2017-2018 Northeastern Chapter Leadership

NE-Kimberly-A.-Shina_230x230President – Kimberly A. Shina

Kimberly is the controller for American Asphalt Paving Company in Shavertown, Pa. She received her bachelors degree in accounting from Wilkes University and her MBA in accounting from Misericordia University. Outsider of her involvement with the PICPA, Kimberly is also the treasurer for the Luzerne County Fair and Harveys Lake Lions Club, and an adult student council member at Misericordia University.

2017-2018 Chapter Officers

President Elect - Francis K. Eick

Francis is a manager at Kronick Kalada Berdy & Co PC in Kingston Pa. specializing in accounting and auditing. He received his bachelor's degree in accounting from King's College. Aside from his involvement with the PICPA, Francis is a youth softball and soccer coach, and a volunteer with Coaches vs. Cancer of Northeast Pa.

Secretary– Nicole T. Buckman

Nicole is a CPA at Jones Kohanski & Co., PC, and specializes is bookkeeping, taxation, and forensic accounting. She received her bachelor's degree in accounting and economics from King's College, McGowan School of Business AASCB Institution. She is secretary of the Northeast IMA Chapter and member of the Finance Council Committee of St. Monica's Parish, West Wyoming. Nicole is also treasurer of the Greater Scranton Jaycees. In her spare time she enjoys tennis, running, and music.

Treasurer – Robert G. Coar

Rob is a supervisor at Kronick Kalada Berdy & Co. where his main focus areas are not-for-profits and HUD properties.  He earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from King’s College.  Rob serves on the PICPA Northeastern Chapter Executive Committee.  He is also an active golfer and  enjoys fitness, music, and travel.


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