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Our Team

Heather A. Ashton, MBA, MST, CPA


Heather has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1993 and has been practicing in public accounting since 1989. Prior to that she spent four years in private accounting. She received her Master’s in Taxation from Bentley University in 2007. Heather also holds a Master's in Business Administration and B.S. in Accounting from Southern NH University. She specializes in advisory services to small closely-held businesses including business planning and set up, financial reporting and all aspects of tax compliance for individuals, businesses, estates and trusts. Heather is a member of the NH Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Denise Gallagher, EA


Denise is an Enrolled Agent and Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor and has been working in public accounting for over twenty years. She has been in the accounting industry for over thirty years. She specializes in advisory services to small closely-held businesses, tax compliance, financial reporting, QuickBooks trouble-shooting and training, write-up services and payroll.  Email:


Kara Shannon

Administrative Assistant

Kara has been working in public accounting for over ten years and provides client support in tax collation. Kara is in charge of the firm’s administrative functions. Email:



Jacki L. Pepin

Billing Manager

Jacki has over twenty-five years of billing experience mostly in the medical field. Jacki holds a B.S. in Accounting and an Associates in Computer Science. Jacki will be performing all of the Company’s billing functions and will also assist in some administrative functions for the firm. Email:



Lenay S. Richardson

Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

Lenay has provided administrative and bookkeeping support for over twenty years to small businesses in a variety of industries including law offices, hair salons, machine shops, real estate and a fitness franchise.  Lenay holds a B.S. in Business Studies from Southern New Hampshire University and is in charge of our write-up services. Email: