Robert M. Glaser, CPA, Chairman of the Board, Freed Maxick CPAs has been named a member of the board of directors of both Financial Institutions, Inc. and Five Star Bank. Mr. Glaser is a New York State-certified public accountant and Chairman of the Board at Freed Maxick CPAs, PC. Previously, he was the Managing Director of Freed Maxick. He is a member of the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission for the Eighth Judicial District, and is on the editorial advisory board of CPA Managing Partner Report. Mr. Glaser is the past chairman of Erie County Stability Authority, and past board member of International Imaging Materials, Inc. He has served as a member of the audit committee of Kaleida Health, and has served on numerous for-profit and non-profit business and cultural boards throughout Western New York.