Welcome to Cunningham, Stauring and Associates. With a combined 58 years of experience we can assist with all your financial needs.

Meet Our Staff

Joel Stauring

joel-stauringJoel is the managing partner of the company. He is an accountant who specializes in business planning and tax preparation for farms, small businesses, not-for-profits and trusts. Joel has over 15 years experience in business as a business banker, financial advisor and consultant for small businesses. He joined the US Army after high school and was stationed in Hawaii for 5 years where he later earned his undergraduate and Master’s in Business Administration degrees from Hawaii Pacific University. Joel is a native of Arkport, where he currently resides with his wife and three children. In his free time, Joel enjoys hunting and spending time with his family.

Sashi Racho

sashi-rachoSashi is a CPA with over 15 years experience working with large and small businesses. She graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in accounting and earned her CPA certification in 1994. Sashi worked as a senior auditor with Coopers & Lybrand in NYC and has held accounting, tax and management positions with several other companies before working at CSA. Sashi lives in Alfred with her husband, three children and two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys running, reading and yoga.


Steve Cunningham

steve-cunninghamSteve is the founder of the company and is semi-retired. He has over 40 years experience in accounting. Steve has operated multiple businesses in addition to his tax practice. Steve’s education and broad range of experience provide him knowledge over most personal and business tax areas. He graduated from Clarkson University in 1971 with Bachelors in Accounting and after working for another local accounting firm he started his own practice in 1978. Steve earned his CPA certification in 1987. Steve resides in Spring Hill Florida with his wife and family. Steve enjoys traveling, hiking, golfing and hunting in his free time.


Julie E. Ingham

julie-inghamJulie is the Payroll Clerk. She has been with Cunningham Stauring & Associates since 2012. Julie has over 20 year experience in banking, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bookkeeping and payroll. Julie is a native of Hornell where she lives with her husband and they share 4 children together. When Julie is not working she enjoys spending a great deal of time with her family, exercising, traveling (when time allows it), and listening to music with her husband.