Our Mission

What you should know about us

Our vision is very simple. We are focused on one thing. We help our clients create extraordinary businesses.

Specializing in closely held, family-owned businesses, Dennis & Associates has a basic philosophy that President David Dennis sums up as, “We’re an entrepreneurial firm, much like many of our clients. We¹re not typical accountants. In fact, our entire focus is on advice on helping our clients be more successful.”

Building lifelong client and employee relationships based upon mutual confidence and teamwork.

Our Team Members

David Dennis, CPA Partner

David Dennis, CPA, Partner and Founder of Dennis & Associates, P.C., has more than 35 years of experience in accounting and has been in private practice for more than 25 years. The son of an accountant, David holds a B.S. in accounting from Suffolk University. David serves as the financial advisor and sits on the board of directors for several clients. He is also involved as a board member in several nonprofit organizations throughout the Boston area including the Chairman of the Board of Quincy College.  Dianne DeVanna Center for Child Abuse and Neglect,  Quincy Lions, Cerebral Palsy of Massachusetts, as well as and active committee member of many national and local professional organizations such as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Public Accountants.

Contact David Dennis: david@dennisassociates.com

John McManus, CPA Partner

John McManus, CPA, Partner at Dennis & Associates PC, has been at Dennis & Associates for more than fifteen years. He is responsible for managing the corporate tax side of the business and manages the accountants in the office. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Bridgewater State University and an advanced Certificate of Accounting from UMASS Boston. John is on the advisory board of the Salvation Army of Quincy and is the treasurer of the Rotary Club in Quincy. He lives in Braintree with his wife, Erin, and their twin daughters, and enjoys playing golf and traveling in his spare time.

Contact John McManus: john@dennisassociates.com

Josephine Vidal, Office Manager

Josephine Vidal has been the office manager of Dennis and Associates since its inception in 1994 and partner of Granite Payroll Associates Inc.  Josephine has over thirty years of experience in administrative and payroll fields.  Her previous employment was with the City of Boston, Sr. Bookkeeper at the National Guard Armory and bookkeeper for various CPA firms.   Josephine is Vice President of the Kiwanis Club of Quincy and co-chair of the Maria Droste Counseling Services fundraiser committee.  Josephine was awarded the 2010 Maria Droste Award for her community service involvement.  She is the mother of three children and resides in Quincy with her husband Pete.

Contact Josephine Vidal: josephine@dennisassociates.com

Nina Tucker, Assistant Office Manager

Nina Tucker started working at Dennis and Associates as an intern in 2006, while earning her bachelor’s degree at UMass.  She left and rejoined the firm in October of 2015 as the assistant office manager. Nina has ten years of experience in customer service and bookkeeping.   She serves on the Fundraising Committee for the Debra Davis Foundation. She resides in Milton with her daughter Grace.

Contact Nina Tucker: nina@dennisassociates.com

Jennifer Amate, Accountant and QuickBooks® Specialist

Jennifer Amate, Partner at Dennis & Associates PC, has been with Dennis & Associates PC since 2001 as an accountant and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Jennifer works closely with our corporate clients for all their accounting, tax and QuickBooks needs. Jennifer is responsible for both on-site and in-house bookkeeping processes including QuickBooks setup, training and support and oversees the in-house bookkeepers. Jennifer also performs all the review and compilation engagements within the office. Jennifer graduated from Salve Regina University in 2003 with a B.S. in accounting. Jennifer started her career as an intern with Dennis & Associates in her junior and senior year of college and came on full time after graduation. Jennifer currently serves as the Treasurer of Quincy Network Connections, a subcommittee of the Quincy Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Lion’s Club. She lives in Hingham with her son, Drew.

Contact Jennifer Amate: jennifer@dennisassociates.com

Judson Walton,  CPA

Judson Walton has been with Dennis & Associates for over eleven years and has over forty five years of experience in public accounting with emphasis on tax preparation for individuals and closely-held businesses. He also has several years experience in private industry where he has served as controller. Jud graduated from the University of Massachusetts / Amherst where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting. Jud is responsible for the tax review function at Dennis & Associates.

Contact Judson Walton: jud@dennisassociates.com

Gregory Lamping, CPA, MSA, & MBA

Gregory Lamping, CPA MSA MBA, has both public and corporate accounting experience. He got his undergraduate degree from Babson College and his graduate degrees from Suffolk University. He lives in Weymouth with his wife Maggie and two children Zoe and Gabriella.

Contact Gregory Lamping: greg@dennisassociates.com

Sam Shoushtarian, CPA, MST

Sam Shoushtarian, CPA is a tax accountant at David Dennis & Associates with nearly 22 years of experience helping closely held businesses and high net worth individuals in the areas of tax compliance, planning, and advisory services.  He has extensive experience working with business owners and individuals to ascertain their needs, and tailoring customized tax solutions to serve those needs.  Sam has worked with a variety of clients in many industries including construction, banking, and array of service firms. Sam graduated from University of Massachusetts-Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and has obtained a Master of Science in Taxation from Bentley University. Sam enjoys traveling, kayaking and tennis.  Sam has also obtained the rank of Silver Life Master in bridge.

Contact Sam Shoushtarian: sam@dennisassociates.com

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