Rod Doyle, CPA, CA
Founder and CEO
Rod Doyle is the Founder and CEO of Plugged-IN CPA Accounting and Tax. With a CA, CPA, and the CPA In-Depth tax course, Rod can offer exceptional financial advice to his clients. Before founding Plugged-IN CPA Accounting and Tax, he worked with a public practice firm for almost 13 years.
His advanced knowledge of accounting and tax empowers him to make good decisions for the firm. Rod pushes the team to be constantly innovating to provide consistent, timely, accurate information.
Rod is a problem solver and a business enthusiast, so he opened a firm that could help clients through various complex business and tax issues. He seeks to empower his clients with his extensive knowledge and modern 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 completed her CPA designation from the CPA Atlantic School of Business after obtaining her BBA from the University of New Brunswick. While at UNB, Alana graduated with a major in accounting, a minor in economics, and a concentration in finance. Her exceptional management skills make her the perfect candidate for running much of the firm's day-to-day business.
When signing up as a new client of Plugged-IN CPA you will likely meet Alana as part of the onboarding team. Alana is passionate about business owners having up-to-date information; she is an expert at building processes and systems that fit clients' lives and takes that pain points out of record keeping. 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 firm specializing in audit and advisory. This experience provided her the skills necessary to manage our year-end team that prepares audits, reviews, and notice to reader engagements.
In her spare time, Alana enjoys coaching ringette, hiking, and attempting to garden.
Client Service Managers Team
Mike McSorley, CPA
Mike graduated with a bachelor of business administration with honours in accounting and economics. He completed the CPA program in 2016 and is currently working part time on an MBA degree from UNB. Throughout his degree, Mike enjoyed being part of a vibrant, diverse campus community.
Originally from St.Stephen, Mike settled in Fredericton because of the small-town feel, the many activities, and the great weather.
Mike's education, and his background in industry has given him the understanding to help clients understand the help explain the issues that are important to them.
When not in the office, Mike enjoys staying active, whether that is going for a hike or playing recreational hockey or football.
Erin Hawkins, CPA
Manager, Corporate Tax
Sara Leblanc, CPA
Manager, Client Accounting Services
Nataliia Kuznetsova became a valued member of the Plugged-IN team in September 2022, following her relocation from Ukraine to Fredericton. With an impressive educational background, Nataliia obtained a Bachelor's degree in accounting in 1999 and later completed her Master's degree in 2002, specializing in Accounting and Audit. Over the course of her extensive career spanning more than 20 years, Nataliia has amassed a wealth of experience in accounting, having worked with businesses of various sizes across multiple countries.
In her role, Nataliia plays a crucial part in providing her clients with current and precise financial information, enabling them to make well-informed decisions for their businesses. With her innate sense of organization and unwavering attention to detail, Nataliia excels in this position, ensuring that all financial data is meticulously maintained and readily available when needed. She consistently delivers the high level of accuracy and reliability that her clients rely on.
Nataliia has set her sights on pursuing the CPA program in the near future, demonstrating her commitment to professional growth. Outside of her professional endeavors, Nataliia dedicates her free time to her family, who are deeply involved in competitive swimming. She actively engages in volunteering as a timekeeper or an official, contributing to the success of swimming events while fostering her passion for supporting her loved ones and the community.
Jaclyn Wood, BComm
Manager, Payroll Team
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 multiple businesses in the fields of 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.
Manager Onboarding and Technology