LCS&Z Announces New Hire

Branden Elmendorf

LCS&Z, LLP is pleased to announce that Branden Elmendorf, CPA, has joined its team of professionals.

“The Firm is always looking to broaden the range of talented professionals on its team,” said William Lutz, CPA, Managing Partner at LCS&Z. “We are confident that Branden will bring a detailed eye and fresh perspective to his work for the Firm’s clients.”

Elmendorf joins LCS&Z as a tax supervisor, bringing nearly ten years of accounting experience to his role, including three years at another Albany public accounting firm. He serves clients in the Firm’s tax department. In addition to reviewing corporate and individual tax returns, Elmendorf specializes in researching tax and other accounting issues for complex projects.

Elmendorf earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Siena College prior to pursuing a Master of Business Administration at Syracuse University, where he graduated with high honors. During his master’s program, he completed an internship with Ford Motor Company. In his free time, Elmendorf enjoys running, hiking and camping.

LCS&Z is a certified public accounting and consulting firm located in Albany, New York. The firm provides a broad range of traditional and non-traditional services including accounting, audit, business valuation, tax, peer review and management advisory practices. LCS&Z specializes in serving the construction, manufacturing and distribution, medical, retail, and transportation industries. As a member of Integra International, LCS&Z has access to the resources and skills offered by an international association of accounting firms. For more information, visit