Our Team at Anthony & Dodge, PC

Brenda M. Hiltz, CPA

Partner

Brenda M. Hiltz, CPA

Partner

bhiltz@anthonydodge.com

Brenda has been with Anthony & Dodge, PC since 1994, became a Partner in 2007, and has over twenty-five years of comprehensive accounting experience in servicing a diverse client base. She specializes in tax matters affecting closely-held, privately owned businesses and their owners.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. Brenda enjoys giving back to the community through volunteer work and Business Sponsorships. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Bentley College.

Past and Present Community Service include: Planned Giving Advisory Committee for Care Dimensions formerly known as Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston, Treasurer of The Gloucester Writers Center, Treasurer and Membership Committee of the Yankee Networkers Chapter of BNI.

Brenda enjoys spending time with her daughters, her granddaughter’s and extended family. She is an avid Boston Sports fan and rarely misses tuning in the Red Sox & New England Patriots.

Sarah Willwerth-Dyer, CPA

Managing Partner

Sarah Willwerth-Dyer, CPA

Managing Partner

swd@anthonydodge.com

Sarah joined Anthony & Dodge, PC in 1995, becoming partner in 2007 and managing partner in 2017. Before her career in public accounting she was involved in various facets of finance and accounting in private industry. She has extensive experience providing consulting, tax, and accounting services for high net worth individuals, their families, and their businesses.

Sarah works closely with individuals and their advisors to provide comprehensive income tax planning and compliance services. She considers her clients’ goals and objectives as she consults on tax issues affecting their families, trusts, and other gift, estate and investment entities.

For her closely held business clients, Sarah provides accounting, tax and business advisory services. Sarah handles federal and multi-state corporate issues, and advises on choice of entity, operations, and the transition of ownership. She has worked with C corporations, S corporations, partnerships/LLCs and their respective owners/partners.

Sarah has significant experience working with not-for-profit organizations focusing on financial statement preparation as well as federal and state compliance reporting and unrelated business income tax return preparation. She has served on several local non-profit boards around the North Shore, and understands the important role each board member plays in contributing to the health of the organization.

Sarah is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Outside the office, Sarah loves music, tennis, gardening, and cooking for friends and family. She enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time in the great outdoors.

Karen J. Fraser, CPA

Partner

Karen J. Fraser, CPA

Partner

kfraser@anthonydodge.com

Karen has been with the firm for 30 years, becoming a partner in 2007, and has over 40 years of professional experience in both public accounting and in the private sector. Karen works closely with clients as a trusted advisor, providing financial accounting, advisory, tax planning and compliance services to individuals, privately-held and family-owned businesses. She concentrates on building and maintaining client relationships and providing quality client service, advice, and value-added solutions. Karen has extensive experience in corporate, flow-through, and personal taxation.

Karen is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. She has worked for 15 years, just recently retiring, with the SeniorCare Money Management Program assisting elders with their household finances enabling them to live independently at home.
Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Husson University and attended Salem State University. Karen is a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Karen lives on Cape Ann with her two rescue cats. She is an avid sports fan, and enjoys the beach, boating, trivia games, music, and traveling.

Judith Andrews, CPA, MST

Senior Manager

Judith Andrews, CPA, MST

Senior Manager

jandrews@anthonydodge.com

Judy joined Anthony & Dodge, PC in December of 2008. Prior to coming on board, Judy gathered valuable experience working in both public accounting and private industry. She has over thirty years of experience in providing tax planning and compliance, consulting, and accounting services.

Judy enjoys working closely with her individual clients to help meet their specific needs related to income tax matters, gift and estate tax planning, and related trust and tax compliance services. Her business clients include corporations, partnerships/LLC’s and not-for-profit entities for whom she provides tax and accounting services including compilations and reviews.

Judy holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Masters of Taxation from Bentley University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Essex County Estate Planning Council.

Judy currently lives on the North Shore with her husband Matt and enjoys traveling, boating, skiing, tennis, hiking and spending time with her family.

June Anthony

Office & Administration

June Anthony

Office & Administration

janthony@anthonydodge.com

June has been with Anthony & Dodge, PC since 1999. June supports the entire team in all matters administrative including tax return and financial statement processing along with various other office related duties.

As a face of the firm, she greatly enjoys interacting with our valued clients. Her enthusiastic, energetic, and eager approach to her craft, provides the backbone for a firm culture revolving around proactive service our clients can count on.

She received a Bachelor of Science from Simmons College. As a resident of Newburyport, June is a trustee on her condo board and an active member of hikerbabes, a national hiking group. When not playing tennis, biking, kayaking and snow skiing, June enjoys traveling and spending time with her two sons and granddog, Miles.

