Meet our team!
Katelyn McCarthy Ferguson, C.P.A.
Katelyn graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Masters degree, both in Accounting. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Massachusetts Society of CPAs. After working as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche, LLP in Boston Massachusetts, Katelyn joined an accounting firm in Hanover Massachusetts. Katelyn is a co-founder of McCarthy Ferguson CPA and heads our payroll, tax and accounting departments.
Adam Nathaniel Ferguson, C.P.A.
Adam graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and then worked in Boston in the accounting and finance fields within the financial services industry until procuring his MBA from Georgetown University. Previously, he had been working as the Business Development Manager, with a focus on North and South America, for a Massachusetts based telecommunications company. Adam is a partner at McCarthy Ferguson CPA and focuses on small to mid-sized business strategy and development.
Cheryl J. McCarthy, E.A.
Cheryl graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a Bachelor of Science degree. She has taken multiple advanced accounting and taxation courses. She became an Enrolled Agent (E.A.) in 1996 and has been a QuickBooks Certified Proadvisor for many years as well as an Advanced QuickBooks Certified Proadvisor since 2009. She has worked in the accounting and taxation field for over 30 years. Cheryl works with our payroll, tax and accounting clients and specializes in all phases of QuickBooks and has recently become a FreshBooks Certified Accountant.
Paul F. McCarthy
Paul graduated from Fisher College with a degree in Business Administration. Originally working in the banking industry, Paul has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years. Paul heads the administrative department at McCarthy Feguson CPA. Paul is an avid nature photographer.
Continuing Professional Education
As professionals, we are required to complete multiple hours of continuing professional education (CPE) in order to maintain our licenses and to be sure we are up-to-date with the many changes that occur in our profession. Public Accountants must complete at least 80 hours every two years; Enrolled Agents must complete 30 hours per year; and Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors must complete courses required by Intuit, the makers of QuickBooks.
We are proud of the fact that our professionals far exceed the minimum amount of required education We attend multiple conferences and meetings each year to be sure we are providing you, our clients, with the best possible service.