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Laura O’Brien, CPA, MST, Named Immediate Past-Chair Of Massachusetts Society Of CPAs Board Of Directors

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The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs) today announced that Laura O’Brien, CPA, MST, was elected to serve its Board of Directors as immediate past-chair for its 2024-2025 fiscal year, which began May 1, 024

O’Brien, a Brookline resident, is a tax partner at LGA, LLP in Woburn with over 26 years of public accounting experience servicing the accounting and tax needs of individuals and privately held businesses. LGA, LLP is a CPA and business advisory firm that focuses on developing deep relationships with clients to provide strategic insight, straightforward advice and value-added services, including business consulting and valuations, outsourced accounting services, tax planning and assurance.
 
MassCPAs Board of Directors is a group of 19 elected members that sets policies, manages programs and oversees activities that benefit the 11,500-member organization and accounting profession in Massachusetts.

“MassCPAs Board of Directors are an exceptional and diverse group of leaders,” said Zach Donah, CAE, MassCPAs president and CEO. “Their unique backgrounds and perspectives will be instrumental in shaping the Society’s priorities and propelling the accounting industry in Massachusetts forward. I have no doubt that Laura’s contributions will benefit not just the Society and our community, but the entire profession for years to come.”
 
O’Brien brings over 30 years of expertise to valued clients and specializes in addressing the unique accounting and tax needs of individuals and their privately held businesses. With a keen focus on personalized guidance, she plays a crucial role in advising clients on effective tax strategies and navigating intricate tax matters. Her wealth of knowledge spans clients in diverse sectors, including education, healthcare, real estate development, pharmaceuticals and entrepreneurial ventures. Committed to building lasting relationships, O’Brien is dedicated to supporting clients through every aspect of their tax journey. As one of the pioneering female partners at the firm, she is a leader in championing inclusivity and providing steadfast support to women in public accounting, especially those aspiring to leadership roles.

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About the Massachusetts Society of CPAs

The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Inc. is the state professional association of certified public accountants, representing over 11,500 members in public accounting practice, industry and business, government and education. The Society works to develop and maintain high professional standards and offers a wide array of legislative, technical and referral services to its members.