Karla J. Brannen, CPA, Tax ManagerBrannen_Karla_headshot

Specialty: Tax

As a Tax Manager at ARB, Karla focuses primarily on tax compliance and planning for a wide range of clients. She works with a significant number of high-wealth individuals, corporations, partnerships, LLCs and private foundations. She also focuses on ERISA compliance for employee benefit plans. View Karla’s bio here.

Gisele N. Couturier, CPA, ManagerCouturier_Gisele_cropped2

Gisele brings significant experience in commercial entities, financial institutions, not-for-profits and employee benefit plans to ARB. Prior to joining ARB, Couturier worked as a senior audit manager at a regional firm for nine years.  View Gisele’s bio here.


Robin L. Cyr, CPA, MST, JD, Senior ManagerRobin Cyr, CPA

Specialty: Estates; Trusts; High net-worth individuals; Family-Owned Businesses

For over twenty years, Robin has provided tax and consulting services to high net-worth individuals and family-owned businesses. She has specialized in assisting clients to develop and review estate, gift and succession plans and in servicing these clients with their specific compliance filings. View Robin’s bio here.

Laura T. Everett, CPA, Senior ManagerLaura T. Everett, Manager

Specialty: Auto Dealerships; Credit Unions

Laura  provides  audit and  business advisory  consulting  services primarily  to auto dealerships, buy here/pay here finance companies, credit  unions and non-profits. View Laura’s profile here.


Thomas Flood, CPAThomas R. Flood, CPA, MST, CFP, PFS, Senior Manager

Specialty: Tax Consulting; Construction; Employee Benefits

Thomas Flood is a Senior Manager and has over 25 years of experience in public accounting. He specializes in tax consulting and has expertise in tax issues relating to individual, partnership, nonprofit and corporate taxation. View Thomas’s bio here.

Alyssa Hemingway, CPA, CGMAAlyssa Hemingway, Albin Randall Bennett. Photos by Brian Fitzgerald.

Specialty: Not-for-Profits

Alyssa Hemingway is a Manager at ARB. Her 22 year career includes 12 years in public accounting at a large regional firm and 10 years in private practice as a CFO and Regional Director of Finance and Business Development.  She is experienced in non-profit organizations including healthcare, community and welfare services, education and conservation.  View Alyssa’s bio here.


Benjamin A. Lord, CPA, CCIFP, Senior Manager

Specialty: Construction; Real Estate Development; Manufacturing; Professional Services; Employee Benefit Plans

Ben Lord is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP). He specializes in providing consulting and financial accounting services to construction, real estate development, manufacturing and professional services firms. View Ben’s bio here.


Samantha Pedersen, CPA

Samantha J. Pedersen, CPA,Senior Manager

Specialty: Credit Unions; Manufacturers; Not-for-Profit Organizations

Sam provides business advisory consulting and attest services primarily to credit unions, manufacturers and not-for-profit organizations. View Sam’s bio here.


Sarah Watson, CPA, MBA, Tax Managerwatson_sarah_02

Specialty: Tax

As a Tax Manager at ARB, Sarah focuses primarily on tax compliance, planning and consulting for individuals and privately-held businesses across multiple industries. View Sarah’s bio here.