Sean R. Wandre named to Board of Directors

Certified public accountant Sean R. Wandrei, of Agawam named member of
the Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield Board of Directors

By ELIZABETH R. LaFOND – The Republican, Wednesday, February 18, 2009

AGAWAM – Certified public accountant Sean R. Wandrei, of Agawam, a tax manager at Meyers Brothers Kalicka, P.C., was recently named a member of the Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield Board of Directors.

Wandrei will serve a two-year term as the organization’s treasurer, joining other YPS board members to lead the organization in its stated goals and mission, which is to engage, involve and educate the region’s young professionals through business and career development, volunteerism and philanthropy, and social and cultural opportunities.

“The YPS is gaining momentum with more and more individuals attending our events,” Wandrei said. “YPS brings professionals together to network, share ideas and to build our community in a positive way.”

YPS represents the region’s corporate, nonprofit and cultural interests by engaging a younger demographic in several distinct areas. The group holds various monthly events, including “Third Thursdays,” which is a social and business networking event held at various locations throughout the Pioneer Valley. The next Third Thursday event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 19 p.m. at Champions in Springfield. For information, visit

YPS also holds “CEO Luncheons” that spotlight local business leaders sharing their experiences and tips on how to become successful.

Wandrei’s personal and professional experience matches the goals of YPS. He has 12 years of experience in public accounting, with an emphasis in taxation. A CPA since 2000, he received his bachelor’s degree from Bryant University and will receive his master of taxation degree from the University of Hartford next year.

He has been employed by Meyers Brothers Kalicka, PC since 2004. Meyers Brothers Kalicka, P.C. is the largest independently owned and operated CPA firm based in Western Massachusetts.

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