Jessica Belyea, CPA

Manager

Jessica Belyea, CPA

Manager

jbelyea@anthonydodge.com

Jessica has been with Anthony & Dodge, PC since 2002 working closely with many of our small businesses, not-for-profits, and individuals. Jessica provides tax, review, compilation, and bookkeeping services to clientele across a broad spectrum of industries and backgrounds.

Engrained with the core values of the firm, Jessica takes tremendous pride in seeing her clients satisfied with the customized service designed specifically to fit their needs. She continues to play a significant role in the growth of the firm and its members. For many years, Jessica has been counted on by her colleagues to provide well thought-out advice on a wide-array of topics, which provides for firm-wide higher quality and timely client service.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Gordon College. She serves as a Notary Public for our office.

Jessica, her husband and two children are residents of Wakefield. She enjoys volunteering for various not-for-profit organizations, such as a Committee member for a local Cub Scout pack and Boy Scout Troop, Camp Director for Cub Scout Day Camp, and Committee & Retreat TEAM leader for the NH Diocese of Catholic Scouting. In her spare time, she spends quality time with her large extended family.

Donna Belyea

Office & Administration

Donna Belyea

Office & Administration

dbelyea@anthonydodge.com

Donna has been with Anthony & Dodge, PC since 2014 working full time during tax season organizing tax returns. Off season she works part-time supporting firm members with bookkeeping and administrative functions. As a retired manager/accountant she has a unique background to fulfill a number of different needs at the Company.

Away from the office Donna enjoys her two wonderful grandchildren, gardening, and traveling. She also enjoys walking the lake around town with her husband and spending time with her children, family and wonderful friends.

Erin Cook

Office & Administration

Erin Cook

Office & Administration

ecook@anthonydodge.com

Since starting in mid-summer of 2018, Erin has assisted the administration team on various projects. Her organization and computer skills compliment work required during tax season. Erin’s “Can Do” attitude is her motto when fellow colleagues and clients ask for assistance.

Erin received her BA in Communication and Spanish from Stonehill College. During her time at Stonehill, she was actively involved with Student Government, Office of Intercultural Affairs, and studied in Spain for four months. Her undergraduate experience has taught her how to multitask and to work with a diversity of people. In her free time, you will see Erin attending a local concert, volunteering at the Wakefield Farmers Market, hanging with her twin brother, spin class, or watching the latest Hallmark movie on television with her two rescue cats!

Ann Cyr

Accountant

Ann Cyr

Accountant

acyr@anthonydodge.com

Ann joined Anthony & Dodge, PC in October of 2017. Ann’s prior experience includes 23 years as a probate accountant: she has over 20 years of practice in estates, trusts, and individual tax returns. Prior to that Ann was involved in banking, working her way up from a teller to management.

Ann received her BS in Accounting from Merrimack College. When away from the office, Ann resides at the beach with her husband. She loves the beach, reading, and her rescue pup. Her favorite times are shared with her family, including her daughters, two granddaughters, and new grandson.

Emily Hayes Brock

Office Manager

Emily Hayes Brock

Office Manager

ehayes@anthonydodge.com

Emily has been with Anthony & Dodge, PC since 2014. As the Office Manager, Emily oversees all administrative aspects of the firm ensuring the internal workings of the organization which, in turn, allows all firm members the ability to provide a high level of service to our vast array of valued clientele.

Using a hands-on approach, Emily actively participates in all areas of administration including overseeing building, equipment, and utility needs, deploys computer peripherals and software support, and manages front office coverage. Emily’s willingness to go above and beyond alleviates firm pressures and lets all team members consistently function at their best.

Emily received her BS in Management from Bentley University. Away from the office, Emily is a mother to twin boys, an avid reader, gardener, and dog lover. She volunteers as a part-time Event & Program Coordinator for the New England Patriots Alumni Club – overseeing fundraisers and youth football clinics.

Mary Koop, MBA

Tax & Financial Support

Mary Koop, MBA

Tax & Financial Support

mkoop@anthonydodge.com

Mary has been with Anthony & Dodge, PC since 1997. Her areas of expertise include estate, trust and gift tax planning & compliance. In addition, Mary proactively assists our clients in developing comprehensive generational tax planning and wealth transfer strategies.

As a QuickBooks expert, Mary also plays a critical role supporting the office as well as many of our clients. Her ability to remain effectively well-rounded and passion for the profession, has created successful, trusting, and long-lasting relationships. Mary has played an instrumental role in developing the very foundation of Anthony & Dodge.

She received a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Simmons College. Her background has made her a valuable asset within many areas of the profession. Prior to joining Anthony & Dodge, Mary was employed by the “Big 8” firm Cooper & Lybrand, where she earned the title of Manager.

Mary is an avid reader, traveler, a creative wordsmith, and loves spending time with her dog.

