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LAURA K. EMACK, CPA

Laura is a graduate of the University of Maine and has been in public accounting since 1978. Laura serves as the firm's Quality Control Manager for financial statements. Laura is a member of the AICPA and the Maine Society of CPA's. Laura enjoys writing various articles and plays, she resides in Prospect with her husband Jack.

JUSTIN A. HAYES, CPA

Justin graduated in 2013 from the University of Maine at Presque Isle, with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and a minor in Accounting. He joined the firm in 2015 following the completion of his Masters of Business Administration degree from Husson University. Justin is responsible for tax return preparation as well as performing compilations and review engagements. He is orginally from Dover-Foxcroft and now lives in Bangor with his wife Samantha and their son Michael along with their two dogs, Ally and Brass.

MICHELE M. HERSEY

Michele is a 1995 graduate of the University of Maine and previously worked as a Sr. Tax Accountant with IDEXX Labs. She joined HEC in 2007 and practices in our tax practice preparing various corporate, partnership and individual tax returns. Michelle is an active member of the local youth hockey program and currently resides in Brewer with her husband Chris and their two children.

DONALD E. HIGGINS, CPA

Donald graduated from Thomas College in Waterville with a Bachelor's degree in accounting in 1986 and has worked in public accounting ever since. He joined the firm in 2017, and brings with him a wealth of experience in income taxation as well as governmental and nonprofit accounting. Donald is a member of the AICPA and resides in Pittsfield with his wife Marjorie and their two daughters.

BETH A. JOHNSON

Beth is a 2016 graduate from the University of Maine at Orono with a Masters in Business Administration. She joined the firm in January of 2017 and is currently a CPA candidate. Beth is responsible for tax return preparation and small business accounting. She is originally a Washington County native and now lives in Orono. She enjoys spending time with her finance' Todd and their adult children along with their families.

AMANDA N. KING, CPA

Amanda graduated from Husson University in 2010 and has been with the firm ever since. Amanda practices in the firms extensive tax practice and also participates in various audit, review and compilation engagements. Amanda currently resides in Bradley with her husband Brad, two boys Nolan and Madden, and their cat Roxi.

GENEVA LEE

Geneva is a graduate of Thomas College in Waterville and is responsible for the firms bookkeeping services, QuickBooks advising, and payroll tax preparation. Geneva joined our firm in 2008 and has been working with public accounting for over 25 years. She currently resides in Newport with her two children. Geneva enjoys spending time outdoors and with her family.

KELSEY A. NASON

Kelsey is a 2016 graduate of Husson University with a Master's of Business Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. She is currently studying to prepare for the CPA exam. Kelsey has worked for the firm for the past two tax seasons. She is originally from Winthrop and now resides in Brewer. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and her dog Bentley.

PAUL A. SPEED

Paul is a graduate of Husson University and has been with the firm since 1998. Paul is responsible for various tax services including review of tax returns. Paul participates in compilation, review and audit engagements. Paul is also the varsity soccer coach for Central High School and truly enjoys all sports. Paul and his wife Erin live in Corinth with their three children.

LYNDSEY C. VIOLETTE

Lyndsey is a graduate from the University of Maine at Machias and Husson University. She joined our firm in 2011 and is responsible for some of the firms audit engagements as well as performing compilation's, reviews and tax engagements. In her spare time Lyndsey enjoys spending time with family, her husband, daughter and their two German Shorthaired Pointers.

YE ZHENG

Ye is a graduate of Husson University. She joined the firm in January 2018 and is currently studying for the CPA exam. Ye is originally from China and now lives in Hampden. In her spare time, Ye enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children.

CONNIE LYNCH

Connie is responsible for some of the firms bookkeeping services, QuickBooks advising, and payroll tax preparation. Connie joined our firm in 2014 and has been working in office management, bookkeeping and payroll positions for over 40 years. She currently resides in Brewer. Connie enjoys riding her Harley-Davidson motorcycle and spending time with her family and friends.

SALLY WIGHT - Administrative Assistant