Amit Johar, EA President
Ferdinand M. Pellegrino, MPA, EA – 1st Vice President
Ferdinand M. Pellegrino, MPA, EA, is a former Internal Revenue Agent (retired) with the Small Business and Self-Employed Division of the IRS. Ferdinand has a total of 25 years of accounting expertise and has worked in Corporate Accounting, Public Accounting, Federal and State Accounting industries as a forensic accountant and a senior auditor. He has recently worked as a consultant to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. He has also represented many clients regarding tax resolution tax resolution with the IRS, Massachusetts Department of Revenue, State of Connecticut Department of Revenue Services, Georgia Department of Revenue and Comptroller of Maryland. Presently his office is located in Woburn at the Tradecenter.
Paul Hewick, EA 2nd Vice President
Paul Hewick became an Enrolled Agent on October 19, 2011 and has prepared tax returns with H&R Block since 2006. He 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 joining MASEA in 2011 he has been a member of the leadership committee and always looked for ways to update MASEA’s technology. In addition to his focus on taxation, Paul has previously worked as a Financial Analyst at Unidine Corporation, and as a Marketing Specialist at Fidelity Investments. Paul’s current goals are to expand his taxation skill set, and provide guidance to those considering a taxation career path.
John Pearson, EA- Treasurer
Lisa Wright, EA- Secretary
Mamta Chowdhary, EA-Director
Marilyn Brodeur, EA – Director
Brodeur Tax and Accounting Services opened in January 2017 – providing tax preparation, tax planning and accounting to individuals, small businesses, trusts and estates. Stock Options is one of my specialties!
Marilyn has been providing tax and accounting services to small business and individual tax clients for over 30 years. Marilyn worked for 23 years at Tax & Business Services of Wakefield, 10 years for Cary & Johnson CPA's in Melrose and several accounting managers positions before entering the public accounting industry. She earned her EA license from the IRS in 1993, has been a member of Massachusetts Society of Enrolled Agents and a member of National Association of Enrolled Agents since 1992. Marilyn also holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northeastern University. Annual participation in Continuing Professional Education courses offered by local chapters of national accounting and tax associations keeps her on the leading edge of ever-changing tax laws and accounting methods.
In her time away from the office she enjoys time at the beach, reading and time spent with her husband, Steve and children Alex & Kris. . Also, an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. As a two-time cancer survivor, she supports other women in treatment. Also, a volunteer and supporter of the Tanner Ta Ta Organization of Woburn.
Nate Zielonka, EA - Director
Nancy Lam, EA - Director
Elizabeth Logan, EA – Past President:
Beth has a tax practice and consulting company in Chelmsford. She focuses on helping individuals and small businesses. She teaches tax classes to lay persons and professionals. In the lulls between tax seasons, she researches tax topics, writes books, and represents clients before the IRS. She has an MBA from the University of Maryland and two engineering degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Vincent Valvo- Executive Director