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  • Baker Newman Noyes Promotes Two N.H. Professionals to Principal

    PORTSMOUTH—Baker Newman Noyes (BNN), a nationally recognized top 100 accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce two new senior-level promotions in its Manchester, New Hampshire office. 

    Kory Reynolds, CPA, MST, and Matthew Vasil, CPA, have been promoted to principal, effective Jan. 1, 2024.

    “It is my pleasure to congratulate and welcome our newest principals to the senior leadership team at BNN,” said Managing Principal Dayton Benway. “Kory and Matt have shown dedication to serving our clients, demonstrating strong technical acumen and leadership skills in every engagement, and developing specialized expertise in niche and emerging areas. On behalf of the principal group, we look forward to their participation as we look toward the future of BNN.”

    Reynolds, of Canterbury, joined the firm’s tax practice in 2015, after several years at a regional New England firm. He specializes in delivering tax planning and compliance services to clients in the construction, real estate, and professional services industries. Reynolds earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Plymouth State University and a master’s degree in taxation from Northeastern University.

    “Kory’s technical knowledge combined with his dedication to building strong client relationships has been a tremendous asset in our tax practice,” said Andrew Smith, principal and director of tax services. “He serves as a professional partner in his clients’ success, working to understand their business and industry to provide strategic, tailored solutions. His commitment is a hallmark of the service we aim to provide, and we are proud to recognize his achievements.”

    Vasil, of Litchfield, brings nearly 20 years of accounting experience to his role, including 14 years with BNN and five years as the director of finance with a large retailer in New Hampshire. He joined BNN initially in 2005 as a member of the assurance practice focusing on manufacturing, retail, distribution, and construction companies. In addition, he has served a variety of non-profit organizations and serves on the boards of The Webster House Children's Home and The Upper Room Family Resource Center. Vasil earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and management from St. Joseph’s College of Maine. 

    “Matt’s approach emphasizes building the critical rapport needed to meet client needs, while also providing outstanding guidance and counsel on an array of assurance planning and compliance matters,” said principal and director of assurance services, Rick Cyr. “He has been a longstanding BNN team member and mentor, and we are excited to welcome him to the leadership team. We look forward to more great things from him in the years to come.”

    BNN is ranked as a top 100 firm by Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting and has received a Best of Accounting award for superior client service for five consecutive years. Throughout New England and beyond, BNN is known for their specialized knowledge and experience, award-winning client service, and collaborative approach. The firm is led by 42 principals across five offices in New England. They are an independent member of HLB, a dynamic international advisory and accounting network.
    About Baker Newman Noyes 
     Baker Newman Noyes (BNN), one of the top 100 tax, assurance, and advisory firms in the nation, fosters strong, personal relationships through timely advice that helps clients achieve their goals. BNN’s professionals are entrusted by organizations and individuals to deliver effective accounting and financial solutions with diligence, vision, and responsiveness. The firm draws on deep experience and fosters collaboration between practice groups to find solutions to any situation, with a focus on banking and financial services, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing and commercial, nonprofit, professional services, real estate and construction, public sector entities and privately held and family-owned businesses. With a Net Promoter® Score of 80, BNN has received the Best of Accounting™ Award from independent research firm ClearlyRated for providing superior client service for the past five consecutive years. BNN serves clients globally from its headquarters in Portland, Maine, and full-service offices in downtown Boston and Woburn, Mass., and Manchester and Portsmouth, N.H. BNN is an independent member of HLB – the global advisory and accounting network. Follow BNN on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.