Our People

We employ and champion exceptional accounting professionals who are passionate about what they do.

Our Team

The partners, professional staff and administrative professionals at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts share the common traits of thorough professionalism and unquestionable integrity. Individually, each one of our Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) brings their own nuances of expertise to the table for our clients. Their leadership is the driving force behind the service-oriented philosophy of Leone, McDonnell & Roberts.

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  • Evan J. Stowell President, Managing Partner

    Evan joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2002 following his college graduation.

  • John (“Jack”) D. Callahan, Jr. Treasurer, Partner

    Jack joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 1985.

  • Paula J. Daley DePlanche Vice President, Partner

    Paula joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 1988 and was admitted to partnership in 2005.

  • Shauna I. Brown Secretary, Partner

    Shauna joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2006 and was appointed Vice President, Partner in 2016.

  • Peter R. Ventura Vice President, Partner

    Peter has been a member of the Leone, McDonnell & Roberts team since 2003.

  • Christopher J. McKay Vice President, Partner

    Christopher joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2009 and was admitted to the firm’s partner group in 2020.

  • Jason Gaskell Vice President, Partner

    Jason launched his career with us in 2009 after graduating from the University of New Hampshire. He is a Partner in our Dover, NH office.

  • Thomas W. Roberts Principal

    Tom joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 1987 and currently works in the firm’s North Conway and Wolfeboro offices.

  • Joseph F. Quinn, Jr. Principal

    Joe currently works out of the firm’s Stratham, NH office, where he is responsible for managing client relationships and staff. He also oversees client development.

  • Tavia D. Cederberg Principal

    In her role as Principal, Tavia oversees work performed by the firm’s staff level employees, such as audits, reviews, compilations and tax preparation.

  • Ryan T. Maran Manager

    Ryan joined our Wolfeboro office in 2013 as a University of New Hampshire cum laude graduate.

  • Brieanna Pettengill Manager

    Brieanna joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2011. She is a Manager in our Dover, NH office.

  • Angela M. Zakon Supervisor

    Angela joined the Leone, McDonnell & Roberts team in 2008 and currently serves as Supervisor in our North Conway office.

  • Laura O’Keefe Supervisor

    Laura joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2016. She is a Supervisor in our Stratham, NH branch.

  • Lynn E. Kasch Supervisor

    Lynn has been with Leone, McDonnell & Roberts since 2002. She is Supervisor at our firm, working in our Dover and Wolfeboro, NH locations.

  • Katie Bell Supervisor

    Katie arrived at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts after graduating summa cum laude from the University of New Hampshire in 2012, going on to earn a Master of Science in Accounting in 2013.

  • Kimberly McLaughlin Supervisor

    Kimberly started her career at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2015 after graduating summa cum laude from Plymouth State University where she earned the distinction of being a Top 20 Senior.

  • Abby Lamothe Supervisor

    A licensed New Hampshire CPA, Abby Lamothe joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2018. She first started with the firm as an intern in the summer of 2014, while she was completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of New Hampshire.

  • Christine Chrysafidis Senior

    Christine first started at Leone, McDonnel & Roberts as an intern in the summer 2017. She joined our team full-time in 2018 after her college graduation.

  • Jill Guptill Senior

    Senior Accountant Jill Guptill joined the firm in 1995. She is a graduate of Pensacola Christian College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

  • Molly Burns Senior

    After multiple internships with Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, Molly joined the firm after earning her Master of Science in Accounting in 2019. She is currently a Senior Accountant with the firm.

  • Robert Franger Senior

    Robert is another intern success story here at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts. He interned with us for one audit season and two tax seasons before joining our team full-time in 2019. He earned his Master’s from the University of New Hampshire and is now a Senior Accountant with the firm.

  • Megan McDonald Staff

    Staff Accountant Megan McDonald earned an Associate of Science in Accounting and Bachelor of Science in Business at Husson University, where she graduated summa cum laude. She also earned her MBA from Husson University in 2019.

  • Peter Dukas Staff

    Like so many members of the Leone, McDonnell & Roberts team, Peter started with us as an intern while an undergrad at the University of New Hampshire. He joined the team full-time as a Staff Accountant after he graduated from UNH in 2020.

  • Daniel Krivitsky Staff

    Daniel works at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts as a Staff Accountant. Graduating from the University of New Hampshire, Dan earned his degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Finance. He also holds a minor in Forensic Accounting.

  • Stephanie Eno Staff

    Stephanie Eno is a Staff Accountant in our Dover office. She has an extensive accounting background, helping clients with tax and audit needs. Stephanie graduated from the University of Vermont with an accounting degree and a minor in finance.

  • Sydney Carlisle Staff

    Sydney joined the firm in the summer of 2021, after completing a busy season internship with us. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Hampshire with a BS in Business Administration and a concentration in Accounting.

  • Hannah Cloutier Staff

    A Staff Accountant in the Dover office, Hannah joined LMR after graduating from the University of New Hampshire in 2022.

  • Griffin Hill Staff

    A graduate of Endicott College, Griffin joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2022 as a Staff Accountant in our North Conway office.

  • Zane Angelopoulos Staff

    Zane joined the firm in 2022 as a Staff Accountant in our Dover office after graduating from New England College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

  • Kerri Hanson Staff

    Volunteer, world traveler, and avid problem-solver. Kerri is a Staff Accountant at LMRPA who joined the team in 2022. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Anselm College and her master’s from Merrimack College.

  • Sharon Verrilli Client Accounting Specialist

    Sharon joined LMR in 2022 as a Client Accounting Specialist. She graduated from the University of New Haven, Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in Financial Accounting.

  • Donna Bouchard Administrative Assistant

    Since 1991, Donna has been a valued team member at the firm. Upon earning a degree in business sciences from the University of Maine – Augusta in 1978, Donna joined the workforce, building a career that spans four decades.

  • Cathleen Clough Human Resources Administrator

    Cathleen Clough is the Leone, McDonnell & Roberts Human Resources Administrator. Cathleen joined the team in 2006 bringing with her valuable HR and administrative experience.

  • Kathleen Engel Accounting Manager

    Accounting Manager Kathleen Engel is one of our longest tenured employees with over three decades of experience with the firm. She’s our go-to resource for a wide range of accounting and bookkeeping tasks.

  • Leslie Gordon Administrative Assistant

    Leslie is an Administrative Assistant, currently supporting our Stratham office.  She earned an associate’s degree in Business Administration from SNHU, and her extensive professional experience helps our clients reach their goals.

  • Michelle Kraft Project Manager

    Michelle joined the LMR team in 2022 as a Project Manager. She brings valuable operational and strategic planning experience to the firm.

  • Cindy Landry Administrative Assistant

    Cindy is an Administrative Assistant & Collections Specialist at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts. She has an extensive professional background that makes her a respected member of the team.

  • Amanda Reimers Administrative Assistant

    Amanda joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2022 as an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist supporting our Dover office. A graduate of Leslie University, Amanda brings valuable experience and skills to our team.

  • Elizabeth “Betty” Roome Administrative Assistant

    Elizabeth “Betty” Roome joined the LMRPA team in 2017 as an Administrative Assistant.

  • Sarah Scheffer Marketing Director

    Sarah joined the Leone, McDonnell & Roberts team in early 2018. In her role as Marketing Director, Sarah manages a wide range of marketing and communication efforts for the firm.

  • Gigi Eggers Affordable Housing Consultant

    Gigi Eggers, CPA, MBA, has more than 30 years of public and private accounting experience with more than 25 years in the affordable housing industry.

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