Our Team

Partners


Alan W. LaPierre, CPA, MST

alapierre@candbcpa.com 

Alan LaPierre has been a partner at Coles & Bodoin since 1994 and has been working in the public accounting industry since 1983.  During his tenure, he has provided auditing, accounting, business consulting and tax services to clients involved in various types of business activities including medical and dental practices, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, retail, government contracting, real estate and entertainment.  Alan also has experience with various types of not-for-profit activities including private schools, health care and medical teaching and research foundations.

Alan’s extensive experience includes consulting and advising high net worth individuals and corporate clients on matters related to financial analysis, financing, tax, budgeting, financial projections, business organization, business acquisitions and dispositions, business growth, accounting systems, and maximization and preservation of personal wealth.  Alan has represented clients in audit proceedings with the Internal Revenue Service and various state tax agencies.

Education: Babson College, Bachelor of Science in Accounting,
                    Bentley University, Masters of Science in Taxation


James J. Crowley, CPA, MST, MSA

jcrowley@candbcpa.com

Jim Crowley has been a partner at Coles & Bodoin since 1990 and has been working in the public accounting industry since 1980.  During his tenure he has provided auditing, accounting, business consulting, litigation support and tax services to clients involved in real estate, construction, manufacturing, professional services, telecommunications, wholesale distribution, retail and entertainment.

Jim also has extensive experience in tax and financial planning for professional athletes and entertainers.  He has provided advisory services relating to various tax matters and issues and has represented clients in audit proceedings with the Internal Revenue Service and various state tax agencies.

Education: Kenyon College, Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Bentley University, Masters of Science in Accounting
Bentley University, Masters of Science in Taxation


Frank Constance, CPA, PFS, CFP, MST

fconstance@candbcpa.com

Frank has over 33 years of experience in the field of public accounting and taxation and has been a partner at Coles & Bodoin since 2003. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ and holds a Personal Financial Specialist designation. Frank’s experience includes tax compliance, consulting and research for closely-held corporations, small businesses and individual tax clients. He provides estate and financial planning services and has extensive experience dealing with high net worth individuals. He has provided tax and accounting services to clients in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, wholesale distribution, retail, professional services, real estate, government contracting, as well as with non-profit organizations. In addition, Frank has represented clients in audit proceedings with the Internal Revenue Service and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

Education: Bentley University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bentley University, Masters of Science in Taxation


James F. Bodoin, CPA, MST

jbodoin@candbcpa.com

Jim Bodoin is a former partner and a co-founder of Coles & Bodoin, LLP.  He is semi-retired, but still very active in servicing the firm’s clients on a reduced work schedule.  He has over 45 years of experience in the field of public accounting, during which time he has provided auditing, accounting, business and tax consulting services to clients engaged in various types of business including real estate, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, retail, professional services, entertainment and restaurants.  He also has experience with clients involved in not-for-profit activities including private charitable foundations, public interest organizations, private schools, medical care and research organizations.

Jim’s experience includes consulting and advising clients on matters related to retirement plans and fringe benefits, financing, budgeting, business acquisitions and dispositions, accounting systems and tax-exempt organizations.  He has also provided consulting and advisory services related to various individual and business tax matters and issues and has represented clients in audit proceedings with the Internal Revenue Service and various state tax agencies.

Education: Bentley University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bentley University, Masters of Science in Taxation


Gerardo E. Ciampa, CPA, MST

gciampa@candbcpa.com

Gerry has been with Coles & Bodoin since December 1986 and currently oversees the audit and assurance practice within the firm.  Gerry has extensive accounting, audit and financial statement experience and has worked on a wide variety of commercial and non-profit clients.  Gerry generates and maintains policies and procedures for the firm’s quality control and peer review for financial statement engagements.  Gerry hold an advanced degree in taxation, which allows him to recognize tax issues while primary focusing on the financial statement aspects of an engagement.  He has been especially commended by many clients for his interpersonal skills and awareness of their needs.

