Howe, Riley & Howe is pleased to announce the promotion of Kara Fontaine, CPA, from Manager to Principal. Fontaine, who lives in Hooksett, joined the firm in 2005 and specializes in commercial, construction and real estate, employee benefit plans, non-profits and foundations.
“We believe in promoting individuals who are passionate for our field of work, are dedicated to our firm and are committed to serving our clients to the best of their ability,” said Lance Turgeon, a managing partner at HRH. “Kara shares these qualities and many more; she makes an important impact at Howe, Riley & Howe and we are delighted to promote her to Principal.”
Fontaine is a summa cum laude graduate of Southern New Hampshire University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She became licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in 2007. She serves on the Audit Committee for The Granite YMCA and is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Manchester City Library Foundation. Fontaine is also a member of the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She provides audit and accounting services, financial consulting and assists clients through the firm’s EnCompass back office accounting program.