Administration

  • 158 Millennium Drive
  • Quispamsis, NB E2E 6E6
  • Telephone: 506-847-7471
  • Fax: 506-847-3151
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Carol LeBlanc, CPA, CMA

Managing Partner
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4029
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Carol has been with the firm since 1996 and a partner since July 2008.  She received her CMA (“Certified Management Accountant”) designation in 1999.  

As managing partner, she is responsible for client account management. This includes maintaining client satisfaction, continuously updating and understanding the clients priorities and identifying services that would be beneficial to those clients. Carol focuses on developing the team and implementing firm strategies.

She has been active in community projects, currently serving as Treasurer of the Hampton Community Club Inc and community member of the Town of Hampton’s finance committee.  She was elected to the Board of Directors of the Society of Management Accountants of New Brunswick in November 2011 as chair of the Public Accounting Committee.  She  is a current member of the Practice Inspection Committee of the Chartered Professional Accountants of New Brunswick.

In her spare time, she loves to be with her family and enjoys travelling.

Jessica Jamieson, CPA, CMA, BBA

Partner
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4027
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Jessica became a partner in 2014, after working for the firm since 2007. She was born and raised in Hampton but moved to Toronto to attend Ryerson University in 2004. She has since returned to the East Coast and now calls Keirsteadville home.

As a Senior Accountant, Jessica provides managerial support to staff and can be found providing clients with support for our services.

Jessica was inspired by her mother, who is also an accountant, and had successfully balanced her home and work life.  After attending Ryerson in 2004 and graduating with her Business Degree from UNBSJ in 2008, Jessica went on complete the CMA Program in 2014.

Some of Jessica’s responsibilities include but are not limited to; preparing Financial Statements, Corporate Tax Returns along with Charity Returns T3010. She provides support for incorporations, reorganizations and amalgamations.

When she isn’t working, Jessica enjoys spending time outdoors and travelling with her husband and young daughter. The three of them enjoy various activities like, boating and snowmobiling. She can also be found taking in a Broadway show in any city she visits!

Dean Mullin, CPA, CA, B Comm

Partner
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4036
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Michael Bishop, CPA, CA

Principal
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4038
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Margaret Tayes

Administrator
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Margie is our Office Administrator/Certified Bookkeeper and has been with the firm since the fall of 2003. She loves working with numbers and reconciling accounts.

Margie took online courses to become a Bookkeeper with the support of her husband and two daughters.

Margie takes the paperwork given to her by clients and turns it into Financial Statements.

She enjoys spending her spare time with her family and their pets. Some of her personal interests include knitting, doing crafts, and singing.

 Margie has been active in volunteering for the Canadian Cancer Society and continues to provide many hours of service in other non-profit organizations in our community.

Dale Steeves, FCPA, FCGA

Partner (Retired)
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4025
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Dale has been engaged in public practice for over 30 years and is the founding partner of the firm.  He received his CGA (“Certified General Accountant”) designation in 1973 and his FCGA (Fellowship) in 1987.  He has served on the Board of Governors of CGA - NB for over 15 years, chairing various committees and serving as Secretary, Vice-President and President.  He has also served on the Board of the Atlantic Regional Education Committee for CGA and on the National Insurance Committee. He has been active in community projects, currently serving as Chairman of the Planning Advisory Committee for the Town of Rothesay, NB.  Dale semi-retired in October 2014 and is still working for the firm providing consulting, advisory and other services to clients.

Vickie Keirstead, CPA, CGA

Principal
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4026
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Vickie is a Principal with Steeves Porter Hétu and has been employed with the firm since 1992. Born and raised in the Kennebecasis Valley she continued to live there after getting married, although she spent a short period of time living in Saint George.

Vickie has always liked numbers and problem solving, and since her father was a Certified General Accountant, it seemed like the obvious choice for her to follow that path.  After receiving a Business Technology – Accounting diploma from NBCC-SJ, she enrolled in the CGA program and received the CGA Designation in 1997. Vickie and her father, Dale Steeves,  were the first father and daughter Certified General Accountant team in New Brunswick.

In her position at Steeves Porter Hétu, she concentrates on reviewing Notice to Reader and Review Engagements, monthly bookkeeping, corporate and personal tax returns, although she still really likes putting a file together from start to finish.   Vickie does a lot of personal and corporate tax planning, dealing with client issues, and queries on accounting and tax related issues and has been able to acquire a wealth of knowledge in regards to preparing financial statements for charities and the associated completion of Registered Charity Information Returns.

On a more personal note, Vickie loves to read, watch movies with her family, and Vickie and her children have earned their Red Stripe Belt in Taekwondo.

 

Allan Eisner, CPA, CGA

Principal
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4030
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Al, an independent contractor, has 23 years of experience in the public accounting industry, most recently as a financial and tax consultant, working in Sussex New Brunswick. He specializes in corporate reorganization, business valuation, divisive reorganizations/asset spin outs, Section 85 and Section 86 rollovers and share structure set up. Al holds the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation, as well as a Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation, and has a reputation for excellent client service.

