Community Involvement


At Bates CPAs we encourage community involvement and volunteerism.  We recognize not only the benefits the firm receives from such activities, but also consider it important to give back to the Community.

The following are a few commitments which have been made by associates of Bates CPAs in recent years:

Cynthia A. Bates, CPA – Managing Principal

  • 2016 member of the golf committee for Center for Head Injury Services
  • President of Above Par Warriors Foundation, Inc. since its inception in 2013
  • 2015 and 2014 Ambassador for Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce
  • 2012, 2011 and 2010 member of the Northwest Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • 2012 and 2011 co-chairman of the annual golf classic for the Northwest Chamber of Commerce
  • 2014, 2013 and 2012 member of marketing committee for the St. Charles County Rhythm & Ribs event benefiting St. Charles County Community College
  • 2012 sponsor of YMCA golf tournament
  • Awarded the 2011 “Betty O’Keefe” volunteer of the year award from the Northwest Chamber of Commerce
  • 2011 and 2010 treasurer of Northwest Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • Member of the 2011 underwriting committee for the St. Louis Urban Cowboy Event benefiting the American Cancer Society