Buckno Lisicky & Company

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Serving our region over 50 years!

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Bruce A. Palmer, CPA

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A 1974 graduate of Bangor Area High School, Bruce received an Associates Degree in Accounting from Northampton Community College in 1977 and a BS degree in Business with a concentration in Accounting from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in 1979.

He began employment with Buckno Lisicky & Company in January 1980, qualified as a CPA in 1984 and became a Shareholder/Director of the firm in 1989.

Bruce and his wife Judith live in Lower Nazareth Township. He enjoys wine tasting, watches Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey and follows his daughters’, Amanda and Sara, employment and life adventures.

Professional Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Estate Planning Council of Lehigh Valley
  • Society of Financial Service Professionals
  • Financial Planning Association

Community Involvement

  • Bethlehem Rotary Club
    • Past President and Past Treasurer
    • Past Treasurer, Bethlehem Rotary Foundation
    • Multiple Paul Harris Fellow
  • Northampton Community College
    • Past Foundation Board Chair; Member of the Executive Committee, Audit Committee, Finance Committee and Recruitment & Development Committee
    • Board of Trustees – Vice Chair; Audit Committee Chair, Negotiations Committee Chair
    • Alumni Association Board – Emeritus Member
    • Lehigh Valley Food and Wine Festival – Committee Member
  • Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem
    • Past President and Emeritus Member of Board of Directors
  • Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites
    • Past Board Member, Past Chairman and Treasurer of Board
  • Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
    • Past Treasurer
    • Past Board Member
  • Bethlehem Area Moravians
    • Audit Committee Member
  • Moravian Village of Bethlehem
    • Board Member
  • Lehigh Valley Community Foundation
    • Past Board of Governors and Development Committee Member

Honors and Recognition

  • 2001 NCC Alumni Association – President’s Award
  • 2007 NCC 40th Anniversary – Fabulous 40 Alumni Honor
  • 2009 United Way Campaign Rising Star Award
  • 2010 Lehigh Valley Suits – Accounting Category Honoree
  • 2015 Historic Bethlehem Holiday Dinner & Auction – Individual Honoree
  • 2017 NCC 50th Anniversary – 50 Programs and Fields Honoree
  • 2017 Lehigh Valley Community Foundation – Service to Philanthropy Award
  • 2018 Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber – Volunteer of the Year Award

Areas of Expertise

  • Architectural Firms
  • Bookkeeping Services/QuickBooks® Consulting
  • Dental Practices
  • Estate/Retirement Planning
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Practices
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Retail Businesses