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.

  • John J. Daigneault Vice President, Partner

    John joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 1988 and was admitted to the firm’s partner group in 2000.

  • Thomas W. Roberts Vice President, Partner

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Roger L. Hamel Principal

    Roger joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, Professional Association in 2002. He is well-known throughout the firm for his listening skills.

  • Tavia D. Cederberg Manager

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

  • Jason Gaskell Manager

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Abby Lamothe Senior

    Abby joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts full-time in 2018 as a Senior Accountant. She first started with the firm as an intern in the summer of 2014, while she was completing her college studies.

  • Joseph Payne Senior

    Joseph joined the Leone, McDonnell & Robert team in 2018 upon his graduation from Plymouth State University. He is a Senior Accountant in our Wolfeboro, NH office.

  • Timothy Thompson Senior (Seasonal)

    Tim Thompson is a Senior Accountant and has spent the last seven years in various financial capacities. His unique professional background makes him a valued contributor to our team.

  • Molly Burns Staff

    After multiple internships with Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, Molly joined the firm as a full time Staff Accountant after earning her Master of Science in Accounting in 2019.

  • Robert Franger Staff

    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 as a Staff Accountant, after earning his Master’s from the University of New Hampshire.

  • 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.

  • Eddie Eseppi Staff

    Eddie is a Leone, McDonnell & Roberts Staff Accountant. Eddie graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2017 where he earned a BS in Accounting and a Certificate in Management Information Systems.

  • 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. A recent University of New Hampshire graduate, Dan earned his degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Finance. He also holds a minor in Forensic Accounting.

  • Amanda Berry Staff

    Following her graduation from the University of New Hampshire, Staff Accountant Amanda started her career at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts as a summer intern in 2020, where she received extensive training in tax and audit engagement.

  • Jessica Barlevi Staff

    Jessica joined LMR in February 2021 bringing with her a diverse professional and creative background. She has a Master’s in Accounting from the University of New Hampshire (2020) and has also earned degrees from Dartmouth College (MA) in 2005 and Wheaton College (BA) in 2000.

  • Stephanie Eno Staff Accountant

    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.

  • Jeni Lauder Client Accounting Services Supervisor

    Jeni brings years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting services to the LMR team and to our clients. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Franklin Pierce University in accounting and joined the LMR team in 2021.

  • 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.

  • Cindy Breen 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.

  • Cathleen Clough Firm Administrator

    Cathleen Clough is the Leone, McDonnell & Roberts Firm Administrator. Cathleen joined the team in 2006 bringing with her valuable 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.

  • 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.

  • Tracy Smith Administrative Assistant

    Administrative Assistant Tracy Smith assists clients and works on a wide range of office tasks and projects. She is currently continuing her professional development by taking classes that will enhance her career at LMR.

  • Pamela Van Auken Administrative Assistant

    Highly organized and efficient, Pam, an Administrative Assistant for the Leone, McDonnell & Roberts team in our Wolfeboro office, brings a wealth of experience to our 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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