Education: Bentley University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bentley University, Masters of Science in Taxation

Managers


Michael H. Fields, CPA, MSA

mfields@candbcpa.com

Mike has been with Coles & Bodoin since October 2011 after spending the first five years of his career with Deloitte Tax LLP in their Private Client Advisors Group.  He has provided individual and business entity tax compliance, planning and consulting services to clients in a wide range of areas including gift and estate tax planning, equity compensation, private equity, hedge funds and real estate development and management.  In addition, Mike has significant experience representing clients in audit proceedings with the Internal Revenue Service and various state tax agencies.

Education: Tufts University, Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Boston College, Masters of Science in Accounting


Michelle O’Connell, CPA, CFP, MST

moconnell@candbcpa.com

Michelle has been with Coles & Bodoin since February 2017 after spending 26 years with Deloitte Tax LLP where she served as director in their Private Client Advisors Group and the firm’s Northeast Regional Individual Income Tax Competency Leader.  Michelle has extensive knowledge in consulting with affluent individuals and closely held business owners.  In addition, she has expertise in individual and gift & estate tax planning and compliance.  Over the years, Michelle has managed large individual and trust engagements.  Michelle’s client base is composed of corporate executives, professionals, small business owners and high net worth family groups.

Education: University of Massachusetts Boston, Bachelor of Science in Business Management
Bentley University, Masters of Science in Taxation


Kevin A. Tobias, CPA, MSA

ktobias@candbcpa.com

Kevin jointed the team of professionals at Coles & Bodoin in December 2013 and has over 20 years of prior experience, which includes accounting firms McGladrey and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.  Kevin oversees audit and accounting engagements for numerous privately owned companies and non-profits and works with client management, addressing various accounting and reporting issues.  Kevin has consulted with client management on topics such as chart of account redesign, software evaluation, and budgeting/forecasting and brings a practical approach to engagements, which emphasizes communication and efficiency.  He provides services to clients in the manufacturing, retail and real estate industries, along with a wide variety of non-profit organizations.

Education: Northeastern University, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Northeastern University, Masters of Science in Accounting


Carolyn G. Dozois, CPA, MST

cdozois@candbcpa.com

Carolyn joined Coles & Bodoin in October 2017 after spending the last ten years at another local, medium-sized accounting firm.  Carolyn has significant experience in business and personal tax planning, transaction structuring and return preparation for consolidated entities, as well as multi-state personal and business returns.  In addition, Carolyn has been involved in numerous assurance engagements and has gained experience in all aspects of the audit process including engagement planning, account analysis, compliance auditing, preparation of financial statements and proactive commentary reports.

Education: Bentley University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bentley University, Masters of Science in Taxation


Cathy Dana, CPA, CFE, MBA

Cathy joined Coles & Bodoin in February 2017 and brings over 30 years of audit and tax experience, including significant nonprofit expertise.  She provides accounting, auditing, and tax planning and preparation services to individuals, employee benefit plans and entities in numerous industries.  Cathy was named in 2010 and 2011 a Boston Magazine Five-Star Wealth Manager and is co-chair of the Massachusetts Society of CPA’s Nonprofit Accounting and Auditing Committee.  In addition, Cathy is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Education: Boston University, Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education
Babson College, Masters of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Concentration


Gregory Arpino, CPA, MST

garpino@candbcpa.com

Greg is a CPA who has been working in public accounting with Coles & Bodoin since 2009.  Greg works primarily with individuals and small privately held businesses, servicing a wide range of client needs including tax compliance and planning, along with attest, bookkeeping and accounting services.  He believes in a balance sheet approach to accounting and prioritizes working with clients so they can gain a better understanding of their particular accounting and tax issues.

Education: Bentley University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bentley University, Masters of Science in Taxation


Daniel M. Kravitz, CPA, MST, JD

dkravitz@candbcpa.com

Dan joined Coles & Bodoin in November 2017.  He has over 30 years of experience in tax and accounting, focusing on tax research, compliance, and consulting for business entities and individuals.  Dan has significant experience representing privately held companies and individuals before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities in tax audits, penalty abatements and collection matters.

Education: Canisius College, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bentley University, Masters of Science in Taxation
Massachusetts School of Law, Juris Doctor