Meet the Team

your business growth partners.

Nick Pasquarosa

Nick Pasquarosa

Founder & CEO

A Long Island Native, Nick loves technology and working with small businesses. In between meetings and sending emails, Nick can be found trying out new culinary experiences, traveling and jumping out of planes. He is very outgoing and also an avid marksman. Nick graduated from St. John’s University with a master degree in Taxation.

Michael Lane

Michael Lane

President

Michael Lane’s career spans over 30 years in the financial services industry as an executive and technology entrepreneur.  He has held senior executive positions at early stage venture-backed companies and large publicly traded enterprises. He attributes his strong operational, managerial, sales, marketing, and consultative expertise to his work at companies such as Accenture, Chase, and Bankers Trust.  Michael earned a BA degree from UCLA and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

 

Steven Muller

Steven Muller

Director of Sales

A New Yorker at heart, Steven is a devoted Android user and enjoys helping small businesses succeed. As a career-driven individual, Steven finds it important to be philanthropically focused and believes in giving back to this local community. When not in the office or on the phone, Steven is a thrill seeker, whether it be cliff jumping or venturing through paths not commonly traveled.

Terry Rubenfeld

Terry Rubenfeld

CFO

Terry graduated from NYU with a bachelor of science degree in accounting and management. He has over thirty years of experience working directly with business owners in different capacities including acting as a partner in two public accounting firms in New York City and as chief financial and operating officer of an apparel importer and telecommunications company.

Brian Haffey

Brian Haffey

Client Services

Long Island born and raised, Brian loves working closely with young entrepreneurs to educate and promote new opportunities.  When he is not in the office, he loves to stay active and travel; he traversed Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon this past year and has plans to take the show international!

Brandon Wasser

Brandon Wasser

Client Services

Even though he was born and raised on Long Island, Brandon considers himself a Southerner at heart. When not helping you grow your business, Brandon can be found at local country concerts or rooting on his Syracuse Orange to victory.

Erin Reece

Erin Reece

Client Services

Erin comes to Bookkeeper360 from a Xero-based bookkeeping practice, where she served as a virtual accountant for many of their clients.  She has been working in the accounting industry since 2011, preparing tax returns, bookkeeping, and financial analysis.  Erin has a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee. She is pursuing graduate work at South College in preparation of the CPA. When not on Xero, Erin loves hanging out with her family on the weekends and can be found in the mountains or on the lake!

Kevin Maillard

Kevin Maillard

Client Services

Born and raised on Long Island, Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from C.W. Post. He is a problem solver at heart and is always open to lending a hand where it’s needed. He enjoys reading Sci-Fi/Fantasy books, Sim Racing, anything with computers, and games of skill. He is often found walking trails with his wife and 2 dogs, a Shiba Inu and Long Haired Chihuahua.

Nicholas Mitchell

Nicholas Mitchell

Onboarding

Nicholas was born and raised on Long Island, during the summer, he can be found on his boat. ‘Mitch’s’ hobbies consist of collecting shoes and perfecting his KAWS art collection. Nicholas has a passion for customer satisfaction, providing solutions and learning about each and every one of the team’s clients.

Joe Arcos

Joe Arcos

Onboarding

Joe loves accounting. When Joe is not helping people convert to Xero, he can be found cooking, traveling around the world, and playing basketball. He is a determined person, focused on his career through the betterment of the small businesses he assists.

Brandon Cooperman

Brandon Cooperman

Client Services

Brandon graduated from Hofstra University with a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, he prides himself on treating every client’s business as if it was his own. While he isn’t busy at work, Brandon likes to adventure outdoors and try new extreme sports. When the sun is blazing, he especially likes to ride his jet-skis. Brandon also likes to be in the kitchen, creating different meals and trying new cuisines. 

Paul Agostini

Paul Agostini

Client Services

An avid fan of the Yankees and Knicks, Paul loves to help clients achieve their business needs. When he isn’t playing softball, Paul can be found sampling a litany of craft beers. An experienced traveler, Paul has been to 25 different baseball stadiums in 21 different cities.

Brenda Fuentes

Brenda Fuentes

Client Services

When Brenda is not crunching numbers in the office, she’s counting her steps at the dance studio. An avid salsa and bachata dancer, you can be sure to have a dance partner on call! Brenda is a fluent spanish speaker and is beginning her Master’s degree in accounting. When she’s not dancing or working, Brenda enjoys visiting new places and traveling abroad.

Noah Maldonado

Noah Maldonado

Client Services

Originally from sunny San Diego, CA, Noah has a passion for computers and technology. Noah is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force in the communications field. Now living on the east coast, during his downtime he is often spotted on the south shore by the beach.

Julianne Caracappa

Julianne Caracappa

Client Services

A Long Island native, Julianne earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from LIU Post. Julianne is a self-proclaimed “people person”, who has a passion for helping others and spontaneity. When not out and about, she can be found watching crime documentaries or doing Sudoku puzzles.

Brian Haimchand

Brian Haimchand

Client Services

Brian, born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from York College and is currently working towards a Master’s degree from Brooklyn College. In Brian’s free time, he enjoys playing basketball and riding his bike. Along with his love for travel, he owns a colorful collection of Hawaiian shirts.

Jenn Lavino

Jenn Lavino

Client Services

Born and raised on Long Island, Jenn earned her Accounting degree from Hofstra University and has over four years of experience in the industry. In Jenn’s free time, you can either find her at the beach or hosting her friends at her house for BBQ’s on the weekends. She also has a love of traveling, particularly to Nashville each year, as her and her husband are big country music fans!

