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Meet the Team

Dawn M. Kay, CPA


Dawn has over twenty five years of experience in public accounting working with small and medium size companies in a variety of industries. She founded Dawn M. Kay CPA, P.C. in 2000 and leads the firm with a goal of excellent personal service for each client. Dawn began her career working at the Internal Revenue Service. Dawn is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.


Education
  • Masters of Science in Taxation, Bentley University
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bentley University
Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • BNI International, Tyngsboro chapter
Organizations
  • Dawn volunteers with two Girl Scout troops in town.

Jerri Brodeur, CPA


Jerri has worked in public accounting since 1982. She has been with the firm since 2002. She provides tax and accounting services to closely held small businesses in a variety of industries including professional and personal services, real estate and construction. Jerri loves cats and basketball, and is the mother of two college students.


Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, North Adams State College
Memberships
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants

Joanne Blanchette, Client Services Manager


Joanne has been a client services and office manager for Dawn M. Kay CPA PC since 2009. Joanne is a notary public who can provide this valuable service to clients. Joanne ran her first half marathon in October 2015 in the Bay State Half Marathon.


Education
  • Lowell High School, Lowell MA
Organizations
  • Member of Association for Accounting Administration “AAA” Northeast Chapter

Paula Jean, Billing Manager


Paula joined Dawn M. Kay CPA PC in 2012. Previously she was a legal secretary for six years. She is great with client service and handles the firm's billings. Paula is a valuable member of our team.

Paula's favorite thing to do in the firm is make people laugh - which she does often and quite well!


Education
  • St. Louis Academy, Lowell MA

Patty Preston, Accountant


Patty has been a team member of Dawn M. Kay CPA PC since 2007. Her industry specialties include service, manufacturing, law firms, and hair salons. She is the mother of three college students.


Education
  • Bachelor of Accounting, UMass Boston

Lynne Beausoleil, Accountant


Lynne has worked with Dawn M. Kay CPA PC since 2011. She provides write-up and payroll services to clients. Previously she worked for over 20 years as a para-professional and bookkeeper for a law firm.

She is a specialist in retail, mechanics, and personal service clients. Lynne is a notary public who can provide this signatory service to clients.


Education
  • Associate's Degree in Accounting, Middlesex Community College

Yelena Shapiro, Accountant


Yelena joined the firm in 2015. She has over 15 years of corporate finance experience, including some corporate tax experience.


Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Baltimore
  • Masters in Tax, Bentley University
Organizations
  • Yelena volunteered with CHANA, an organization for abused women in Baltimore Maryland.

Cynthia Saba, Accountant


Cynthia has over 30 years of public accounting experience and has worked with Dawn M. Kay CPA PC since 2016. She enjoys meeting new clients and working on a diversity of projects. Music, reading and spending time with family and friends are her favorite pastimes.


Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Memberships
  • Massachusetts Society of Enrolled Agents

Paula St. Louis, Accountant


Paula joined Dawn M. Kay CPA PC in 2018. She has over 6 years of experience of financial services, working with all aspects of payroll process and personal and corporate taxes. She provides write-up and payroll services to our clients. Paula is a notary public who can provide this valuable service to clients.

Paula's favorite things to do are running, working out, reading and spending time with family and friends, above all her two children.


Education
  • Dracut High School, Dracut MA