Grafton “Cap” Willey Named Recipient of the RISCPA Chairman’s Award


Grafton “Cap” Willey

CBIZ Tofias and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C., together the 10th largest accounting and tax provider in the U.S., are pleased to announce that Grafton “Cap” Willey, Managing Director in the Tax Group, is a recipient of the 2016 Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA) Chairman’s Award. This prestigious award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the Society’s endeavors and is based on achievement or development of a new or revitalized program that has contributed to the RISCPA’s success. The candidate is personally selected by the RISCPA President.

Cap was recognized at the RISCPA's 2016 Annual Recognition Reception held on April 26 at the Providence Marriott Hotel. President Robert Mancini stated that “Cap has a long history of helping to make a difference in the important area of advocacy through his continued role on RISCPA’s Government Relations Committee. Additionally, given his specialty in the tax arena, he has served the Society’s Tax Committee well throughout the years.”

Cap has more than 30 years of experience as a tax accountant and consultant to privately-held business owners. Cap is an active advocate for small business issues at the state, regional, and national levels, and was twice selected as the Rhode Island Small Business Accounting Advocate of the Year and once as the New England Small Business Accounting Advocate of the Year by the National Small Business Association (NSBA). In addition, Cap has been a part of the RISCPA Nominating Committee, helping to identify and recruit meaningful talent for the Board.

CBIZ Tofias ( is a leading accounting provider with offices nationwide including Boston and Providence. CBIZ Tofias operates in association with Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. – Tofias New England Division, an independent CPA firm, that delivers audit and other attest services. CBIZ Tofias and Mayer Hoffman McCann work seamlessly together to service their clients. Together, the companies rank as one of the Top Ten accounting providers in the country. (Source: Accounting Today).

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