Peter Lachance, a CPA and partner at the firm, was recently selected to join the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for a three-year term.
Lachance, a Manchester native, has been with the firm for more than seven years and became a partner in 2013. He has extensive tax and accounting experience across numerous industry sectors. He was originally hired in 2002 and rejoined the firm in 2010 after spending time as a tax manager at a local CPA firm. Prior to becoming a CPA, Lachance spent eight years in the actuarial field both as an actuarial analyst and later as a technology manager.
“We are really pleased to have Pete join the chamber board. He has deep roots in Manchester, is actively engaged in the community, and has proven in his past board roles to be a great contributor and leader,” said Michael Skelton, president and CEO of the Chamber.
Lachance has been a CPA in New Hampshire since 2003. He serves on the Board of Directors of the NH High Technology Council and is the group’s treasurer. Lachance was formerly a board member of Alpha Loft and served two years as chairman. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Mathematics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and a Master of Science in Taxation from Bentley University. He is also very active in his community of Auburn, New Hampshire, where he has coached basketball, soccer and softball.
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is the largest chamber in New Hampshire representing nearly 1,000 businesses. Incorporated in 1911, the chamber today is the most active business organization in the Manchester region, focusing its efforts primarily on the communities of Auburn, Bedford, Candia, Derry, Goffstown, Hooksett, Londonderry, Manchester and Merrimack.