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About Us

About Our Firm

Woods & Dobinsky, Certified Public Accountants, P.C. has been serving clients in the Upstate New York and Pennsylvania areas since 1978. Our firm provides a variety of accounting and tax services, as well as general business consulting to a number of closely held businesses and individuals. At Woods & Dobinsky, we strive for excellence. As a test of that excellence, we maintain membership in the Division for CPA Firms of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Membership requires our firm to undergo peer review every three years and an evaluation of our quality controls by trained Certified Public Accountants. These results are available to the public. As a local firm, we have a long-committed philosophy that emphasizes the development and building of client relationships. Our partners and staff are readily available to respond to clients’ needs and concerns. We constantly strive to keep our clients abreast of new developments that may impact their business or personal situations.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Woods & Dobinsky, CPAs, PC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Woods & Dobinsky, CPAs, PC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Richard S. Woods
Certified Public Accountant and Partner

Education:

Syracuse University, Syracuse New York
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, June 1972

Professional Experience:

Rick is the tax partner in the firm with over thirty-five years of diversified experience in public accounting. His expertise also includes audits, consulting to closely-held companies, and income tax compliance and strategies. He has significant experience providing services to clients in numerous industries and is well versed in merger and acquisition issues. Rick is also the firm’s coordinator for Peer Review and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Anne T.M. Dobinsky
Certified Public Accountant and Partner

Education:

Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York
Bachelor of Arts, June 1975
University of Rochester
Masters in Business Administration, June 1983

Professional Experience:

Anne has over thirty years of diversified experience in public accounting. She has extensive experience with audits of businesses and has significant experience providing services to clients in numerous industries including retail, medical, wholesale, manufacturing and not-for-profit. Her expertise also includes financial statement preparation and disclosures, tax return preparation and consulting to closely-held businesses. Anne is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

James W. Weibel, Jr.
Tax and Audit Manager

Education:

Broom Community College
Associates Degree, May 1991
State University of New York at Utica
Bachelor of Science, December 1993

Professional Experience:

Jim has more than twenty years of diversified public accounting experience and provides audit and tax services to a number of closely-held businesses. Jim has extensive experience in software systems. Jim also serves on the Board of Directors for Chenango County Habitat for Humanity, New York State Veterans Home Volunteer Guild, VFW Post 7914, Sidney, New York and is a volunteer driver for the DAV. Jim and his wife, Bonnie, live in Guilford, New York.

Laura Miller
Certified Public Accountant and Audit and Tax Manager

Education:

The College of St. Rose, Albany, New York
Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Professional Experience:

Laura received her Bachelors Degree in Accounting at The College of St. Rose in Albany, New York. She worked as a auditor and staff accountant in Albany, for two years before moving back to Oneonta to join Woods & Dobinsky. Laura has ten years of public accounting experience and resides in Oneonta with her husband Tim and their German Shepherd Juno.

Ramona Tenace
Office Manager

Ramona has been providing superior client service since 1994. She brings many years of administrative experience to our firm and oversees the communication, billing and assists with the general flow within the office. She is a Notary Public for the State of New York and an active Member of the NYSARC Otsego Guardianship Committee. Ramona is here to provide quality client service and can answer many of your questions or connect you with one of our professional staff members.

Karen Woods
Administrative Specialist

Karen has worked in and out of the accounting field for over thirty years. Karen handles the communication, billing, processing and various information technology. Karen has lived in Oneonta since 1978 and has two grown children, Michael and Laura.