Our Team

Firm Directors

All our directors at Aaron Smith, P.C. are certified public accountants (CPAs) who are highly qualified and have a deep concern for our clients. Each has extensive business experience that together spans a wide range of industries. This knowledge, along with the personal attention of all members of our team, benefits you as a client and is what sets us apart.

Bernard F. “Buzz” Travers, III

CPA, Managing Director

An attorney and licensed CPA in Massachusetts and Connecticut, Buzz manages our day-to-day operations. As a tax specialist, Buzz’s area of expertise includes corporate, individual and fiduciary income tax; state and local income and sales and use taxation; federal and state tax audits; mergers and acquisitions; estate and gift taxation; nonprofit taxes; and bankruptcy taxation.

Scott A. Betsher

CPA, Director

A member of the firm since 1986, Scott specializes in accounting and auditing. He works with not-for-profit organizations, manufacturers, construction companies, condominium associations, retailers, real estate and distribution companies.

Pierce R. Keefe

CPA, Tax Director

Pierce has been a member of the firm since 2011. He focuses on corporate, partnership, individual and multistate tax issues, federal and state tax audits, and estate and gift taxation.

Jeremy M. Leblond

CPA, Director

With us since 2010, Jeremy became a director in 2017. He works directly with clients, helping partners manage audits, reviews and compilations.

Jean M. Achatz

CPA, Manager

A member of the firm since 2002, Jean was formerly a senior accountant and now oversees various audit, review and compilation engagements.

Alanna K. Madsen

CPA, Supervisor

Alanna joined the firm in 2013 and is responsible for small- to medium-sized clients, preparing their financial statements.

Cynthia (Cindy) W. Donovan


With over 30 years of experience, Cindy is intricately familiar with different levels of accounting services including audits, reviews and compilations.

Trent Domingos

Senior Accountant

Trent joined us in 2015 and is responsible for audits, reviews and compilations as a senior accountant.

Daquan N. Holmes

Staff Accountant

Daquan joined our firm in 2017 and is responsible for audits, reviews and compilations.

Elise C. Morin

Senior Accountant

Elise joined our team in 2017 and is responsible for audits, reviews and compilations.

Leah Sheets

Staff Accountant

Leah joined the firm in 2019 and is responsible for audits, review and compilations of client financial statements.

Kathleen Brown

Administrative Staff

(413) 525-0009 Ext. 223

Joanna Smigiel

Administrative Staff

(413) 525-0009 Ext. 221

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