Robert M. States

A CPA with more than 35 years of financial services experience, Bob oversees multiple areas of Cadex’s finance and accounting functions, in addition to corporate planning resources. He works with the company’s executive team and the leadership of its family of brands to assess and improve financial and operational performance throughout the organization.

Bob joined Cadex in June 2023 upon the company’s acquisition of ABC-Amega, Inc., where he has been serving as Chief Financial Officer since 2011. Bob is a former CFO for Liazon Corporation, a Buffalo-based provider of online health insurance services, and Chief Operating Officer for COPC Inc., a leading authority on customer contact center and vendor management operations. He was issued a patent in 2012 (US 8,219,420).

Bob was named to Business First’s 2019 list of C-Level Executives, which recognizes Western New York’s most effective business leaders. He began his career in finance as an accountant for industry leader KPMG. He holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from St. Bonaventure University; and serves on the Board of Directors for SABAH (Spirited Athletes Bold at Heart) as Treasurer.

Residing in East Amherst, NY with his wife Stephanie, Bob is an avid runner, having completed three marathons and six half marathons. For several years, he and his wife have volunteered and served on the board for Brother’s Keeper Outreach, a Western New York food pantry and clothing ministry, where Bob also held the role of Chairperson from 2020 – 2023.