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List of Officers

Joyce Ann Mohr, EA – President : [ Details ]
Joyce Mohr, EA is the owner of Taxes Plus, a tax preparation and consulting business in Tewksbury. She is a graduate of Boston University. She began her career in tax by managing a retail tax office for a major US tax preparation company where she also taught continuing education classes to tax preparers in areas including: international, rental and depreciation. Currently she teaches Part II of the Special Enrolled Agent Test Preparation course through MaSEA and is a seasonal software quality assurance analyst for a do-it-yourself tax preparation product. She has been an enrolled agent and a member of the MaSEA since 2007. She is a member of, and served on the nominating committee (2012 & 2013) of the National Association of Enrolled Agents. She has co-founded “Acacia in Kenya” an outreach project that partners with community leaders in Mumias, Western Kenya to care for and educate the community’s high school girls.

Leonard D. Rea II, EA, CFP - First Vice President : [ Details ]
Lenny has had an established tax and financial planning practice since 1986 and has been an enrolled agent and a member of MaSEA since 1993. He has been a Certified Financial Planner since 1999, a registered representative with H. D. Vest since 1995, and is a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute. His practice focuses on tax and financial planning for individuals and small businesses. He is also a member of The National Association of Enrolled Agents, National Association of Tax Professionals, and the Quaboag and South Central Chambers of Commerce. Lenny is also the principal of the study group entitled Enrolled Agents Round Table II that meets monthly in the Worcester area.

Wayne E. Cook, EA -Second Vice President  [ Details ]
Wayne began his tax career on a part-time basis in 1986 during his full-time career in international banking in Boston. Wayne left corporate banking in 2002 to expand his tax business full-time, becoming an EA in 2003 and is a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute, a member of NAEA & MaSEA, as well as the National Association of Tax Professionals. Wayne focuses his practice on tax preparation for individuals and small corporations and representation work. Wayne volunteers as a teaching assistant with the Bentley University Low Income Tax Clinic. Wayne also holds a Series 7 Securities License as an Independent Registered Investment Advisor with INVEST Financial Corporation

Ralph Macdonald, EA, PA – Treasurer : [ Details ]
Ralph has a full time tax practice that he started in 1978 after working for H & R Block for several years. He became an Enrolled Agent in 2002 and has been a Director for four of the past five years, chaired the 1040 Update Committee for two years and coordinated the updating of the Standard Operating Procedures. After earning his B.S. degree in accounting from Boston College, Ralph served as assistant comptroller for Brown Brothers, Harriman & Co. for 21 years.

Judith A. Kellogg, EA - Secretary : [ Details ]
Judith Kellogg has been involved with individual and small business tax preparation for almost ten years and became an enrolled agent in 2006. She has worked as a corporate controller for Ceverva Networks, National Transaction Network, Inc and Computer Telephone Corporation and CFO and Treasurer of Flexwatt Corporation. Judith holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a Masters of Science in Management from Purdue University specializing in Finance.

Scott Alving, EA-Directors: [ Details ]

Paul Hewick, EA, MBA – Directors:  [ Details ]
Paul has prepared tax returns and advised on individual tax concerns for H&R Block since 2006.  Paul earned his undergraduate degree at Washington University, in St Louis, MBA degree from The George Washington University, and Graduate Accounting Certificate from Bentley University.  Since becoming an EA and joining the MASEA in 2011, Paul has become a member of the MASEA leadership committee and been elected to serve as a Board Director.  In addition to his focus on taxation, Paul has worked as a Financial Analyst at Unidine Corporation and Marketing Specialist at Fidelity Investments.  Paul’s current goals are to expand his taxation skill set to include small businesses, and provide guidance to those considering a taxation career path.

Dale Lewis, MBA, CFA, EA – Directors : [ Details ]
Dale Lewis prepares tax returns and advises on taxes for individuals and corporations for H&R Block. Prior to becoming an Enrolled Agent, she was a Senior Manager for Corporate Market Strategy at Lucent Technologies. She began her career as Technical Librarian at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ. Along the way she earned an MBA from Boston University and a Financial Analyst Charter from CFA Institute. She is currently studying to become a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute, and is a member of NATP, NSTP, FPA, CFA Institute and Boston Securities Analysts. She enjoys teaching advanced tax courses, representing taxpayers before the IRS, helping clients with life’s financial decisions, and personal investing.

Gabrielle Rene, EA, MBA-Directors: [ Details ]
Gabrielle Rene earned her MBA at Curry college and owns and operates GRene Enterprises, a Tax and Financial Planning practice. She holds series 7, 66 and Life & Health insurance incenses and is an independent Registered Representative with Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc and World Group Securities.  Ms Rene  has been working with families and small business owners for over a decade.  Her mission is to help every family and individual become financial independent through proper money management, investments and small business ownership.

Harold E. Strong, EA, MST – Directors : [ Details ]
Harold holds a BS Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree from Bentley University, has been an Enrolled Agent since March 1972, and is an N.T.P.I. graduate. He is a member of NAEA and NATP and is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor. Harold has worked for a major US tax preparation company fifteen years, has prepared taxes on a part-time basis since 1968 and is currently serving his sixth year on the MASEA Board of Directors.

Shantilal T. Patel, EA -Immediate Past President [ Details ]
Shanti is a sole proprietor and has been providing services to individuals and small businesses since 1995. He became an Enrolled Agent In 2001, is a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute, and has been a member of NAEA & MaSEA since 2003. He has held a Massachusetts Real Estate Brokers license for the last 2 decades. He earned his BS in Metallurgical Engineering from MS University in Vadodara, India. He came to USA as a student in 1973 and earned his MS in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University and worked as an Engineer for 12 years.