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Our Staff

Our Team

Molly E. Wanzenried, CPA

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 313

Molly began her career with Gray Locey CPA PC and rejoined the firm in 2019 as a Partner. She has a wide range of experience working with individuals as well as small and large businesses assisting them with their financial, accounting and tax needs. Though Molly represents clients in a variety of industries, she has considerable experience with law firms, real estate, agribusiness and medical practices. Molly works with many closely held businesses as an extension of their professional team to assist with each client’s unique objectives.

Molly is an active member of the Finance Committee of Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. She previously served as a board member of the William Warfield Scholarship Fund and as a Finance Committee member for the Hochstein School of Music and Dance.

James G. Saylor, CPA

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 314

A graduate of SUNY Geneseo with over 16 years of experience in public accounting and four years of private accounting experience. Jim has a wealth of experience in business and personal taxation. His areas of expertise range from federal, state and international taxation to consultation on a variety of business transactions and organizational structures. Jim has extensive experience with partnership taxation in the real estate and hospitality services area. Servicing closely held businesses in a variety of industries, Jim is able to find tax savings for clients that are often times overlooked in both complex and straight forward situations. Jim has significant experience working with high-net-worth individuals on a variety of matters including business consultation, insurance, investments, retirement and estate planning. In his free time Jim likes to spend time with his family in the outdoors, including golfing, fishing and exploring the Adirondacks.

Jim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, an active member of the Penfield wrestling and football boosters and the past president and treasurer of the Penfield softball booster program.

Richard N. Gray, CPA

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 301

Richard has represented clients in construction, real estate, financial, manufacturing, technology, service, medical, retail, and not-for-profit industries. His experience includes auditing, accounting, taxation, management consulting, projections, valuations, business acquisition and investigative accounting.

Richard graduated from SUNY-Binghamton in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting He joined the CPA firm Cortland L. Brovitz & Co., P.C. and became a principal shareholder of the firm from 1988 to 1995. He continued to build his practice in subsequent years as a partner in a local firm, serving as a mentor and trusted advisor to his clients and staff. In September, 2005 he formed Richard Gray & Company, CPA, P.C. to implement many of the ideas that he has given to his clients into his own firm. In 2010 the firm became Gray Locey, CPA, P.C., operating today as Gray Locey CPA PLLC.

Since 1990, he continues to serve on the Investment Committee of the Rochester Area Community Foundation. Richard is a past President of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester as well as Irondequoit Country Club. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Geva Theater Center, the Rochester Area Community Foundation, Temple Beth-El and the Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester.

He resides in Pittsford, New York with his wife Kim and where his three grown children, Taylor (29), Layna (27) and Sydney (25) frequently visit.

Lori Locey, CPA

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 303

Lori represents clients in service, financial, real estate, medical and construction industries. She specializes in closely held businesses and high net worth individuals, assisting them with bookkeeping, accounting, taxation, acquisitions, succession planning and management consulting.

Lori graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. She practiced with Ronald Kane, CPA in Brighton for 25 years before merging with Richard Gray & Company, CPA, P.C. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Estate Planning Council of Rochester.

Bliss E. Owen, CPA

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 304

Bliss represents closely held businesses in various industries including medical, service, real estate, financial, and construction. In addition to assisting businesses with accounting, taxation, and succession planning she in involved with the business owners consulting on estate planning and personal taxation. She also services individuals that do not have any association with businesses.

Bliss is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She began her accounting career with Cortland L. Brovitz & Co., PC. in 1976. In 2005 she co-founded the Firm of Kasperski Owen & Dinan CPAs, LLC. In December of 2016 she joined Gray Locey CPA PLLC.

Bliss is the Assistant Treasurer of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, Vestry member of the Church of the Incarnation, Board Member of the Corporation for the Relief of Widows and Children of the Clergymen of the Episcopal Church, and serves as a Member and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Urban Choice Charter School. She served for many years on the various Boards of Episcopal Senior Life Communities. Bliss is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Estate Planning Council of Rochester.

Samantha Engler, CPA

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 308

Samantha graduated from Canisius College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting Information Systems. She graduated from Canisius College in 2012 with her MBA in Accounting. After graduation she joined the firm of Gray Locey. She assist clients with audits, review and compilations of financial statements as well as bookkeeping and tax preparation for individuals, partnerships, not-for-profit, and corporations.

Rebecca L. Rodriguez, CPA

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 311

Rebecca has experience delivering tax services to small and medium sized businesses in a variety of industries including real estate, auto dealerships, and medical practices. Rebecca’s specific technical expertise lies in multi-state corporation, partnership, and limited liability corporation taxation, including complex income allocations, tax basis, and corporate structure. She takes pride in getting to know the business owners to build trust and provide insightful analysis around tax planning and tax compliance matters. Building these relationships allows her to consistently provide high quality, valuable solutions to each of her clients.

