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 clients 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 and MAPA. She’s been named a Top 100 ProAdvisor by the Insightful Accountant for the past four consecutive years. Rhonda is also certified in ACCTivate! an inventory management software, Bill.com, TSheets, and Hubdoc. In her spare time, she is the Area 20 Director for Toastmasters 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 clients 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!
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.
Kendra Phalen, Marketing Coordinator – Kendra has a BA from Keene State College and is a big part of our amazing marketing team. She has worked and lived in the Mount Washington Valley for the past 30 years and loves playing outside with her dog Olive and traveling with her husband Cam! She enjoys working with the New Business Directions Team because they all love staying up to date with all the newest technology!
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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