Rhonda Rosand, CPA – Rhonda is a one-of-a-kind, live-your-dreams business coach and trainer. She has real-world business experience, well-honed problem-solving skills and an enthusiastic, energetic, can-do attitude. She believes that a successful business stays that way not only by managing its finances well, but also through a proactive plan that includes marketing, strong customer service, and long-range planning.
Rhonda has been working in the accounting profession since 1986. As a QuickBooks® Pro Advisor since 2005, she creates order out of chaos and helps customers make sense of the dollars and cents. She helps small business owners streamline the process by setting up and cleaning up their QuickBooks® files. Rhonda is certified in QuickBooks® Point of Sale, QuickBooks Enterprise, QuickBooks Online, and has earned the designation of Advanced Certified QuickBooks® ProAdvisor. She is a member of the AICPA and NHSCPA, as well as NHTAP. She’s been named a Top 100 ProAdvisor by the Insightful Accountant for the past six consecutive years. Rhonda is also certified in ACCTivate! an inventory management software, Bill.com, TSheets, and Hubdoc. In her spare time, she is a member of the Mount Washington Valley Toastmasters club and enjoys hiking with Mr. Freckles the dog!
Wayne Kukuruza, Bookkeeper – Wayne attended Salem State College and graduated with a BA in Business Administration from Campbell University, Camp Lejeune, NC. He received his Certificate of Engineering in Microsoft and Novell from Clark University in Braintree, MA. Wayne has extensive knowledge of accounting, computers, human resources, financial and management reporting. He is proficient with QuickBooks as well as other small business accounting software including Peachtree and Great Plains. Wayne is certified in QuickBooks Online and he is our Point of Sales expert. Wayne is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and certified in Bill.com, TSheets, and Hubdoc.
Suzy Halwick, Bookkeeper – Suzy attended Hartwick College in New York state and the University of Maine. She has over 30 years of experience working with professional service and non-profit organizations. Suzy will be using our advanced technology platform to provide our customers with recordkeeping, payroll, reporting and billing services. Suzy is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and is also certified in Bill.com, TSheets, and Hubdoc. Suzy is our world traveler and spends most of her time in Camden, ME and Puerto Rico. Suzy loves her cat Loki and sailing!
Amber Burke, Intuit Payroll Manager – Amber Burke is New Business Direction’s dedicated Intuit Payroll Specialist with 9 years. Awesome Amber handles all of our pre and post Intuit Payroll sales related matters. Amber has great payroll offers available exclusively to you for being a New Business Directions client.
Britney Schaub, Office Assistant – Britney joined our team in 2016 as our Office Assistant. Britney has lived in the Mount Washington Valley for past 10 years and has two wonderful children. She graduated from Kennett High School in 2012 and is currently enrolled at SNHU pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Business and plans to gain her Bachelor’s in Accounting and Finance. Britney is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and is also certified in Bill.com, TSheets, and Hubdoc.
Kristen Pobatschnig, Marketing Manager – Kristen joined NBD in 2011 and loves being part of the team. She takes care of the social media, newsletters, blog posts, and other marketing duties. She’s been listed as one of the 2017 top female artists to watch by New Hampshire Magazine. She earned a BFA in Studio Art from Colby-Sawyer College and has been a QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor. A couple of fun facts about Kristen: she is a dual citizen of Austria, is taking ballet classes, lives near Lake Tahoe now, and is a cat lover.
Trudi Kasianchuk, Support Assistant – Trudi obtained her undergraduate degree from Rivier College and a Masters of Education from Simmons. Trudi is a retired Culinary Arts teacher from Kennett High School, where she developed the Culinary Arts program and Mineral Spring Cafe. We appreciate Trudi for making our lives easier and keeping us well fed. She also makes sure all our plants don’t die!
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