Penny B Ormiston, founder of Penny B Lowe CPA PC, is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years of Accounting and Taxation knowledge and experience. Penny has worked in a variety of businesses while expanding her auditing, accounting and tax awareness. Her expertise includes Corporations, Estates, Not for Profit, Auditing, LLC’s, Individuals,1031 Exchanges and Trusts. Penny is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  Through our cloud technology we can provide on-the-spot training and support, without ever leaving our office.  We offer the most updated version of QuickBooks while providing an immediate resolution to any situation that may arise.  As a Marist College alumni, Penny believes in the importance of education and giving back to the community.  She is on the Accounting Advisory Committee at Dutchess Community College; as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), a committed member of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the United States Bowling Congress (USBC).   She is very active in raising money and awareness for the Dutchess County ASCPA as well as a proud owner of a beautiful Harley Davidson 2006 Softail Duece  motorcycle. Contact Penny:

Denise O’Donoghue has been the office manager for Penny B Lowe CPA PC since 2007.  After receiving her Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration in History from SUNY Cortland she entered the workforce and has accumulated over 24 years of experience and knowledge in the managerial field. As the office manager, Denise plays a vital role in ensuring day-to-day operations run smoothly and efficiently.  Denise is the core of our firm whom both clients and employees turn to whenever a question arises.  Denise’s role within the firm is of the utmost importance; she alleviates the stress of the employees by embracing a large range of tasks and responsibilities. Contact Denise:

Gary Helstrom joined our office in August of 2015. Gary is in charge of the payroll department and works very closely with our payroll partner, ADP. Gary brings 25+ years of customer service experience. Gary is also independent insurance broker. He is licensed for life, long term care, health and fixed annuities as well as an Aflac rep. With unparralled knowledge he can help our clients navigate the very difficult situations that arise with their insurance needs.
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