Promotion Announcement

We are pleased to announce the promotions of Kimberly McLaughlin to Supervisor, and Christine Chrysafidis and Joseph Payne both to Senior.

A Certified Public Accountant in New Hampshire, Kimberly joined the firm in 2015 after graduating summa cum laude from Plymouth State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. A Supervisor in the Dover office, Kimberly focuses on auditing, with some tax work that spans nonprofits, manufacturing, and employee benefit plan audits. A true team player, she also assists in the firm’s recruiting process and training new staff members. Kimberly is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants (NHSCPA). She’s also on the NHSCPA Young Professionals Committee, where she serves as a mentor for their Mentorship Program, and the Plymouth State University Business Advisory Board. A resident of Somersworth, Kimberly enjoys camping, boating, snowboarding, and spending time with family and friends.

Christine Chrysafidis first started at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts as a summer intern in 2017. She joined the team full time after graduating in 2018 from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Accounting. Christine works out of the Dover office and focuses primarily on audit and tax services. She also contributes to our review and compilation capabilities. Outside of the office, Christine enjoys going to the beach, boating and spending time with her family.

Joseph Payne is a 2018 graduate of Plymouth State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Economics. There he was named to the President’s List and was a member the Delta Mu Delta International Business Honor Society. Working from the Wolfeboro office, Joe is responsible for preparing individual and corporate tax returns, as well as audits, compilations and reviews. A Manchester native, Joe enjoys fresh and saltwater fishing.

Managing Partner Evan Stowell noted how proud he is of the three team members. “Kimberly, Christine and Joseph are all valuable members of our team. Their steadfast commitment to our firm, expertise in serving our clients and hard work has helped them achieve these noteworthy milestones. Each of them is very deserving of the advancement, and we are extremely fortunate to have their talent on our team.”