LCS&Z Appoints Three New Principals

Latham, NY – The certified public accounting firm of LCS&Z, LLP is proud to announce the promotions of Mary MacKrell, CPA, CGMA, Jennifer Getter, CPA, and David Smith, CPA to Principals of the firm.

“Mary, Jennifer and David have developed into critical members of our firm, and we feel now is the right time for them to take the next step in their careers,” said William Lutz, CPA and Managing Partner of LCS&Z, LLP. “We are fortunate to have such dedicated professionals who are well aligned with our practice areas, and we are excited to the see the firm grow under their leadership.”

Having joined LCS&Z in 2008, MacKrell specializes in audit engagements. She also performs the firm’s A-133, government and grant audits, and peer reviews. In addition, MacKrell is the firm’s Director of Quality Control.

MacKrell is a graduate of Russell Sage College, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New York State Quality Review Oversight Committee (QROC) and Taylors Heroes BOD Not-for-Profit. MacKrell currently resides in Greenwich with her husband.

Getter has been with LCS&Z since 1997. She is responsible for providing audit and tax services to the firm’s clients. Her primary industry specialties are construction, manufacturing, real estate, and school bus transportation.

Getter graduated from Siena College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She is a member of the NYSSCPA and a board member and treasurer for I am I Can, Inc. Getter lives in Rexford with her husband and their two children.

Smith joined LCS&Z in 1999 as a tax manager. He oversees and performs tax planning and tax return preparation services for the firm’s individual and small business clients.

Smith is a graduate of Clarkson College of Technology, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Law. He is a member of the NYSSCPA and currently resides in Broadalbin.

LCS&Z is a certified public accounting and consulting firm located in Latham, New York. The firm provides a broad range of traditional and non-traditional services including accounting, audit, business valuation, tax, peer review and management advisory practices. LCS&Z specializes in serving the transportation, distribution, construction, manufacturing, medical and retail industries. As a member of Integra International, LCS&Z has access to the resources and skills offered by an international association of accounting firms. For more information, visit