Prior to joining Gray Locey, CPA, Rebecca worked for a regional public accounting firm and a short time with a national publicly traded company in the private accounting/taxation. Her extensive experience in public accounting provides her with a solid foundation to provide her clients with strategies and solutions that help them achieve their goals. Her experience working in the private industry gives her a unique perspective and understanding of operations and the various challenges her clients may face.

Rebecca is a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting and Information Management. She residences in her hometown of Bergen with her two kids, Isabella and Xander, and her two dogs, Dolly and Brody. In her free time she enjoys listening to all genres of music, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

Daniel Beyer, CPA

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 3307

Daniel joined Gray Locey CPAs in September 2021 as a manager. He is a CPA that has experience working with a wide variety of industries including construction, dental practices, financial advisors, salons, real estate, sports trading cards, and professional athletes. Along with the different industries, he has worked closely with high net-worth individuals and the business owners in tax compliance work, reviews, compilations, tax projections, tax planning, and various consulting projects.

Daniel, an alumnus of The College at Brockport SUNY ‘13, enjoys recruiting and training of new staff/interns. He keeps up to date on the ever-changing tax landscape and has hosted presentations on various proposed laws with tax provisions. In his spare time, he enjoys going out for adventures with his wife and daughter, watching sports – particularly the UFC and the Green Bay Packers, fantasy football, and traveling. His favorite vacation destinations to date have been Thailand and Belize.

Kyle Hartman

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 306

Kyle graduated from Finger Lakes Community College in 2013 with an Associate in Science degree in Business Administration. He graduated from State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Kyle has prior internship experience in public accounting. He joined Gray Locey, CPA, P.C. in November 2016. He assists clients with reviews and compilations of financial statements as well as bookkeeping and tax preparation for individuals, partnerships, corporations, and trusts. Kyle is currently sitting for the CPA exam.

Kyle is an alumnus of Alpha Kappa Psi, the oldest national professional business fraternity. He also is a member of the AAS Business Program Advisory Board at FLCC. As a survivor he cares deeply about cancer research. In his free time he enjoys hiking and being with his friends and family.

Luiza Hovhannisyan

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 319

Luiza graduated from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in June 2014 with a Master’s degree in Accounting. She joined Gray Locey CPA, P.C. in December of 2017. Luiza assists clients with tax preparation and planning for individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts and estates as well as with bookkeeping, sales tax filing, and financial statements reviews.

Luiza and her husband reside in Brighton together with their two sons. In her free time Luiza enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Jamie Abraham

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 316

Jamie joined Gray Locey in December 2019. He graduated from St. John Fisher College in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a minor in Finance. Jamie is working on getting his CPA.

In his free time Jamie enjoys hiking, spending time with friends and family, and playing with his puppy Kali.

Kyle Lamb

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 305

Kyle joined Gray Locey in August 2020.

Kyle was born and raised in Rochester, NY. She has been preparing individual, partnership and corporate tax returns for many years and has over 20 years of experience with QuickBooks with a wide range of businesses, with particular experience in construction and food service industries. She resides in Irondequoit with her two huskies and enjoys gardening and painting.

Chase Metzger

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 315

Chase graduated from State University of New York (SUNY) at Geneseo in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He was part of the Geneseo club baseball team, the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF), and the Tau-Alpha chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He began working with accounting at a can and bottle redemption center when he was 16. Chase has prior internship experience in public accounting and internal audit. He is currently studying for the CPA exam.

In his free time Chase enjoys golfing, basketball, running, and playing the piano.

Lisa Alvito

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 300

Lisa is the Office Manager at Gray Locey. and has served as an administrator in the accounting profession since 2001. She is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor and provides bookkeeping, tax preparation and planning to clients.

Lisa resides in Greece, NY with her two kids, Avianna & Sebastian.

Maria Alvito-Jorge

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 312

Maria joined Gray Locey in November 2017 as part of the administration team.

Maria is a certified Phlebotomist, which she practices part time along with spending her free time with her daughter Westyn Rose.

Sarah Luciano

Phone 585-244-8080 Ext. 322

Sarah joined Gray Locey in December 2020 as part of the administration team. She is excited to be back in Public Accounting on the administrative team after 10 years in Customer Service. Working at Gray Locey CPA PLLC feels like home with both old and new faces. Sarah loves the variety of her work and accepts each new challenge/ task eagerly. A native of Rochester, Sarah loves to: see new places, meet new people and try new foods: locally, regionally and internationally.