KLR, one of New England's largest CPA and business-consulting firms, proudly announces the promotion of Dede LaBonte, Keith Leduc and Patrick Martin to Principal.   

DEDE LABONTE, CPA, MST - Dede has worked with clients in a variety of industries in the New England area for over 25 years.  She specializes in sophisticated tax planning for individuals, their families and closely held businesses.

KEITH R. LEDUC, CPA - Keith works with clients in a variety of industries, including hospitality, distribution, telecommunications and technology.  Keith specializes in auditing financial statements for technology companies, including software industry background with revenue recognition experience. 

PATRICK J. MARTIN, CPA - Patrick concentrates his efforts in providing financial services to tax-exempt organizations.  Patrick also performs management consulting on a variety of issues relative to the management of the modern not-for-profit organization, including grants management and internal financial reporting.

"KLR Shareholders are excited to welcome Dede, Keith and Patrick, into the firm's leadership circle", said Alan Litwin, KLR's managing director.  "This team has proven to be a valuable asset to our firm and we are thrilled about their achievements."

KLR is one of the largest full-service CPA and business consulting firms in New England and is ranked amongst the Top 100 firms in the United States. From six offices, Boston, Cambridge, Newport, Providence, Shanghai & Waltham, the 190-person firm provides assurance, tax, and consulting services to private and publicly-held companies throughout the United States and abroad.  KLR is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance, the 2nd largest international professional association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms.