Greater Than Accountants

Experience, expertise, and a commitment to go the extra mile to serve our clients are the hallmarks of the professionals here at Spinelli CPAs. While our tax and accounting work is always accurate, timely, and precise, we believe our greatest value to you is fulfilled when we go above and beyond traditional accounting  services to support and guide your journey toward a brighter financial future. 

This commitment is at the core of our firm’s mission statement:

To serve as trusted advisors, capable of transforming our extensive experience and expertise of audit, tax and industry trends into a strategic pathway to position our clients for maximum profitability and financial success.  We are dedicated to providing quality services and expert financial advice through our passion for accounting and commitment to excellence.  We believe in and value giving back to the communities in which we live and work.

Realizing Your Potential

With many years of experience serving a wide range of clients, our team has the in-depth knowledge, and technical proficiency to serve all of your tax and accounting needs at a time when tax laws and regulations are shifting at a rapid pace. More importantly, our work has given us a remarkably well-rounded view of the possibilities that exist for business owners seeking to grow more profitably, non-profit managers hoping to maximize use of funding, and individual tax payers aspiring to build a stable financial life. 

With our eyes on helping you to realize your full potential, we also deliver a personal level of attention and service that is rooted firmly in our firm philosophy on client service. Your phone calls and emails are returned. Deadlines are consistently met. Meetings are always productive.  And there are no surprises in our billing practices. This is our commitment to you and you deserve no less.

Meet Our Team

Karen J. Spinelli, CPA

Managing Partner

Karen has more than 25 years of hands-on accounting, tax and business consulting experience. She has focused her career on working with the owners of small- and mid-sized, closely held and family owned businesses, supporting the mission of non-profit organizations, and providing financial guidance for individuals and families. Having formerly served as President of Robert C. Alario CPA’s, Karen has a strong base of practical experience that allows her to see beyond the everyday necessities of businesses and individuals to explore the potential held by each of her clients, helping them to reach their goals.

Karen is a graduate of Fitchburg State University, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA).

Karen stays active in her community and enjoys supporting small businesses and not for profit Organizations. Karen serves as a trustee for the Fitchburg Art Museum, as a director for Fitchburg State University Foundation, committee member of Boy Scout Troop 12 Leominster and she is the treasurer for the Center for Italian Culture.

Are you ready to enjoy a higher level of service from your accounting firm? Call Spinelli CPAs at (508) 365-6522 or email us at

Eva Akese, CPA

Eva graduated from Worcester State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Assumption College.  She is licensed with the State of Massachusetts as a Certified Public Accountant.  Eva is currently an Audit Manager with fifteen years of audit and accounting experience in both small local and national accounting firms and received the distinguished Excellence and Service Quality Award for Contributions to the Success of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) Financial Reporting Unit. Eva has served as the Director of Finance at Upper Room Family International Church for 10 years.

Megan Riendeau, EA

Megan graduated from Fitchburg State University and has earned the designation of Enrolled Agent with the IRS.  Megan brings fourteen years of tax, accounting and auditing experience to the Spinelli team and has been the In Charge Accountant for audits, compilations and reviews of not-for-profits, governmental clients, and small businesses.  Megan has also served as the Board Treasurer of Arc of Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts for over six years.

Michele Allen

Michele earned her degree from Becker College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and her degree of Master of Science in Accounting from Worcester State University.  Michele is currently the In Charge Accountant for audits, compilations, and reviews of not-for-profits, governmental clients and small businesses. She brings more than fifteen years’ experience in the private and public sectors, which includes governmental and non-profit accounting, auditing, management consulting and tax planning as well as preparation of engagements.  Michele believes in giving back to the community and coaches a youth soccer team, as well as volunteers her time as Treasurer of the Skate for the 22 Foundation, Inc. and the Groton Regional Youth Hockey program.

Michael Restuccia

Michael graduated from UMass. Dartmouth and is currently pursuing his MBA.  Michael is a staff accountant with two years experience in not-for-profit tax audits and tax returns.  An avid sport enthusiast, Michael has coached many youth hockey teams and is the current coach for the Fitchburg State University Hockey Team. 

Suzanne Longone

Suzanne graduated from Becker College and brings over twenty years’ experience as the Firm Administrator.  Suzanne has worked for small regional firms as well as national accounting firms with over ten years’ experience in firm management.  Suzanne was given an award from XCM Solutions for Most Successful First Year Launch.  She has served on the client advisory boards of CCH Document and XCM Solutions.  A believer in giving back to the community, Suzanne has volunteered for Community Harvest Project, Cradles to Crayons, Food Share food distribution program and served as the Director of Women’s Ministries for over 15 years at Charlton Baptist Church.