Ivan Dorador

Ivan Dorador

Client Services

Ivan attained his MBA from Mount Saint Mary College and is currently studying for the CPA. When not accounting, Ivan is an avid Arsenal soccer fan, and a lifelong Jets fan – albeit they are impossible to watch. He enjoys traveling in his free moments and spending time with friends and family.

James Sanchez

James Sanchez

Client Services

James is a Queens native. He graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas College with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting. A baseball player from a young age through college, he also enjoys cars and music. Meeting new people, having great conversation, and making fresh experiences are what James enjoys most.

Doug Torres

Doug Torres

Client Services

Doug served in the United States Marine Corps from 2005 to 2009 with two tours to Al Anbar Providence in Iraq. He currently is working on his BA at SUNY Old Westbury and is studying for the CPA Exam. He spends time working with people with disabilities and finds it extremely rewarding to help them achieve short and long-term goals. 

Mike Hollowell

Mike Hollowell

Client Services

Mike is a Long Island native who graduated from SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. When outside the office, he enjoys playing sports, working out, and watching the Knicks or Rangers. Fitness is his passion outside of his professional career and he absolutely treasures his Spotify account.

Liz Black

Liz Black

Client Services

Liz earned her BS in accounting with a finance collateral at the University of Tennessee. Her experience includes a strong hospitality background where she continues to enjoy creating great experiences for others. Outside of work, Liz relishes spending time as a family, indulging in mint chocolate chip ice cream (green colored only!), and watching Seinfeld re-runs.

Kelly Punturo

Kelly Punturo

Client Services

Kelly was born and raised on Long Island and graduated from Lehigh University with a degree in Accounting. While at Lehigh, she was a hurdler on the track team. Kelly loves traveling the world and collecting rings where she visits – if you ever offer her pizza, she could eat the entire pie in a single sitting.

Heather Schmidt

Heather Schmidt

Client Services

Heather graduated from Mount Saint Mary College with both a BA in Accounting and an MBA. She previously worked in Payroll Tax Accounting and is currently studying for the CPA. Heather enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her cocker spaniel puppy and her two kittens.

Eimy Contreras

Eimy Contreras

Client Services

Eimy graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from SUNY Old Westbury. She is currently studying for her CPA. Eimy likes to spend her free time dancing, traveling the world, and experiencing new cultures. 

Brian Fennell

Brian Fennell

Tax

Saving the world one mile per gallon at a time, Brian is a proud owner of a Toyota Prius.  On the weekends he travels, in his Prius, along the east coast to catch NFL games. When not cruising in the HOV lane, in his Prius, you can find Brian helping Bookkeeper 360’s clients with tax preparation and planning.

Nicholas Gaiti

Nicholas Gaiti

Tax

When Nick is not causing havoc in the office, you can find him reconciling accounts and speaking with his favorite clients (which are all of them!) Outside of the office he enjoys watching the New York Giants and going off the grid by visiting his country home in upstate New York.

Dante Montovano

Dante Montovano

Sales/Marketing

Dante specializes in marketing and utilizing technology to generate leads and build brands across a multitude of different industries. Dante holds a BA in Business Administration, with a Concentration in Marketing, from LIU Post. Outside of his professional career, Dante’s interests include the history of pirates throughout the late 1700s, quantum physics, and obscure genres of music.

Anthony Epstein

Anthony Epstein

Sales/Marketing

Anthony graduated from Molloy College with a degree in History and enjoys building relationships with clients. When outside of the office, Anthony is known as the ‘Long Island Fish Guy’ and is an aquarium hobbyist with over 200 gallons of aquariums in his home. A lifelong Star Wars super fan, he essentially can be a Jedi himself.

Anthony Pastecchi

Anthony Pastecchi

Sales/Marketing

Anthony graduated from LIU Post Honor’s College with a concentration in management. He spent his senior year focusing on high-tech startup, Dealer.com, and the organic culture found within the firm, for his thesis in 2013. He has worked in the business publishing industry for over five years and also in production for televised events including College Football Playoffs and the US Open of tennis. When he’s not writing away, he can be found playing many different forms of tennis.

John Michael Pehnke

John Michael Pehnke

Office Administration

A lover of all things Aesthetic, nothing appeals to John Michael more than 1980s supercars, John Baldessari pieces, and Ray Bradbury short stories. When not playing open mic nights, John Michael can be found lurking corydora blogs, listening to metal, or acting pretentious.

Stephanie Petro

Stephanie Petro

Office Administration

Stephanie is a Long Island native and graduated from Brooklyn College with a Bachelor of Arts. Her experience as a legal secretary has developed her focus on organization, time management and direct personal interaction within the workplace. Out of the office, she enjoys traveling, playing with her dogs and caring for her niece and nephew. Stephanie loves to spend her free time with her family, at the beach, and of course at the shopping mall.

Jason Ambrosini

Jason Ambrosini

Office Administration

Jason is a recent graduate of Stony Brook University with a degree in Political Science residing in Wading River.  Fueled by a passion for music and art and culture – when he isn’t working – he is either traveling or planning to travel, having been to over 8 countries before turning 21. He plans to visit at least 50 in his lifetime.

Blizzy

Blizzy

Brand Ambassador

Puppy Princess AKA Blizzy, is an effortlessly fabulous pomsky. Her sassy personality, gorgeous appearance and energetic demeanor make her our favorite office employee.

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