Katherine Pessin

Tax Preparer

Katherine Pessin

Tax Preparer

kpessin@anthonydodge.com

Katherine has been a tax preparer with Anthony & Dodge, PC since 2005, working primarily during tax season on personal tax returns. As a retired actuary, she has a financial background that lends itself well to tax and projection work.

During off-season Katherine enjoys reclaiming her more leisurely paced life. She volunteers at the Beverly Bootstraps Thrift shop where she picks up stacks of novels to keep a constant supply on hand. She loves flower gardening and traveling. Katherine has two adult daughters and a large extended family.

Katherine received her BA in Mathematics from Brown University and was a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Patty Pierro

Bookkeeping & Payroll

Patty Pierro

Bookkeeping & Payroll

ppierro@anthonydodge.com

Patty has been with Anthony & Dodge, PC since 2005. She has worked as a bookkeeper for over three decades and now serves as the Manager of the firm’s payroll processing department. She is responsible for all payroll functions associated with our many payroll clients including weekly, bi-weekly, quarterly, and annual tax filings. In addition, she serves as a trusted representative to our clients during examination, and those times when additional communication with the various taxing authorities is warranted.

Exemplifying the team approach, Patty is constantly willing to take on new and unexpected challenges. This alleviates deadline driven pressures on her teammates and contributes to the continuous satisfaction of our valued clients. DONE

As a proud wife, mother, and grandmother, Patty spends much of her free time with her family providing that same nurturing support and dedication, which is all too well known by her colleagues and clients.

Nic Saretta

Accountant

Nic Saretta

Accountant

nsaretta@anthonydodge.com

Nic has been with Anthony & Dodge since January of 2017. Nic provides tax, audit, accounting, and bookkeeping services to our wide range of clients. Nic has prior experience in public accounting and in the private sector. He has passed all of the CPA exams and is currently working towards obtaining 150 credit hours to obtain the CPA license.

Originally from Guelph, Ontario, Canada; Nic graduated with a Bachelors of Commerce – Accounting at the University of Guelph. During his time at the University of Guelph he was a teaching assistant, tutor, Co-President of the Accounting Society, and a part of an agricultural finance research study.

Nic lives in Beverly and enjoys playing soccer and traveling.

Robin Walsh

Bookkeeper

Robin Walsh

Bookkeeper

rwalsh@anthonydodge.com

Robin joined Anthony & Dodge in June, 2017 as a bookkeeper.

Robin holds a BS in Accounting from Northeastern University and an MBA from Nichols College. She has spent over 20 years in a variety of accounting and finance roles from Staff Accountant to Controller, mostly working for small to medium size companies in the technology and engineering industries.

She lives in Georgetown with her husband and sons. She enjoys traveling with her family to new and interesting places. She also enjoys spending time in Maine and cheering for the New England Patriots.

Jonyelle Winfrey, CPA

Senior Accountant

Jonyelle Winfrey, CPA

Senior Accountant

jwinfrey@anthonydodge.com

Jonyelle joined Anthony & Dodge, PC in July of 2007. She started her accounting career as an auditor which grew to include corporate tax clients. She has over 15 years of experience in providing tax and accounting services to individuals, closely-held businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

Jonyelle enjoys working closely with her clients for tax planning and strategizing to meet cash flow demands.

Jonyelle holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of New Hampshire. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Jonyelle currently lives in Topsfield with her husband Scott, their three kids and two dogs. She enjoys running, baking, boating and volunteering at her children’s school.

Karen A. Farmer

Accountant

Karen A. Farmer

Accountant

kfarmer@anthonydodge.com

Karen joined Anthony & Dodge, PC, in August of 2019. She has worked in the accounting and tax industry for many years as an office manager and tax preparer.

Karen received her BA in Economics from Boston College. She is a mother of two college age children, a son and a daughter. Karen resides in North Andover with her husband and their two young rescue dogs. She enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, reading, and hiking at Weir Hill in North Andover.

Robert J. Mazairz, II
CPA, MSF

Senior Accountant

Robert J. Mazairz, II
CPA, MSF

Senior Accountant

rmazairz@anthonydodge.com

For over 20 years, Bob honed his skills as a public accountant working with firms practicing at the small, regional, as well as national levels. Across all levels it boils down to the competence of the team of individuals directly working with the client and their subject matter. Bob provides tax advice and consulting on matters relating to Individuals and their Corporations, Partnerships, and Trusts, the Non-Profit Foundations and Organizations they are involved with, and their Estate and Gift planning needs.

Bob is an active outdoors enthusiast, hiking across the nation and performing volunteer trail maintenance to give back to the trails for which he is so appreciative. Performing yard work is another cherished past-time. “You get outdoors, but with less travel time to your destination.”