He tries to find solutions to challenges and issues that clients face and help them through major changes in their business. Things such as purchasing or selling a business, obtaining proper financing, succession planning and income splitting startegies as well as annual discussions about business performance and future direction. 

Al lives with his wife Sandra and their four adult children, along with three dogs and a cat. Their interests include music, art and reading. They enjoy family time the most.

 

Cynthia Duffy

Manager
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4034
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Cynthia is the manager of the senior and staff accountants and has been employed with the firm since January 2016. Born and raised on a dairy farm in Nauwigewauk, Cynthia graduated from Nova Scotia Agricultural College and worked in Carleton County for 20 years, working with a private agricultural consultant managing numerous research projects and providing financial management services, while studying in the CGA program.  She later accepted a term position as an administrator to a local women’s shelter, and continued providing financial, bookkeeping and accounting services.  Cynthia is currently studying to become a Tax Services Specialist.

In 2007, Cynthia and her son returned to the farm in Nauwigewauk where she has been providing accounting services since. As manager, Cynthia concentrates on providing managerial services to staff, reviews Notice to Readers and Review Engagements, performs audits, and still enjoys completing a yearend file from start to finish. Cynthia also interacts with clients and deals with client issues and queries.

In the past, Cynthia has served on The Chamber of Commerce as a secretary/treasurer and committee member; as an executive with The Canadian Junior Chamber; has organized local community hockey games for kids in Nauwigewauk; and has developed and facilitated programs for kids leaving abusive homes.

Cynthia thoroughly enjoys being a hockey/football/rugby/soccer Mom, enjoys fitness activities and spending time outdoors at the farm and with family.

Tyah Dyker, BAMAC

Senior Accountant
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4035
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Tyah is a senior accountant with Steeves Porter Hetu & Associates P.C. Inc. She performs a wide range of tasks on a daily basis and most often can be found working on corporate year ends. The accounting field was an easy career choice for Tyah because of her long term love of working with numbers. Tyah received her Business Administration diploma majoring in Accounting from Community College. She received a Bachelor of Applied Management in Accounting at UNBSJ in 2018 and will continue on to the CPA designation.

Tyah resides in Quispamsis with her husband and 2 sons.

Shawnesty Steeves, CPA, B.Sc.

Senior Accountant
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4024
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After growing up on the Kingston Peninsula, Shawnesty attended Memorial University with the initial intention of studying to be a Pharmacist. Her love of numbers and passion for working with people quickly meshed, changing her career path. She thoroughly enjoys working as an accountant because each client brings a new experience.

Shawnesty’s role as a Senior Accountant involves various tasks. She can be found preparing Corporate Client’s Year-End’s, Corporate Tax-Returns, Year-End Financial Statements, cash projections and also does some bookkeeping and assists with CRA processing reviews. 

In her spare time, Shawnesty can be found spending time with her husband, discovering their next adventure. She volunteers with the children’s programs at her church, which she finds to be very rewarding! She enjoys reading, baking and relaxing at home with her husband and their cat.

Shawnesty received her CPA designation in December 2017.

Elizabeth Phillips

Senior Accountant
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4023
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Elizabeth is a Senior Accountant with our firm who can be found preparing corporate year end files, and providing sound business advice to her clients.  She can assist clients with their computerized accounting needs.

She began her education studying marketing but quickly discovered a love for accounting, receiving a diploma from New Brunswick Community College in Business Administration with a focus in accounting.

Elizabeth is currently working towards her Bachelor of Applied Management in Accounting at UNBSJ and plans to continue on to the CPA designation. 

Yan Guo, CPA, CGA

Senior Accountant
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4043
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Sandra Smith, DFA - Bookkeeping Services Specialist

Firm Administrator
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4046
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Sandra is the Senior Bookkeeper at our firm.  She became a bookkeeper because she loves working with numbers and helping people organize their paperwork into Financial Statements.

She received her Bookkeeping diploma from the Knowledge Bureau and can be found doing payroll, preparing HST returns and so much more!  Sandra can help you with setting up computerized accounting programs for your business.  She has specialized training in Quickbooks and Sage 50 accounting programs.

Sandra lives in Rothesay with her husband. She enjoys cooking and reading and also loves to spend time at her family’s summer home on the Saint John River.

Christina McGrattan

Senior Client Advisor
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4045
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Christina graduated from Atlantic Business College in 1992 with a diploma in Business Administration with an Accounting Major.  After the birth of her daughter in 1995, Christina attended NBCC to achieve a diploma in Information Technology. 

Christina has over 20 years’ experience in the accounting field, ranging from data entry, to year end compilations, acquisitions & sales.  She enjoys all aspects of accounting duties and loves to see the job from beginning to end. 

Christina resides in Quispamsis and enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter & her pets.  She enjoys golfing, curling, traveling and volunteering at the SPCA.

 

Lynn Fullerton

Tax Preparer - Seasonal
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4044
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John Nichol

Tax Preparer - Seasonal
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4028
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Gwen Chase

Tax Administrator - Seasonal
  • Direct Line: 506-717-4040
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