In the fall of 1995, the accounting firm headed up by Richard J. Brigante and Christopher A. Strong joined forces with John J. Cameron and John P. Watters’ firm to form Brigante, Cameron, Watters & Strong, LLP (BCWS), the largest full-service accounting firm in the South Bay.
The four partners brought together over 80 years of collective experience in public accounting — uniting their strengths and areas of expertise to offer a complete range of high-quality accounting, tax and financial services to clients in almost every industry.
Although we lost Rich Brigante to cancer in December of 1999, his spirit lives on within our firm. His dedication to each client and concern for their well-being and success was an inspiration that remains an integral part of our firm philosophy today.
Forging on into the Millennium, BCWS is sailing strong.
We are rapidly expanding but are still devoted to providing the highest quality of professional services and personal attention our clients have come to know and expect from us.
The firm’s slogan, Helping You Navigate to Financial Success, is at the heart of our ideology.
Our ultimate goal and reward is to see our clients achieve financial success as they define it. Whether that means helping them to reduce their tax burden or assisting them with financial planning to ensure their financial security, the Partners and Professionals at BCWS are committed to providing our clients with the expertise and guidance they need to reach their financial goals.
What Makes Us Different
High-Quality Professional Services
The Partners and Professionals at BCWS are dedicated to providing the highest quality of professional Services. This commitment to uphold high standards of excellence has greatly contributed to the success and first-rate reputation we have achieved.
As evidence of our high-quality standards, our firm has consistently passed the highest level of independent quality control review within the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Peer Review Program.
Expertise and Experience You Can Trust
With over 80 years of collective experience in public accounting, the four Partners at BCWS bring together their extensive backgrounds, knowledge and specializations.
Our firm’s well-established reputation enables us to recruit and retain top accounting Professionals, most of whom have experience working at national accounting firms.
BCWS maintains a highly advanced IT Network complete with state-of-the-art computer equipment capable of efficiently utilizing the latest in Accounting, Tax Filing and Planning Software and Tax Information Databases. This translates into valuable cost and time saving benefits for our clients.
We also help our clients to establish advanced IT Networks and set up user-friendly computerized accounting systems through our affiliation with Information Technology Management.
Expansive Business Network
Our vast network of professional business contacts which includes hundreds of business owners in addition to bankers, stockbrokers, loan brokers and attorneys, serves as an invaluable resource to our clients in both their business and personal lives.
Deeply rooted in our Philosophy is our genuine caring and concern for our clients. The excellent client service, responsiveness and personal attention we give to each and every client are evidence of this commitment.
As natives and long-term residents of the South Bay area, we at BCWS feel a strong affinity for our community and are committed to contributing to it in as many ways as we can. Our community involvement includes serving as board members and financial advisors for a number of local organizations and donating accounting services to non-profit community organizations.
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