Robert S. Torella, CPA

Partner

716-856-3300

rtorella@LumsdenCPA.com

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Bob has considerable expertise in auditing and accounting of exempt organizations, specifically educational institutions, arts and entertainment organizations, and other nonprofit organizations, as well as employee benefit plans, auto dealerships, and other commercial entities, where he manages and oversees the all services to these organizations. Additionally, he has significant experience in grant compliance, audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards and the Uniform Guidance, financial reporting, and taxation of exempt organizations. Bob is a member of the Firm’s Accounting and Auditing Technical Committee and is the chairperson of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Subcommittee. He was named partner in 2024.

EDUCATION

St. Bonaventure University, Master of Business Administration, Accounting
St. Bonaventure University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting

PROFESSIONAL

American Institute of Certified Public Accountant
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
   - NYSSCPA Not-for-Profit Committee, Buffalo Chapter

COMMUNITY

The Salvation Army of Buffalo – Buffalo’s Amazing Race Committee, Member
United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, Board Leadership Training
Parachute Credit Counseling, Inc., Board Member
Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame, Past Board Member

FUN FACTS

When he isn’t working, Bob enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family. 

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