Robert M. States | Chief Financial Officer
A CPA with more than 35 years of financial services experience, Bob States oversees multiple areas of the company’s finance and accounting functions, in addition to corporate planning and technology resources. He works with the executive team and department managers to assess and improve financial and operational performance throughout the organization. His role is critical to ABC-Amega’s strategy for sustained performance and aggressive growth.
Prior to joining ABC-Amega in 2011, Bob effectively served the company in a consulting capacity. He is a former CFO for Liazon Corporation, a Buffalo-based provider of online health insurance services, and Chief Operating Officer for COPC Inc., a leading authority on customer contact center and vendor management operations. He was issued a patent in 2012 (US 8,219,420).
Bob was named to Business First’s 2019 list of C-Level Executives, which recognizes Western New York’s most effective business leaders. He began his career in finance as an accountant for industry leader KPMG. Bob holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from St. Bonaventure University; and serves on the Board of Directors for SABAH (Spirited Athletes Bold at Heart) as Treasurer.
Residing in East Amherst, NY with his wife Stephanie, Bob is an avid runner, having completed three marathons and six half marathons. For several years, he and his wife have volunteered and served on the board for Brother’s Keeper Outreach, a Western New York food pantry and clothing ministry, where Bob also held the role of Chairperson from 2020 – 2023.