Rod Doyle CA, CPA
Founder and CEO
Rod Doyle is the Founder and CEO of Plugged-IN CPA Accounting and Tax. With a CA, CPA and a advanced tax course, Rod is capable of offering exceptional financial solutions to his clients. Before founding Plugged-IN CPA Accounting and Tax, he worked with a public practice firm for almost 13 years.
His advance knowledge of accounting and tax empowers him to make good decisions for the firm. Rod is a problem solver and a business enthusiasts which is why he thought of opening a firm that could help people through their financial needs.
He seeks to empower his clients with his extensive knowledge and top-notch business tools. After work Rod can be found with his friends and family or out on the golf course.
Alana Nicklin CPA
Chief Operating Officer
Alana Nicklin has her CPA and a BBA from the University of New Brunswick. Her exceptional management skills makes her the perfect candidate for running much of the day to day business in the firm.
When not working on our business Alana provides Virtual Chief Financial Officer services to our clients. She adds the most value to the clients who are looking to grow their business and are open to new processes and software to create efficiencies. Her love for helping people succeed and understanding that every client is different make her perfect for this role.
Before joining us, she worked as a manager at another local public practice firms where she specialized in audit and advisory.
In her spare time, Alana can be found coaching ringette, hiking and attempting to garden.
Judy is the founder of J L Wood & Associates Inc. which began operations in 2008. With more than 30 years of experience in accounting and finance management, Judy understands the financial challenges faced by business corporations and not-for-profit organizations.
Judy is also a seasoned business leader and facilitator. She provides one-on-one customized training to assist companies in setting up their financial management practices.
In her spare time, Judy enjoys travelling, golfing, playing bridge and spending time with her grandchildren.
Jaclyn graduated from Saint Mary's University with her Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2008. She has worked for the past 11 years in HR and Finance roles.
As a Senior Associate, Jaclyn not only maintains her own portfolio but also oversees and provides training to our more junior staff. Jaclyn has advanced certification in QuickBooks Desktop, QuickBooks Online and Sage 50.
Before joining us she was a Senior Associate with J L Wood bookkeeping. During her tenure there, she displayed exemplary management skills while overseeing an array of businesses such as consulting, real estate, retail, and non-profits. Jaclyn enjoys helping companies reach their maximum potential.
While not on the clock, Jaclyn enjoys spending time with her husband Mike and their girls Macie & Emily.
Linsey holds a Diploma in Accounting and Payroll Administration from Eastern College. She excels at managing her clients portfolios, as well as assisting junior associates.
Linsey worked at J L Wood Bookkeeping for 8 years. She is an expert on QuickBooks (Desktop and Online versions) and Sage 50 Accounting software. Linsey focuses on the needs of small and medium sized businesses, condominium corporations, daycares and non-profit organizations.
Its obvious to all, that Linsey knows the meaning of being a team player.
Linsey and her husband Alex can usually be found at the rink or ball field with their boys Jake and Greyson.
Daphne specializes in managing large and ongoing financial projects for small and medium-sized businesses. With over 30 years’ experience in business management and bookkeeping, and as co-owner of a successful construction company for 20 years, Daphne especially enjoys assisting clients within the healthcare and construction sectors.
Daphne is an advanced user of Sage 50 accounting software and has expertise in bookkeeping, payroll administration, project allocation, government filings, and financial statements.
Originally from Moncton, Daphne has made Fredericton her home since 1990, where she enjoys golfing, fishing and spending time in nature with her husband Jim, daughter Cathy, son-in-law Scott and granddaughter Freya.
Nick Butler is a graduate from the University of New Brunswick`s Bachelor of Business Administration program where he concentrated in Accounting. After graduating from the University of New Brunswick Nick joined us as an Associate.
With his enthusiasm towards learning new things he has proved to be an asset to the team. Nick prides himself on meeting new people and building a long-lasting professional relationship.
When he is not working, you will find him either at the ball field or the hockey rink. His passion for sports has helped him become an excellent team member.
Shawna graduated from Laurentian University in Ontario with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration – Finance. She also has a diploma from Cambrian College from their Accounting program and a diploma from Everest College in Bookkeeping and Payroll Administration, with her Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification being obtained in 2016. As you can see, she has a great love of learning.
As an Associate within Plugged-In CPA, Shawna’s duties include Bookkeeping, HST and Payroll. She is always willing to learn new technologies to further assist her clients and to build a long-term professional relationship with them. She is friendly and willing to go the extra distance for her clients.
Previous to joining our team, Shawna kickstarted her professional career in other provinces including Manitoba, Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan. She has worked for various companies as a bookkeeper and payroll administrator.
Outside of work, you can find Shawna curled up on the sofa reading a book. She has a dog named Miisha, a cat named Havo and a boyfriend named Alex who share her time equally. When she is not absorbed in the world between the covers of a good paperback, she is usually furthering her education or writing her next book in a series. She is a fan of downhill skiing and is planning on kayaking in the summer.
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Joanna Desormeaux has a diploma from NBCC in Business Administration-Accounting. She holds an Associate position with Plugged-IN CPA Accounting and Tax. With an exceptional eye for detail she has become an integral part of the team.
Her duties include payroll, HST, and bookkeeping. She finds it fascinating to tackle challenging patterns and develop robust bookkeeping files.
Before joining us, she also worked with Cauchy Barriault CPA Inc. and Department of Post-Secondary Education Training and Labor (PETL) Fredericton NB.
After work, you can find her with her 10-year-old child Natalya and cat Isabella. She likes watching YouTube, Netflix, going to the Bucket Club and playing Card Wars and Adventure Time Fluxx with her daughter. Joanna also has a clean hand in making bags and kid clothes. Planning being her best talent, she manages her personal and professional life excellently.
Associate Bookkeeper and Customer Care Specialist
Trish Coulson had 25 years of remarkable experience in International Banking, Trish knows customer service. She has the perfect combination of financial experience and exceptional personality which makes working with her always a joy!
Trish joined Plugged-IN CPA Accounting and Tax as an Associate Bookkeeper and Customer Care Specialist. There is no length she won’t go to ensure our clients’ needs are met. She will be the friendly face when you walk in and when she is not serving clients, she is keeping their books.
Before joining the team she worked in international banking. Within her tenure, she had served clients with many different financial aspirations. After a detailed study of the client’s profile and banking requirements, she recommends fiscal plans that are suitable for the firm. This gives her a great deal of knowledge in business.
When not on duty, you will find her either in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes (yum!) or reading a book. She loves shoes and has an enviable collection of footwear that can make anyone jealous.