Ian McLaughlin is a New York State Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a QuickBooks Pro-Advisor, with 15 years of experience in the private accounting industry. Additionally, he worked a combined 17 years in the career fields of public accounting and taxation. Prior to launching Dore and McLaughlin, Inc., Ian worked as an in-house private accountant for several small and mid-sized companies where he was responsible for running payroll, accounting, bookkeeping, internal controls, tax returns, data and work flows.
He gained extensive experience while working his way up the corporate ladder from his initial position as an Accounts Payable clerk to Controller (top managerial and financial accountant). Afterwards, he worked in one of the “Big 4” accounting firms, as well as a CPA firm, concentrating on taxation and audits for small to mid-sized companies. Along with having a successful career as a CPA, Ian is passionate about outdoor activities such as: soccer, surfing, and snowboarding.
Kimberly Dore is a QuickBooks Pro-Advisor who graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mercy College, receiving a Bachelors of Science degree in Public Accounting, and was awarded department honors in accounting. She began her career in 1989 as a full charge bookkeeper at several small companies. For the next 18 years Kimberly built a successful bookkeeping service; boosting revenue in range of $100,000-$3.5 million for the companies she worked with. Through her exceptional work and client service she has fortified a reputation as being honest, competent and reliable.
Among her achievements, is the formation of Kimandor Sales, Inc., a company which imported merchandise from China to America and it became the East Coast distributor for a major manufacturer in California. Kimberly’s experience as a business owner and the knowledge she has gained working closely with company CPA’s as a bookkeeper has afforded her skills as an entrepreneur and an accountant. Her exposure in the industries of Retail, Wholesale, Medicine, Hospitality, Construction, and Finance, enable her to adjust to each client’s needs. She is passionate about biking, skiing and loves to teach dance classes.