Adams Samartino Partners

The Partners

 
Diane V. Libby, CPA and Partner at Adams Samartino in Bristol, CTMichael V. Adams, CPA
mva@adamssamartinocpa.com

Mike began his career in public accounting in 1979 at a small practice in Bristol‚ CT following his graduation from Central Connecticut State College‚ where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. In 1985‚ he was made a partner in Skelte Adams & Company. With the arrival of Michael Samartino as a partner in 1993‚ the growing firm changed its name to Adams Samartino & Co.‚ CPAs. Mike is a current member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants, and a past member of its Tax Committee‚ on which he was recognized for the article he wrote about retirement published in the CSCPA monthly magazine. Dedicated to his community‚ Mike has served as a board member of many civic organizations, including three years as Chairman of the Board of the Bristol Hospital Inc. Mike is a longtime resident of Bristol, where he resides with his wife‚ Eileen, and two sons‚ Thomas and Steven.
Diane V. Libby, CPA and Partner at Adams Samartino in Bristol, CTMichael J. Samartino, CPA,
mjs@adamssamartinocpa.com

Mike graduated in 1982 from Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He began his career as a staff accountant at Blum Shapiro in West Hartford, where‚ in December 1990‚ he was promoted to partner. Mike left Blum Shapiro in October of 1993 to return to his hometown of Bristol‚ CT and begin what is now Adams Samartino & Co.‚ CPAs. Mike and his wife Kathy reside in Bristol, where they raised their two grown children‚ Michael and Emily. Throughout his career‚ Mike has been involved in many professional and volunteer organizations‚ including serving as the current treasurer of The Bristol Boys and Girls Club and Family Center‚ Inc. He is also a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Diane V. Libby, CPA and Partner at Adams Samartino in Bristol, CTDiane V. Libby, CPA,
dvl@adamssamartinocpa.com

Diane joined Adams Samartino & Co.‚ CPAs as a partner in 1996, coming from the regional firm Blum‚ Shapiro and Co, where she was made a tax partner in 1990. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Bentley College in 1982 and a Master’s Degree in Taxation from the University of Hartford in 1987. Diane is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally‚ she serves on the Board of Governor’s for Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, where she was Chairman of the Board for 3 1/2 years. She is a corporator for Torrington Savings Bank and Brooker Memorial Inc.‚ and also volunteers with many other civic and charitable organizations. Diane lives in Torrington with her husband Mark and her two daughters Kathleen and Sarah.
Christopher T. Elliot, CPA and Partner at Adams Samartino in Bristol, CTChristopher T. Elliot, CPA,
cte@adamssamartinocpa.com

Chris is a 1997 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Following graduation‚ Chris developed his public accounting skills while working for Capossella Cohen‚ LLC‚ S. Grove and Associates, LLC and Marenna Pia and Associates, LLC. Furthering his career‚ he joined Adams Samartino & Co.‚ CPAs in 2005 and was admitted as a partner in 2007. He is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants and serves as a board member and vice chair for the Bristol Adult Resource Center. He is also a past member of the Tunxis Community Foundation. Chris and his wife Alison reside in Cheshire‚ CT‚ where they are raising their sons Andrew and Matthew.