Our Team

Scott N. Draper, CPA, MBA

Scott Draper has over 24 years of experience in the Accounting industry.  Scott opened N.Y.T. Certified Public Accountants LLC in 2000.  As a licensed CPA in the state of Maryland and a small business owner in Hagerstown, MD, Scott is actively involved in supporting local small business and non-profits.  From the local auto repair shop, local government, to local doctors & dentists, many clients are proud to call Scott their Accountant.  His no-nonsense, cut to the chase approach and practical advice is comforting to these local business owners who want someone who is on their team.

Scott has extensive experience in performing audits, reviews and compilations, as well as, general bookkeeping and accounting services, tax return preparation and planning, and computerized accounting software implementation and support.

In his free time, Scott enjoys running, playing with his dogs (Willow and Moose) and hitting the road in his Honda CRX.

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Maryland Society of Accounting & Tax Professionals

Education

  • Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Double Major in Accounting & Business Information Systems Shippensburg University
  • Master of Business Administration – Computer Technology Mount Saint Mary’s University

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (C.I.S.A.)
  • Quick Books Certified ProAdvisor

What exactly is a CPA?

John W. McKusker Jr, E.A.

John McKusker Jr has worked in the accounting industry over 18 years, gaining experience in bookkeeping, payroll, and taxation. As a seasoned Enrolled Agent, he is passionate about helping small businesses organize their books, training staff and working with business owners to help them achieve their goals. John lived in Northern Virginia for the majority of the past 20 years but currently lives in Waynesboro, PA with his wife Erin, son John III and daughter Isabelle.
In addition to work at N.Y.T. Certified Public Accountants LLC, John enjoys traveling with his wife & kids, working on his classic VW Beetle, camping and boating. He also enjoys the Washington Redskins, 80’s music and Star Wars movies. (3 parts accountant, 1 part Star Wars geek, 2 parts classic VW enthusiast, a 1 part Washington Redskins fan—how many parts are there again?)

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Enrolled Agents
  • Maryland Society of Enrolled Agents

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Accounting James Madison University

Professional Designations

  • Enrolled Agent (E.A.)
  • Registered Tax Return Preparer (R.T.R.P.)
  • Quick Books Certified ProAdvisor

What is an Enrolled Agent (E.A.) you ask?

Cindy Damewood

Cindy Damewood brings a wealth of varied experience to N.Y.T. Certified Public Accountants with over 20+ years working in corporate America in private industry. Cindy has been working at N.Y.T. Certified Public Accountants, with her brother Scott, for over 10+ years now.  Her professionalism, judgement and business acumen has provided Scott with another set of eyes and ears to lean on during rough times.  She is extremely super detailed while performing her duties at the office.


Outside of the office, Cindy enjoys spending time with her husband Kevin, their son Max, and her extended family.  She currently resides in Boonsboro, MD.

J. Wayne Becker

Wayne is a retired CPA who spent 38 years in public accounting prior to retiring at the end of 2014.  Throughout his public accounting career, he was involved in audits of banks, local governments, not-for-profit organizations and for profit entities.  He has also prepared and reviewed individual and corporate income tax returns for various entities.  Wayne has worked us for several years while he enjoys his retirement.

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