LLC. He is known for his outstanding leadership within his profession and in his capacity as a community volunteer.
Kriesel is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, chair of the Financial Planning Committee for the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and past president of the Estate Planning Council of Central New York. Kriesel has authored articles for several financial publications, including the National Income Tax Workbook and the CPA Journal, and has appeared as a guest on the popular WCNY-TV program Financial Fitness.
Kriesel is being honored for his dedicated commitment as a member of the Home Aides of Central New York Board of Directors and for his service as board treasurer and executive committee member. He is also being recognized for his service to other community organizations, including his past tenure as treasurer of the Syracuse Opera Company and past president of the Baldwinsville Kiwanis Club.
“Mr. Kriesel provided great leadership to our organization during his tenure on our Board of Directors,” said Sandra Martin, president of Home Aides of Central New York and the Eldercare Foundation. “His dedication to our mission is commendable, and we are pleased to honor him at this year’s event.”
The Eldercare Celebrity Open, scheduled for Monday, June 25, at the Links at Erie Village, will feature a noon celebrity exhibition and 18-hole captain-and-crew tournament. A cocktail reception and formal dinner honoring Kriesel will follow.
Those interested in receiving golfer or dinner registration information can contact the Foundation Office at 476-4295 x258 or visit eldercarecny.org.