Meet Our Team

Matthew Taylor, CPA

St. Bonaventure University
BBA, Accounting

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Matt was promoted to President in January 2017 after 10 years of placement experience with AP, combined with his 14 years of industry experience. He will continue to lead the Financial Placement Division in Rochester, oversee the Syracuse NY office, as well as seek out new opportunities for growth within and outside of the Upstate NY marketplace. His focus is placement of mid to executive level accounting, finance, and human resource positions. Matt’s success comes from partnering with clients to determine their specific internal personnel needs leveraging 14 years of his public accounting, large, and small company experience.

Professional Affiliations

New York State Society of CPA’s (NYSSCPA)
– Rochester Board Member (current), NextGen Committee Chairman (2010 – 2017)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
– Member
Institution for Internal Auditors (IIA)
– Board of Directors

Community Affiliations

Flower City Habitat for Humanity
– Board Member, Volunteer Experience Committee Member
Webster Community Baseball (Rattlers)
– Board Member, Treasurer
Troop 163
– Webmaster, Merit Bridge Counselor
CURE Childhood Cancer Association
– Board Member, Fundraising Committee Member (former)
Pack 163
– Den Leader (former)
Webster Athletic Association
– Assistant Coach (T-Ball, Soccer, Football)

Mark Pautler
Founder, Managing Partner

University of Buffalo
BS, School of Management

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Mark is the Managing Partner of AP Professionals of New York which includes our three offices in Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse NY. Mark founded AP Professionals of Rochester in 1996, and has recruited and sold in the staffing industry since 1987. Mark also has ownership in our AP Arizona office and the newly opened office in Portland, Oregon.

Professional Affiliations

Vistage International since 2012
Institute of Management Accountants
– Board Member since 1988
Brockport Accounting Advisory Board

Community Affiliations

Pluta Cancer Center
Golisano Children’s Hospital Stroll for Kids
Ronald McDonald House
McQuaid Jesuit Bash

Sue Wallace
Sue Wallace
Placement Director

Nazareth College
BS, Business Administration

Position, Professional Experience & Background

Sue Wallace is a Placement Director for our Syracuse, NY office.  Sue joined AP in March 2015, bringing more than 25 years of Business Development, Management and Networking experience in the Syracuse Business Community to assist candidates and clients with professional staffing placements.

Sue is excited to leverage her passion for helping to “connect” people with opportunities in her role with AP, where she will focus on staffing administrative, human resource and accounting positions on a temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct hire basis.  She brings a consultative, solutions-focused approach to her interaction with clients and job candidates, helping to make the perfect employee-company match.  For over 20 years, AP Professionals has built a solid reputation in the Rochester and Buffalo markets by focusing on Relationships That Last A Lifetime.  Sue is focused on continuing to grow AP’s solid reputation in the Syracuse Business Community by assisting candidates and clients with solutions to their staffing needs and specific requirements.

Professional Affiliations
  • CenterState CEO, Member
  • National and Central New York Society of Human Resource Management, Member
  • Manufactuers Alliance of New York State (MACNY), member
  • Manufacturers Alliance of New York State (MACNY) BBusiness Development Council, Member
 Community Affiliations
  • Clearpath for Veterans, Volunteer
Ann Marie Warner
Placement Director
Position, Professional Experience & Background

Ann Marie Warner has joined AP in May, 2016 as a Placement Coordinator for our Syracuse, NY office. She is a strategic business professional with over 25 years of significant contributions to her clients within the Service and Staffing industries.  Ann Marie has a strong client focus with genuine interest in working with and helping people.  She is highly creative and resourceful when assisting her clients to achieve their vision.

Ann Marie has “hit the ground running” with AP Professionals to leverage her “trusted advisor” experience and relationships in the Syracuse market while building upon the solid reputation of the company from its roots in the Upstate Buffalo and Rochester regions. She embraces the power of networking to keep AP Professionals current and relevant in the local Staffing industry for AP’s clients while being proud to stand by AP’s simple yet powerful pursuit of the Golden Rule…TO TREAT OTHERS LIKE YOU WOULD WANT TO BE TREATED.

Professional Affiliations

CenterState CEO, Member

National and Central New York Society of Human Resource Management, Member

Manufacturers Alliance of New York State (MACNY), Member


Community Affiliations

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Syracuse

Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research