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Protecting your award and your business takes experience, in-depth knowledge, and a team you can trust. Sounds exactly like the government funding accounting specialists at Jameson.

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As a second-generation CEO of Jameson & Company, LLC, you could say that government grants, contracts, audits, and protecting clients are in Ed’s blood.

After serving as a senior consultant in the small business and tax departments at Price Waterhouse, Boston, Ed joined the firm in 1988. Since then, he’s helped clients secure, account for, and survive audit on more than $4 billion in government grants and contracts.

Ed’s highly experienced in the indirect rate recovery process and has settled thousands of incurred cost audits. He consults on cost recovery, strategic and tactical management issues, and contract and grant procurement; in addition, he oversees all client relationships. Ed enjoys educating (and entertaining) an audience and has been a featured speaker at the National SBIR conference for years.

His personal life mirrors his business life—it’s all about protecting and helping others. A longtime member of Rotary International and past president of the Burlington Rotary Club, Ed was honored with the Paul Harris Fellow Award for service above self. He leads a group of church volunteers each month to prepare dinner and serve approximately 300 men at the Pine Street Inn, a Boston homeless shelter.

Ed is married and has two children. He graduated Cum Laude from Bentley University in 1985 with a degree in Accountancy.

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If you’re being audited, Brian needs to be on your speed dial. He oversees and manages our clients’ audits and his depth of understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Uniform Guidance Audit (UGA) regulations and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) gives him the unique ability to keep you out of trouble during the audit process.

In addition to assisting clients through the government audit process, Brian manages our firm’s rigorous quality control program, a peer-reviewed process that ensures the highest degree of competency in systems and service. A Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, he has negotiated thousands of indirect rates. Brian is also involved with his clients’ day-to-day strategic and tactical management decisions.

Prior to joining Jameson & Company in 2001, Brian worked as a CPA for several small public accounting firms and as a corporate in-house auditor. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 1993 with a degree in Accounting. Brian is married and the father of three children.

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Bryan brings more than 19 years of public accounting experience to Jameson & Company. His impressive depth of experience in financial statement audits, financial reporting and corporate taxation is invaluable to his clients.

As the Chief Operating Officer of the Jameson team, Bryan oversees quality control on all incurred cost submissions, audit and tax work. He’s expert in on-boarding our new clients, fixing their accounting system issues, training, and getting them on the right path.

Prior to joining Jameson & Company in 2010, Bryan worked as a CPA for several regional and national accounting firms. A graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Accounting, he earned an MBA from the Boston University Graduate School of Management in 2000.

Bryan is married and the father of three children.

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For the past 15 years Liz has developed an enviable level of accounting experience in every type of audit imaginable. Her keen understanding of nuanced accounting and auditing rules gives her the ability to assist them in preparing and representing them during audit.

She is one of our most experienced Account Managers – representing clients during Uniform Guidance Audits, incurred cost audits, and virtually every type of DCAA audit imaginable. Ten years prior to joining Jameson & Company in 2011, Liz worked as a CPA for several local public accounting firms.

Liz graduated from Worcester State University with a degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting and also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Fitchburg State University.

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Caroline is a tax specialist with over 29 years experience working with regional and national accounting firms in tax, accounting and attest services, helping small privately held C and S Corporations, not-for profits and high net worth individuals.

Her tax knowledge and capabilities are both broad and deep. She frequently works with small business clients to design, implement, automate and improve their FAR accounting function, as well as provide year-end analysis to ensure complete and accurate financial reporting. Caroline is one of our go-to trainers for new clients that need to get their accounting systems up to speed quickly.

If you’re not impressed already, know that Caroline graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in accounting and economics from Boston College. She earned her Masters Degree in taxation from Bentley University also graduating magna cum laude.

In her spare time Caroline serves as volunteer Treasurer for HGRM, a not-for-profit located in Acton, Massachusetts with a mission to provide household goods, free of charge, to people in need. Caroline has three grown children who are enjoying careers in the arts, finance and environmental science.

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Cindy oversees the day-to-day bookkeeping and administrative functions for the firm’s outsource clients, and is a Quickbooks expert with over 16 years of experience.

She is proficient in all forms of electronic invoice submission including Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF) for Department of Defense contracts, Vendor Invoice Payment Electronic Reporting System (VIPERS) and ASAP software for DOE contracts, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Payment Management System. This expertise ensures that our clients’ government invoices are properly prepared and submitted to avoid payment delays.

Cindy joined Jameson & Company in 2001. She graduated in 1984 with a bachelor of science degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

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Brenda has spent her entire career in public accounting. For over 25 years, she’s worked closely with business owners addressing all aspects of their accounting, tax and financial planning needs..

In 2014, she brought her invaluable level of experience and strong interest in government award accounting to Jameson & Company. Today, Brenda offers our clients a deep understanding of the nuances of their businesses—and the DoD, DoE and NIH.

Brenda has a degree in Public Accounting from Mercy College. A Massachusetts native and mother of four, she serves as an Eagle Scout Advisor for Troop 77, a  District Advancement Volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America and a PTO volunteer.