Our Staff

Lucinda Saxton

Managing Partner, CPA

Cindy joined Saxton, Kocur & Associates, LLP in January, 1988 as a staff accountant and became managing partner of the firm in 2009. She works with individuals and closely-held businesses, as well as organizations and businesses in construction, manufacturing, financial and nonprofit industries in audit and taxation capacities. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from SUNY Fredonia and a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work. Cindy is a member of the American Institute of CPAs. Cindy is a board member of the Jamestown Audubon Society. She is treasurer of the Bemus Area Youth Soccer Organization and was past treasurer of St. Susan Soup Kitchen. Cindy lives with her husband and three children. She enjoys reading, gardening, and coaching soccer in her free time.

Robert Kocur

Partner, CPA

Rob joined Saxton, Kocur & Associates, LLP in 1985. He progressed from a staff accountant, to an audit manager, and became a partner in January of 2009. Rob has an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration from Jamestown Community College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Saint Bonaventure University. Rob is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs. He is also the treasurer of the Friends of the Chautauqua County Child Advocacy Program. Rob enjoys morning walks, working out, spending long hours at Starbucks reading, and taking his annual Halloween Caribbean cruise, dressing up as an accounting super hero.

Kristine Denslow

Audit Manager, CPA

Kris started her career at Saxton, Kocur & Associates, LLP in 1996. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the University at Buffalo. Kris is the firm’s Audit Manager and specializes in not for profit organizations. Kris is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs. She is also on the board of the Prendergast Library in Jamestown, New York and is a member of the Kiwanis.

Xena VanDewark

Manager, CPA

Xena began working for the firm in 2001. Prior to working for Saxton, Kocur & Associates, LLP, she had four years of bookkeeping and tax preparation experience. Xena has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Penn State. Xena is the firm’s Audit Manager and specializes in corporations and tax. She is certified in New York State and Pennsylvania. Xena is also a member of the New York State Society of CPAs. She is the VP of the American Red Cross of Southwestern New York and is on the Finance Committee of the America Red Cross of Western New York. Xena enjoys four wheeling, horseback riding, hiking, reading, and kayaking.

Cody Gustafson

Staff Accountant

Cody began working at Saxton, Kocur & Associates, LLP in 2012. She graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Accountancy in May 2012. She also holds an Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration/Accounting from Jamestown Business College. She completed an internship during her years at Fredonia with a local accounting firm. Cody moved to Jamestown from New Mexico in 2006. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, bowling and spending time with family. She is currently studying for the CPA Exam.

Sierra Saxton

Staff Accountant

Sierra began working at Saxton, Kocur & Associates, LLP in 2012. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Accountancy and is studying for the CPA exam. She enjoys reading, drawing, and coaching soccer.

Meaghan Dykstra

Office Manager

Meaghan began working at Saxton, Kocur & Associates, LLP in 2013. She has an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Jamestown Community College. In her free time, Meaghan enjoys basketball, reading, and sewing. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.

Susan Williams

Bookkeeper

Sue started at Saxton, Kocur & Associates, LLP in 2009. Before her work at the firm, she had five years of prior bookkeeping experience. Sue has an Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration/Accounting from Jamestown Business College. In her free time, Sue enjoys refinishing furniture, antiquing and she is also a miniaturist.