At Burke & Associates, we believe in providing efficient and creative solutions to your business challenges.


"We strive to be proactive and to bring new ideas to our clients."

- John Burke, Managing Principal 

Our Values

We truly care about our clients’ financial success and provide proactive and highly responsive services to help each client achieve their goals. 

Tax Expertise

Constant changes in the tax environment may result in opportunities for you and your business.

Business Expertise

Our extensive experience working with entrepreneurial businesses gives us ability to think outside the box and go beyond the numbers to add  significant value.

Founded by John Burke in 2003, Burke & Associates provides proactive, professional and timely services rivaling the larger Boston firms.


At Burke & Associates, we believe in providing efficient and creative solutions to your business challenges.

Burke & Associates offers a variety of consulting, financial and tax planning, tax preparation, accounting, and payroll services to help you get an accurate financial snapshot of your business. Everything from payroll to audits, each service is personalized to your company’s unique needs. 

We strive for prompt, responsive services and personalized attention to detail.  Here are Burke & Associates, we want you to feel confident in our team. We are personally invested in your business as we become an extension of your management team. We provide insightful financial and tax advice to improve your bottom line. 

As a client of Burke & Associates, you’ll have unmatched resources at your fingertips with our talented and versatile team of 25 professionals and nine CPAs. We provide resources and services that rival the services and expertise typically found only at the larger Boston CPA firms.


Principals & Directors

John Burke, CPA, MST

Managing Principal

James Gambon, CPA

Principal & Director of Audit and Accounting Services

Ronald MacDonald Jr., CPA

Director of Tax Services


William McEachern Jr., CPA

Director of Accounting and Tax Services


Valerie Baxter-Boyle

Director of Small Business Accounting Services


Karen Ahlstrand

Principal & Director of Tax Services



Managers & Associates


Liping Xie, CPA, MSA

Tax & Accounting Manager


Christine Devine, CPA

Tax & Accounting Manager


Erjona Mane

Senior Associate


Marco Metaira



Linda Lincoln

Administrative Associate


Ursula Ryan, CPA, MSA

Tax & Accounting Manager


Sheila May 

Senior Associate


Heather Bisson

Senior Associate


Helena Liu



Kathryn Wenzlow

Front Desk Coordinator






Michelle Medeiros

Tax & Accounting Manager


Mei Dan Dai, MSA

Senior Associate


Brenda Reardon

Senior Associate


Sue Healy



Kara Watkins

Office Manager

Tina Yang, CPA, MSA

Tax & Accounting Manager


Mikaela Astore, MSA

Senior Associate


Jesse White, MSA



Tracey Burke