PLATTSBURGH - Dragon Benware CPAs, P.C. was founded in 1916, with offices currently in Lake Placid, Malone, Canton and Massena.
The firm, headed by Doug Hoffman of Lake Placid and Gary Benware of Malone has announced its fifth office with the opening of a Plattsburgh location at 239 Tom Miller Road, near the intersection of Smithfield Boulevard.
"We have anticipated bringing Plattsburgh into our CPA group for some time," said Doug Hoffman, a lifelong North Country resident who has lived in Saranac Lake, Plattsburgh and Lake Placid and has been a CPA?for years.
Sharlene Petro-Durgan and Doug Hoffman, of Dragon Benware CPAs P.C. are ready to speak to clients at their new Plattsburgh location. The company’s fifth North Country office can be found at 239 Tom Miller Road, near the intersection with Smithfield Boulevard.
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"We are pleased to see the abundant economic activity that's been created in the Plattsburgh area," continued Hoffman. "With my years of experience understanding North Country businesses, and having started 12 businesses with my family, I have a good knowledge of what's needed to be successful in our region. Now along with Sharlene Petro-Durgan, CPA, we are poised to assist others."
Along with Hoffman, Petro-Durgan will staff Dragon Benware's new office, having joined the CPA team six months ago. She brings 13 years of accounting experience in the business and nonprofit arenas, including director of finance and administration for a nonprofit in Plattsburgh.
"I look forward to seeing friends and colleagues from my years in Plattsburgh, and introducing them to a professional team that can make a real difference in their business operations and personal financial success," said Petro-Durgan.