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Bergmann hires CPA Andrew Nisbet as new Controller

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Andrew Nisbet, CPA, has joined national architecture, engineering and planning firm Bergmann as controller. Based in the Rochester, New York, headquarters, Nisbet oversees the firm’s financial team with responsibilities to provide financial reporting and insights to Bergmann’s executive leadership team. Among Nisbet’s first initiatives as controller is to streamline and automate the firm’s financial functions with the implementation of technology solutions that will improve the experience of Bergmann team members and clients alike.

“In every industry, finance and accounting included, technology is evolving quicker than ever before. Andrew is well-equipped to help Bergmann implement the appropriate tools and processes for our team’s needs and to ensure that the measures implemented are applied seamlessly among our employees and clients,” said Scott Lockwood, chief financial officer, Bergmann.

Prior to joining Bergmann, Nisbet served as director at JC Jones & Associates. In this role he was responsible for fostering positive client relationships, helping drive engagement success by reducing timeline and budget. Nisbet also conducted in depth process reviews, identifying deficiencies and inefficiencies and developing and implementing time phased action plans, and executed construction project audits to ensure contract integrity through billing and work performed.

“Though Andrew’s role is more internal in nature, his work directly impacts our clients. His previous experience has given him a strong understanding of client relationship management which will lend well to his new role,” continued Lockwood.

Nisbet serves on the board of directors for the Institute of Management Accountants Rochester Chapter. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Alfred University.


For four decades, Bergmann architects, engineers and planners have been delivering results to clients across the United States and Canada. This team of more than 450 professionals spans the Northeast, Midwest and Atlantic regions. Bergmann develops connections with partners and communities to create dynamic, creative solutions that will stand the test of time, while promoting environmental and functional sustainability. Projects in the Bergmann portfolio range from signature buildings and commercial developments to critical transportation infrastructure and community planning. For more information, visit