We happen to actually love our clients. All of us here at Spark love what we do and love that we have people to do it for! To see the haze of confusion clear as we get into your accounts and start getting the numbers organized, or checking out the numbers themselves while listening to your story to determine where you are in your business cycle, we would miss our kids soccer games for it. Well... maybe not every time.
Basically we are a team of smart positive people that get s*** done. We know business and we want you to not just get better at what you're doing, but to actually fulfill your business dreams.
Kasey Anton is a former Restaurateur turned Bookkeeper – but wait, there’s more!
After living the high-end (and low-end) restaurateur lifestyle and experiencing the BEST and WORST that world has to offer, Kasey decided to take her knowledge and true-life experiences and turn it into a business that can help others navigate some of the pitfalls of entrepreneurship.
One of the biggest lessons learned on her journey? NUMBERS DON’T LIE. But we sometimes lie to ourselves – especially about business. So, knowing your numbers, the true, accurate, real, down and dirty, no-holds barred NUMBERS of your business is KEY to the success of your business. And Kasey knows her numbers, and she’ll make sure you know yours too.
Along her journey, she came across a real game-changer known as “Profit First” – a simple yet ridiculously effective cash management tool that EVERY business should be using (and I mean EVERY). Once discovered, Kasey became a Profit First Professional Mastery Member, one of less than 50 in the world, and now works with businesses all across the US to help “eradicate entrepreneurial poverty”.
Kasey’s sole mission, and she and her Team have chosen to accept it, is to help business owners take control of their business, control of their numbers, drive the business toward its truest vision, and to be rewarded for that valiant effort.
Fun Fact? Kasey is a ridiculously obsessed NFL fan (GO PATRIOTS!) and has flown on the Team Jet to a game in Buffalo and watched the game from the sidelines standing near all the players.
Amy Salvatori is one of the original Spark Girls having started with the team in 2011. She is a Lead Accountant who handles a diverse client base consisting of restaurants, hair salons, catering companies, career coaches, travel agents, publishing companies, retail stores, law firms, and co-working spaces. Her range of knowledge and experience across a broad base of industries makes her an integral component of the Spark team. That experience coupled with a tireless work ethic and easy-going repertoire with her clients gives them confidence that Spark is the right choice for their specific business needs.
Amy received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Babson College. From there she joined a Boston mutual fund company as a Fund Account and quickly rose through the ranks. When she felt the time was right, she decided to take a break from the corporate world to start a family. During the next 14 years, she brought four wonderful people into the world while working with her husband to grow his business. Additionally, Amy volunteered with several civic organizations. With her children thriving, and drawing on her experience in both a large corporate financial environment and a smaller entrepreneurial setting, she reentered the workforce finding a new challenge in the familiar accounting sector with Spark.
Stephanie is a Umass Amherst Alumni and a veteran of the hospitality and service industry, having worked in retail and restaurants for over 20 years. She gained insight into running a business when she opened her own luxury concierge company in 2007. She loves working with a variety of clients specializing in, you guessed it- retail and restaurants, but also has loads of experience and really enjoys working with both the construction and medical industries. When she's not hard at work helping your company be the best it can be, you can find her spending quality time cooking, listening to music, dancing and laughing with her husband and two children, two and four years old.
Jaclyn Torrey is a Staff Accountant who handles a variety of clients in various industries including construction, legal, retail, specialty services, not-for-profit, technical solutions, mortgage, and more. She is very passionate and takes the time to really get to know each of her clients and their specific needs. She is very detail-oriented and works as part of a team to ensure the best possible outcome for each of her clients.
Jaclyn started working here at Spark in March of 2017. On May 23rd, 2018 she received a scholarship from the MSCPA at the Believers & Achievers Recognition Reception. In December of 2018 she received her Master’s in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She is now working towards passing the Uniform CPA Exam to become a Certified Public Accountant for the state of Massachusetts. She brings energy and enthusiasm to Spark through her motivation and commitment to learn and practice accounting.
A fun fact about Jaclyn is that she got married on May 26th, 2018! It was a small wedding ceremony on Boardwalk Beach in Sandwich. In case you were wondering, yes this was Memorial Day weekend!
Workin' on this one too!
Cathy Costello is a Lead Accountant and Business Consultant with Spark. Cathy has worked in the field of accounting for 22 years. Cathy’s specialty is service-based industries, working with doctors, therapists, real estate agents and investors, day care providers and contractors. She has seasoned experience with job costing and location classing.
Our clients love that she cares about their business and has a unique ability to connect with the business owners’ needs and vision for their company. Cathy also works closely with Kasey on growing Spark and serves to train our employees on the Spark high tailor to our clients’ needs standard.
A fun fact about Cathy is that she has 9 siblings and 22 nieces and nephews, which makes her a great team player!
Breanna Kelley AKA Bree is a Staff Accountant who specializes in data entry for several of Spark’s clients. She started working at Spark in August of 2018 after making a drastic career change to pursue her dreams of working in the accounting industry. She is eager to learn and grow after spending many years in the hospitality industry, most recently as Store Manager at White’s Bakery in Hingham. She came into Spark and hit the ground running! She is a fast learner who is not afraid to ask questions.
Bree received her Associates in Criminal Justice with a certificate in Policing from Massasoit Community College in December 2018. Some of the many skills that Bree contributes to Spark include time management, organization, great attention to detail, dedication, and communication. She has quickly shown that she is an asset to Spark and to the clients we serve.
A fun fact about Breanna is that she purchased her first home in East Bridgewater with her boyfriend on May 16th, 2018. She also added a new member to her family, Mushu the Maincoon cat (named after a character from the Disney movie Mulan).
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