Managers

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Jonathan Ames

Jonathan Ames

Manager, CPA, CVA, MAFF

Yvette Antoniou

Yvette Antoniou

Director of Dealer Services

David Coppola

David Coppola

Manager, CPA

Michael Cronin

Michael Cronin

Manager, CPA

Brian Crowley

Brian Crowley

Manager, CPA

Benjamin DeForest

Benjamin DeForest

Manager, CPA, MBA

Lisa DiGiusto

Lisa DiGiusto

Manager, CPA

Matthew Feuerbach

Matthew Feuerbach

Manager, CPA

Lucy Luo

Lucy Luo

Manager, CPA

Ed Mann

Ed Mann

Quality Control, CPA

Ryan J. McDonell

Ryan J. McDonell

Manager, CPA

Patrick Schroll

Patrick Schroll

Manager, CPA, CFE

Ryan Sheehan

Ryan Sheehan

Manager, CPA

Robert Zirkel

Robert Zirkel

Manager, CPA

Jonathan Ames

Jonathan joined O’Connor & Drew as a Tax Manager in 2019.  Jonathan is a graduate of Bryant University. In addition to his CPA designation, Jonathan is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and a Master in Financial Forensics (MAFF).  Jonathan has experience with individual, corporate, partnership, trust, and gift tax returns as well as employee benefit plan audits and the 501c3 Not-For-Profit application process.

Areas of Expertise:

Personal and Closely Held Business Taxation
High-net worth individuals
Business Valuation
Corporate & Partnership Taxation
Estate, Trusts and Gift Taxation
Employee Benefit Plans

Education:
Bryant University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Memberships:
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

Caring for our Community:
Treasurer  West Bridgewater Community Scholarship Foundation
Former President and Treasurer West Bridgewater Youth Athletic Association
Former Treasurer West Bridgewater High School Athletic Boosters Club 

Yvette Antoniou

Yvette has more than 20 years experience as a Controller, managing both stand-alone offices and large Dealer Groups having 6 or more stores. Here extensive experience includes buy/sells, consolidating accounting offices and books. She is very approachable, has a strong passion for her work, and enjoys mentoring others to propel the careers the of those who are eager to learn and grow. Yvette feels that mentoring is extremely rewarding and that it’s a joy to witness others succeed and thrive. She looks forward to the opportunity to serve you.

Areas of Expertise:

Dealership Management
Buy/Sells
Accounting Consolidation
Mentoring Staff

David Coppola

David is an Audit Manager at O’Connor & Drew, P.C. He specializes in audit work for not-for-profit organizations, higher education institutions, and government entities. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University.

Areas of Expertise:
Not-For-Profit Organizations
Higher Education
Governmental Entities

Education:
Quinnipiac University, Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Memberships:
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Michael Cronin

Mike joined the firm in 2008 and was promoted to Manager in 2017. Mike is responsible for managing audit and tax services for a wide variety of clients including closely held businesses and their shareholders, as well as non-profit, higher education and governmental entities.

Areas of Expertise:
Automobile Dealerships
Closely Held Businesses
Higher Education
Governmental Entities
Not-For-Profit Organizations
Real Estate Management

Education:
Stonehill College, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 2008

Memberships:
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Brian Crowley

Brian is an audit manager responsible for the oversight of numerous audit engagements in a variety of industries with over ten-year public accounting experience. Industry experience includes Nonprofit, Governmental entities, Higher Education, Health and Human Welfare, Commercial Real Estate, Venture Capital and Auto Dealerships. Pension plan experience including 401K Plans, Governmental Retirement Systems, and Defined Benefit Plans. Experience with a variety of engagements including audits, reviews, compilations and AUP’s.

Areas of Expertise:
Nonprofit
Governmental Entities
Higher education
Pension Plans
Commercial
Healthcare

Education:
Lehigh University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Northeastern University, Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management

Memberships:
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants – Fellow (MassCPAs)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Benjamin DeForest

Ben joined O’Connor & Drew in 2010, becoming Supervisor in 2015, and was promoted to Manager is 2018.  Ben has experience in a wide array of industries including working in the Higher Education, Not-For-Profit, and Automobile Dealerships sectors. He earned his MBA from Bridgewater State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland.

Areas of Expertise:
Higher Education Institutions
Government Entities
Non-Profit Organizations
Automobile Dealerships
Closely-Held Businesses

Education:
Bridgewater State University, Master of Business Administration, 2013
University of Maryland, College Park, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 2010

Memberships:
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Lisa DiGiusto

Lisa joined O’Connor & Drew in 2008, was promoted to Supervisor in 2013 and was most recently promoted to Manager.

Areas of Expertise:
Institutions of Higher Education
Not-for-Profit Organizations

Education:
Salve Regina University, Master of Business Administration – 2008
Salve Regina University – Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 2007.

