Portland, Maine – January 1, 2020 – Albin, Randall & Bennett (ARB), a comprehensive, full-service public accounting, tax, and advisory firm for New England businesses and families, is pleased to announce the promotions of Laura T. Everett, CPA and Matthew J. Pore, CPA to Principals of the firm. Both professionals have made substantial contributions to the firm and ARB is very excited to see what they accomplish in their new roles.
Laura T. Everett, CPA joined the ARB team in 2006 after gaining valuable automotive accounting experience at a Maine-based Auto Dealership group. Everett is a leader in the firm’s Automotive Dealership and Credit Union Service groups providing accounting, attest, and business advisory services. Everett leads the firm’s recruiting program and is credited with establishing Experience ARB, a two-day externship program allowing accounting majors to explore the public accounting sector and the culture of ARB. Everett is a Certified Public Accountant and received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern Maine.
Matthew J. Pore, CPA joined ARB in 2018 as a Tax Director. During his 16-year career Pore has developed an acute understanding of tax and business advisory with an emphasis in tax M&A transactions and corporate restructuring. Pore is a leader in the Private Client Services group, and also works to serve niche clients in the areas of Automotive Dealerships, Closely Held Businesses and Craft Beverage. Pore has continued the firm’s longstanding commitment to provide excellent service and build high levels of trust with clients. Pore is a Certified Public Accountant who received his Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern Maine and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Alfred University.
“Both the firm and our clients have greatly benefited from the experience and skills of these two talented and dedicated team members. This is an exciting time at ARB as we continue to position the firm and our team for future growth.” says Cheri Walker, CPA, Managing Principal of the firm.
About Albin, Randall & Bennett
Albin, Randall & Bennett (ARB) is a full-service, certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in Portland, Maine. ARB is committed to being accessible to clients’ needs and offering savvy, sensible and warm-hearted financial advice. ARB has been named among the Best Places to Work in Maine for seven consecutive years, the most recent being 2019. ARB’s memberships in national associations provide the firm with additional resources to serve clients of all sizes with a broad range of needs. The firms’ clients in the automotive, construction, manufacturing, credit union, and nonprofit sectors, as well as closely-held businesses and family groups are located throughout New England.