Tara Willis, CPA

Managing Member

Tara Willis has almost 20 years experience in both public and private corporate financial management roles. She has worked as financial controller, vice president, and CFO, growing with and helping to lead a company that was twice acquired by large public infrastructure contractors. Tara has also worked as a consultant to small companies, including a local MWBE contractor. Tara received her Bachelor of Arts and MBA degrees from Utica College. Tara is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Construction Financial Management Association. 

Greg Papke


Greg Papke began in the construction industry helping on jobsites of his family-owned contracting business. After managing that business he went to work for the second largest general contractor in western NY. Greg offers consulting on various software packages and in 2002 he became a certified Timberline consultant. Over the last 15 years he has worked with hundreds of construction companies across New York and Canada. Greg received his Bachelor of Arts and MBA degrees from the University at Buffalo and holds CSI CDT/CCCA and USGBC LEED AP accreditations.  

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