Memberships:
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Matthew Feuerbach

Matt joined the firm in 2016. In 2019 he was promoted to Supervisor and was most recently promoted to Manager is 2021. He manages tax and accounting services for a wide range of clients, focusing on individual and corporate taxation.

Areas of Expertise:
Automobile Dealerships
Closely Held Businesses
Corporate & Partnership Taxation
Individual Taxation
Fixed Assets

Education:
Quinnipiac University – Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Quinnipiac University – Master of Business Administration

Memberships:
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Don Lander

Joining the firm in 2014, Don is a Project Manager.  Prior to joining the firm, Don was an IT Implement manager for a number of major financial services corporations in the Boston and Providence area for the past 25 years.

Areas of Expertise:
Project Management
SOX and SOC1 Direct Database Access Recertification
Part-time Lecturer (Graduate and Undergraduate), University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Management Information Systems

Education:
Suffolk University, Sawyer School of Management, Executive MBA

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Bachelor of Science in Finance
Previously held NASD Series 7, 8 and 63 certifications

Memberships:
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

Caring for our Community
Weymouth Youth Hockey coach

Lucy Luo, Manager

Lucy Luo

Lucy joined the firm in 2018 and works as a tax manager. She has over 10 years of experience in public accounting in both financial and tax services. Lucy specializes in federal and state tax compliances and tax strategies for corporations, partnerships, and individuals; U.S. nonresident tax; U.S. taxpayer tax exposure in foreign countries; and tax research.

Areas of Expertise:
Corporate & Partnership Taxation
Individual Taxation
Nonresident Taxation
Small Closely-Held Businesses
Tax Research
QuickBooks, Sage & Bookkeeping

Education:
East Carolina University – Master of Science in Accounting
Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, China – Bachelor of Medicine

Memberships:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)

Edward Liss Mann

Joining the firm in 2005, Edward is the Quality Control Manager at O’Connor & Drew, P.C. He is responsible for the review of all financial statements and assurance reports that are issued by the firm. Edward has developed continuing education programs and coordinated the firm’s adherence to the requirements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ SEC peer review program.  As part of the CPA profession’s process of self- monitoring, Edward also performs peer reviews on other CPA firms. He was previously a partner in a large local firm and has worked at several national firms.

Areas of Expertise:
Privately held business
Governmental organizations
Automobile dealerships
Construction
Real estate
Nursing homes
Professional services
Plumbing and electrical contractors
Manufacturers
Distributors
Non-profit organizations

Education:
Syracuse University – Bachelor of Science Business Administration
Syracuse University – Master of Business Administration in Taxation

Memberships:
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
MetroWest Chamber of Commerce
Peer Review Executive Committee
Peer Review Acceptance Board

Ryan J. McDonell

Ryan joined O’Connor & Drew in 2014, became a tax supervisor in 2017, and was promoted to tax manager in 2018. Ryan provides tax and accounting services for a variety of clients, focusing on individual and corporate taxation.

Areas of Expertise:
Individual Taxation
Corporate & Partnership Taxation
Small Closely-Held Businesses
Tax Research
QuickBooks & Bookkeeping

Education:
Bridgewater State University – Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bridgewater State University – Master of Science in Accounting

Memberships:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)

Patrick Schroll

Patrick joined the firm in 2015 as a Senior Forensic Accountant. He also specializes in Warranty Parts Reimbursement Analysis. Prior to joining O’Connor & Drew, Patrick worked as an Investigator for the State of New Jersey. He double-majored at UMASS Amherst graduating with both a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and another in Sport Management.

Areas of Expertise:
Automobile Dealerships
Higher Education
Fraud investigation
Internal controls

Education:
University of Massachusetts Amherst – Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
University of Massachusetts Amherst – Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

Memberships:
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

Ryan Sheehan

Ryan joined O’Connor & Drew in 2014, became Supervisor in 2018 and was promoted to Manager in December 2020. He manages accounting, auditing, and tax services for a wide range of clients and variety of engagements.

Areas of Expertise:
Construction
Automobile Dealerships
Higher Education

Education:
Assumption College – Bachelor of Science
Southern New Hampshire University – Masters of Accounting

Memberships:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)

Robert J. Zirkel, Jr.

Rob has been a Manager since 2012.  He specializes in the construction industry, as well as family-owned business, retail, fuel/oil suppliers, Not-For-Profit Organizations, and Higher Education.

Areas of Expertise:
Construction
Family-Owned Businesses
Retail Fuel/Oil Suppliers
Not-For-Profit Organizations
Higher Education

Education:
University of Massachusetts Amherst – Bachelor of Business Administration

Memberships:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs)
Construction Financial Management Association