Headshot of Kenneth Gardiner, Partner at Dannible & McKee

Kenneth C. Gardiner Named Board Chair of Trustees for Cazenovia College


Kenneth C. Gardiner, CPA, CCIFP, CDA, audit partner at Dannible & McKee, LLP, has assumed the role of chair of the Cazenovia College board of trustees. Gardiner joined the board in 2016 and has served on the Finance and Investment committees.

Gardiner, who is also the partner-in-charge of assurance services and quality control for the firm, has over thirty-five years of experience providing audit and accounting services for a variety of clients including manufacturing, construction and architects and engineers. He specializes in construction and is responsible for overseeing all audit and accounting services provided to that industry. Gardiner also has extensive experience with audits of employee-benefit plans.

“Serving in a leadership position on behalf of Cazenovia College is a distinct honor,” said Gardiner. “I look forward to working with my fellow board members as well as President Ron Chesbrough and College administrators to further students’ learning and future professional success.”

Joining Gardiner on the executive committee are John A. Bartolotti as vice chair, John McCabe as treasurer, and Jeffrey H. Heath as secretary. Recent board chair Richard L. “Dick” Smith has been awarded trustee emeritus status.