Meet the associates

At Howe, Riley & Howe, our team is responsive, efficient and dedicated to maintaining excellence and continuity in staffing engagements.

  • Abigail Gallagher
    Abigail joined the firm in 2012. She completed courses at Champlain College and at the New Hampshire Community Technical College. Her prior experience includes working as an Accounting Implementation and Support Specialist and an Accounting Assistant.
    My husband and I travelled to Costa Rica and I loved that it was so different than here. It was fascinating that you could be driving on a one lane dirt path for hours and end up in a thriving village. I loved hiking in the rainforests, seeing the active volcanos, white water rafting, and surfing.
  • Andrea Yacavoni
    Andrea joined the firm in 2016. Andrea received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Finance and a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of New Hampshire.
    I live on the Seacoast and enjoy spending my weekends riding around the coast on my moped and relaxing at Rye Beach.
  • Ashley Gelinas
    Ashley joined the firm in 2014. She has been a CPA in the State of New Hampshire since 2015. Ashley received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Management and a minor in Hospitality Management from the University of New Hampshire. She also received her Master of Science in Accounting from the University of New Hampshire.
    I love traveling throughout New England during the summer because there are so many things to do and places to see.
  • Beth Antrobus
    Beth joined the firm in 2002. She has been a CPA in the State of New Hampshire since 2004. Beth received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Wellesley College and her Certificate in Accountancy from Bentley College.
    I am a big animal lover and have been occupied for the last couple of years with training two golden retriever puppies!
  • Claire Kounelas
    Claire joined the firm in 1994. She received her Associates degree in Accounting from Hesser College. Claire’s prior experience includes serving as the VP of Finance for a moving company.
    I love to bowl in the winter and my number one passion is playing golf in the summer!
  • Diane Corcoran
    Diane joined the firm in 2015 and has extensive background in managing commercial real estate and insurance agencies. She received her Bachelors degree in Accounting from NH College. Diane excels at financial statements, budgeting, forensic accounting, and internal accounting among others. Her past experience includes working as a controller and staff accountant, and was self-employed at an environmental engineering firm.
    My favorite season is summer as I spend a lot of my spare time kayaking with my husband and sometimes my two children and their spouses. I love to go out for hours!
  • Holly Hoynacki
    Holly joined the firm in 2012. She has been a CPA in the State of New Hampshire since 2016. Holly received her Bachelors degree in Accounting.
    In my spare time I enjoy hanging out with my rescue beagle mix and trying to bring my 1970’s house into the twenty-first century.
  • Jessica Laurent
    Jessica joined the firm in 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Southern New Hampshire University. Her prior experience includes working as an Accounting Operations Specialist, a Staff Accountant and Auditor, and an Accountant and Tax Preparer.
    I volunteer as a head coach for U15 soccer in Derry, NH. I also love Shark Week and want to go cage diving off the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
  • Jocelyn Charles
    Jocelyn joined the firm in 2003 and has been a CPA in the State of New Hampshire since 2006. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (summa cum laude) from the University of New Hampshire.
    I love spending free time doing fun activities with my wife and children.
  • Joshua Godbout
    Joshua joined the firm in 2016. Joshua received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University.
    I’m an avid outdoorsman. In the winter I do a lot of snowmobiling and in the summer I do a lot of mountain biking and hiking.
  • Karen Soucy
    Karen joined the firm in 2002. She received her Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance from New Hampshire College (now Southern New Hampshire University).
    I enjoy the different seasons that New Hampshire has to offer, each with its own beauty and outdoor activities. I especially look forward to the first snowfall each year.
  • Kasie Kipp
    Kasie joined the firm in 2015. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University.
    I enjoy going to Red Sox games and spending as much time outdoors in the summer as possible.
  • Kaylee Michalenoick
    Kaylee joined the firm in 2012. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Plymouth State University.
  • Laura Sisk
    Laura joined the firm in 2006. She received her Associates degree in Accounting from Franklin Pierce College.
    I have been drawing and painting using all forms of material (oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolor, ink, etc.) and crafting since early elementary school. I have won awards in my younger years for my artistic abilities, including Honorable Mention from the State of New Hampshire for a pastel drawing I completed in high school.
  • Lindsey Badois
    Lindsey joined the firm in 2012. She has been a CPA in the State of New Hampshire since 2014. Lindsey received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Management from Suffolk University.
    I love summer and warm weather.
  • Lori Gordon
    Lori joined the firm in 2017. She holds a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of New Hampshire and a Master of Business Administration from Ohio Dominican University. Her prior experience includes working as a Case Management Supervisor and Case Administrator for the United States Bankruptcy Court, and as a Case Analyst.
    I am originally from the South and I find myself loving the outdoors and all the seasons New England has to offer. I love to explore the seasons with my two daughters.
  • Mallory Coulombe
    Mallory joined the firm in 2015. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting (four year honor program) from Southern New Hampshire University.
    Some of my hobbies include singing, playing the piano, hiking, skiing, playing cards, tobacco abuse prevention, education activities and eating dark chocolate.
  • Maria Crozu
    Maria joined the firm in 2013. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Franklin Pierce College.
    I speak fluently four languages: English, Romanian, Russian and Spanish. And if I dust off my French a little bit, could add a fifth.
  • Nancy Braun
    Nancy joined the firm in 1999. She has been a CPA in the State of New Hampshire since 2001. Nancy received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University.
    I travelled to Costa Rica and loved the diversity, beach, jungle, mountains and the animals.
  • Nichole Eggerling
    Nichole joined the firm in 2014. She has been a CPA in the State of New Hampshire since 2013. Nichole received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from LeMoyne College.
    Because my husband coaches football, I know more about the sport than any woman should!
  • Pat Desfosses
    Pat joined the firm in 1983. Her focus is on bookkeeping and tax return preparation.
    I love being with my family and friends. I enjoy spending summer at the lake and just being outside every season.
  • Sarah Racicot
    Sarah joined the firm in 2015. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Economics (summa cum laude) from Plymouth State University.
    My favorite season is fall. I love the weather and the foliage!
  • Sonata McPhail
    Sonata worked at the firm for a short time during 2015 and 2016 before officially joining in 2017. Sonata received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University (summa cum laude) and is currently working on her Master of Science in Taxation at Bentley University.
    I love being at the beach. Riding a bicycle on the beach at low tide is something special!
  • Todd Haynes
    Todd joined the firm in 2015. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Saint Anselm College and is working towards his Masters of Science in Accounting at the University of Connecticut.
    I am always outside, whether it’s playing pick-up basketball, golfing, hiking, fishing, or barbequing.
  • Usha Gurumurthy
    Usha joined the firm in 2017. She has been a CPA in the State of Massachusetts since 2014. Usha received her Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Phoenix and her Master of Business Administration, with a major in Finance, from the University of Pune in India. Her prior experience includes working as a Tax Senior and a Tax Supervisor.
    I grew up in India before living in Bahrain for a short time. I moved to the United States in 1998 and have traveled to several countries in Asia.