Rod Doyle

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 the CPA In-Depth 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 advanced knowledge of accounting and tax empowers him to make good decisions for the firm. Rod is a problem solver and a business enthusiast which is why 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 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 (Virtual CFO) services to our clients. She provides the most value to clients who are looking to grow their business and are open to new processes and software to create efficiency. Her love for helping people succeed and her understanding that every client is different make her perfect for this role.

Before joining us, she worked as a manager at other 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. 

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Judy Wood

Judy Wood 

Senior Associate (retired)

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 Wood

Senior Associate

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.

Jaclyn Wood
Linsey Brewer

Linsey Brewer

Payroll Specialist

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.


It's 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 Cowe

Senior Associate

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.

Daphne Cowe
Nick Butler

Nick Butler


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 for learning new things he has proved to be an asset to our team. Nick loves meeting new people and prides himself on building long-lasting professional relationships.


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.



Joanna Desormeaux

Our associate Joanna Desormeaux has a diploma from NBCC in Business Administration-Accounting. 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 the 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. Like her professional life, Joanna's personal life is carefully planned and meticulously managed.

Joanna Desormeaux
Trish Coulson

Trish Coulson

Associate Bookkeeper and Customer Care Specialist

Trish Coulson has 25 years of remarkable experience in International Banking, Trish knows customer service. She has the perfect combination of financial experience, business knowledge, and friendliness. She is professional, and a joy to work with.

Trish joined Plugged-IN CPA Accounting and Tax as an associate bookkeeper and customer care specialist. She goes to great lengths 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 her client’s profile and banking requirements, she will recommend a fiscal plan that corresponds exactly to the needs of that client. 

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 a footwear collection that would make anyone jealous.


Lubna Khoury


Lubna attended the New Brunswick Community College before obtaining her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick. She graduated with honours in human resources management and a concentration in accounting.


Lubna's plan is to start the CPA program in the near future. Currently her duties include bookkeeping, HST and payroll. Clients love the energy and care she brings to her work.

When she is not working, she spends her days gardening, painting, and hanging out with her dog, Sophie and Fiancé, Will.

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Allie Rippin

Staff Accountant

Allie obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of New Brunswick. She graduated with an Honours in Accounting.


Her duties include personal and corporate tax returns. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and cats (Opal and Onyx).

Originally from Minto, Allie worked in St. John, gaining valuable experience with Ernst and Young before moving back to Fredericton in 2020 to be closer to family and friends. She is a valued addition to our team.

Mike McSorley

Small Business Manager

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.


Alex McLaggan


An NBCC graduate with a degree in business administration and accounting, Alex is well-prepared for the profession of accounting. He has always been good at math, and unlike many people he knew, he has always enjoyed doing taxes.

He has a talent for automating accounting and business processes using software, and troubleshooting software problems on numerous platforms.

When he's not in the office, he spends his time playing historically-themed games or watching movies that have historical stories to tell. Most of all, he loves spending time with his son, and can frequently be found watching Paw Patrol and rearranging the Thomas the Tank Engine play set.

Letishia Harris

Senior Associate

Letishia Harris joined the Plugged-IN team in October, 2020

With a business accounting degree from NBCC and more than 20 years of experience working in bookkeeping, company tax filing, Letishia is adept at all aspects of business finances and tax fillings, such as HST and payroll returns. She is also an expert at personal tax preparation. 


Her home is in Harvey, New Brunswick where she owns a small farm.  In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.