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Mr. Joseph Winter, CPA, CFE, MBA

Mr. Joseph Winter, CPA, CFE, MBA

Associate Professor of Accounting and Director of the Family Business Center

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Office Location:
Bisgrove Hall, 2nd floor, Room 251 D
Office Hours:
Spring 2023: M W TH 3-5:30pm


Joe joined Niagara University as an adjunct faculty member in the spring of 2006 and became an Assistant Professor in the fall of 2013. Joe brings experience from a distinguished career in private industry and public accounting. He began his career as an auditor at The Bonadio Group, CPA’s (Buffalo) and has been a practicing certified public accountant (CPA) for over 23 years. His accomplishments also include Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of companies engaged in health care, venture capital, insurance and economic development. Areas of current research include health care and economic development. Joe is also a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Focus of Teaching

  • ACC 111 – Financial Accounting
  • ACC 112 – Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 346 – Auditing


  • ACC 601 – Strategic Accounting Analysis and Planning
  • ACC 603 – Advanced Accounting Theory
  • ACC 604 – Advanced Auditing

Education, Licenses & Certifications

MBA – Canisius College, Buffalo, NY
CPA – New York State
Notary Public - New York State
Life, Accident & Health Adjuster’s License – New York State
Investment License Certifications: Series 6, 7, 63, & 66

Current Involvement

Joe is an active member of the Erie County Citizens’ Budget Review Commission, an investment committee board member of a large local 401(k) plan and a member of the Accounting Advisory Board of Niagara County Community College.