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Paul C. Atkinson
Paul C. Atkinson
President and Chief Executive Officer

"At CCCS, we are our own scriptwriters, and the play is never finished; no matter what our age, position or place in life...we can make a difference. Our Agency's impact on our Clients is immeasurable. We do it by our reminding them of the words of Reinhold Niebar, 'Change what you can. Accept what you cannot change and ask for the wisdom to know the difference.'"

Noelle Carter
Noelle Carter
Chief Administrative Officer

"I was interested for working with a non-profit where the main focus was on helping the consumer."

Scott Laughlin
Scott Laughlin
Vice President - Community & Creditor Relations

"I love working at CCCS because I have seen first-hand how important the role of CCCS is to its clients and I wanted to be part of it! It is very fulfilling to know that every day I work, I have helped to make a difference in someone's life."


Mark Twarog
Mark Twarog
Vice President - Information Technology

"I work at CCCS of Buffalo knowing I can make a difference for people in need of our services. I love working with every single person here."

Sonya Goins-Singletary
Sonya Goins-Singletary
Certified Financial Counselor

"CCCS of Buffalo is able to educate all clients that we come into contact with. It can be as small as providing information on where to obtain a credit report or how to budget to become financially independent."

Lisa Frankenberger
Lisa Frankenberger
Certified Financial Counselor

"I love working for an organization that's primary focus is helping people. This job enables me to utilize my financial background and combine it with my passion for helping/educating people and helping them take control of their financial future."

David Atkinson
David Atkinson
Certified Financial Counselor

"The Staff at CCCS is what makes the difference in this great organization. The Counselors are your guides and educators on a personalized path to financial success. The first step may be the toughest, but with holistic guidance from CCCS you will be able to see a brighter financial future."

Mike Florczak
Michael Florczak
Certified Financial Counselor

"Working for CCCS gives me the opportunity to use and share my 20+ years of financial service knowledge to assist the Agency in its mission and help consumers throughout WNY with credible advice and guidance with their financial situations."

Carissa DiRado
Carissa Dirado
Certified Financial Counselor

"CCCS of Buffalo is an Agency that is committed to improving our community through education and knowledge. We help people sleep at night by worrying less about debt and having a plan. I choose to work for CCCS because I enjoying helping others."

Jim Ingham
Jim Ingham
Certified Financial Counselor

"CCCS is a jewel in Western New York with the financial counseling services it offers to our community members.It is a great pleasure working with such a professional group of people with such high integrity and depth of knowledge."

Therese Melchiorre
Therese Melchiorre
Certified Financial Counselor

"CCCS of Buffalo is an Agency that is committed to improving our community through education and knowledge. We help people sleep at night by worrying less about debt and having a plan. I choose to work for CCCS because I enjoying helping others."

Robert Dunn
Robert Dunn
Community Outreach Manager

"Working at CCCS of Buffalo has been an amazing experience. This non- profit organization helps people from every demographic and it is a pleasure to be working with a group of people that are focused on helping our community."


Lyn Marie Balla
Lyn Marie Balla
Accounting Manager

"CCCS of Buffalo is a tremendous asset to our community. Our friendly and compassionate staff give people the tools to make significant improvements in their financial futures. It is an honor to be a part of this team."

Jaime Bergeron
Jaime Bergeron
Counseling Intake Specialist

"CCCS changes clients' lives just by letting them know they are not alone and we are here for them. We offer many different resources for them, and our counselors are very caring and supportive."

Janet Webb
Janet Webb
Client Support Specialist

"It is a great organization to work for. The staff is wonderful just like family to me and I enjoy helping people with their financial situation."

Patty Ann Baker
Patty Ann Baker
Client Support Specialist
"When I worked in retail banking I struggled to find ways to truly help my clients that were having credit and financial difficulties. Working at CCCS has allowed me to be part of an organization that provides real, positive benefits for people in need."
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Ann Falls

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Lynn Hoffman

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Edward Williams
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