Personnel

Jan 2016 EFS group short partial sitting

Scott Edwards, CPA

Managing Partner

Education
Penn State, Masters Degree in Accounting
University of Maine, Bachelor's Degree
Certified Public Accountant

Background
Audit Manager, Peat Marwick, New York
Manager, Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, Bangor
Founding Partner, Edwards, Faust and Smith

Specialties
Technical Auditing and Accounting
Manufacturing, Distributors, Retail, Non-Profits, and Health Centers

Community Involvement
Washington Lakes Watershed Association, Board Member
Bangor Lion's Club - Member/Past President
First United Methodist Church - Trustee
FinnAm Society of Midcoast Maine
Finnish Heritage House

Hobbies
Kayaking, Hiking, Investments

Mark Chellis, CPA

Audit Partner

Education
University of Southern Maine - BS in Accounting
Certified Public Accountant

Background
Auditor, Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, Portland
Partner, Edwards, Faust and Smith

Specialties
Technical Auditing and Accounting
Manufacturing, Distributors, Retail, Non-Profits, and Health Centers

Community Involvement
Orrington Center Church - Treasurer/Deacon
River of Life Bible Camp Volunteer

Hobbies
Gardening, Reading

Lily Dalton, CPA

Tax Principal

Education
University of Maine
Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting
Certified Public Accoutant

San Jose State
MS in Mathematics

California Polytechnic
BS in Mathematics

Background
Consultant for Deloitte Consulting
Consultant for Andersen Consulting
Researchist at Carnegie Mellon

Specialties
Taxation, Software, including: Ultratax, Lacerte, QuickBooks, MS Excel, MS Word, Oracle, SYSTAT, TCL SQL, Visual Basic, La TeX, MatLab and Exam View Test Generator
Fluent in written and verbal Mandarin and Taiwanese Chinese

Community Involvement
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor, Finance Committee
Former Girl Scout Leader

Hobbies
Jewelry Making, Needlework

Al Faust, CPA

Tax Principal

Education
Northeastern University, Bachelor's Degree
Certified Public Accountant

Background
Jordan and Jordan, Portland
Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, Bangor
Founding Partner, Edwards, Faust and Smith

Specialties
Personal and Corporate Taxation
Personal Financial Planning and Non-Profits

Community Involvement
Winterport Union Meeting House
Penobscot County Conservation Club
Bangor Rotary Club
American Chestnut Foundation, Maine Chapter

Sue Edwards

Firm Administrator

Education
University of Maine - BS in Business Administration
Thomas College - AS in Banking

Background
Many Years - Internal Audit and Banking
Office Manager - Edwards, Faust and Smith

Specialties
Office Management
Banking, Insurance and Investment Matters

Community Involvement
Boy Scouts, Troop 8 - Treasurer
FinnAm Society of Midcoast Maine
Finnish Heritage House
Washington Lakes Watershed Association

Hobbies
Guitar, Finnish Language, Hiking

Gregory Edwards

Staff Accountant, Marketing Manager

Education
University of Maine
B.S. in Business Administration, concentrating in Accounting

Eastern Maine Community College
Digital Graphic Design

Background
Business Manager at Osher Environment Systems, a home energy auditing company

Specialties
Nonprofit Accounting, Sustainability in Business, QuickBooks, Sage 50, Wave Accounting, Square, Shopify E-Commerce, Shopkeep

Community Involvement
Bangor Greendrinks, Treasurer
ACE Mentoring of Maine, Treasurer
Bangor Land Trust, Board Member
City of Bangor Tree Board

Hobbies

Gardening, Cycling, Outdoor Recreation

Hilary Clark, EA

Staff Accountant, Information Technology and Assistant Operations Manager

Education
University of Maine
B.A. in Latin, Summa Cum Laude
Trinity College, Dublin - Classics Program

Background
Banking and IT Experience at Fleet Bank and Camden National.
Paraprofessional - Edwards, Faust and Smith

Specialties
Accounting & Tax Research

Community Involvement
Amicus, Board Member
Northern Penobscot County Beekeepers Association

Hobbies
Gardening, Beekeeping, Monarch Butterflies, Reading, Baking

Brooke Randall

Staff Accountant

Education:
Husson University
Masters in Business Administration
B.S. in Accounting
Sigma Beta Delta- National Honor Society

Background:
Tax preparation volunteer with the IRS and H&R Block

Specialties:
Accounting, Taxation, QuickBooks, Shopkeep

 Community Involvement:
Alzheimer’s Association
Etna-Dixmont School- Volunteer

Linda Orlando, CPA

Staff Accountant

 

Bio coming soon.

Greg Rowley

Staff Accountant

Education:
Husson University
Masters in Business Administration
B.S. in Accounting

Specialties:
Nonprofit Accounting, Taxation, QuickBooks

Community Involvement:
Supervisory Committee – Credit Union
Penobscot Valley High School – Volunteer

Hobbies:
Outdoors Activities, Music, Computer and Electronics Technology

Note:  CPAs at EFS are Current Members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and/or the Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants.