Doryanne Hamel, CPA, CFE joined the Firm in 2008 and is a member of the Firm’s Accounting and Auditing Department. She has over 15 years’ experience working with closely held businesses in the manufacturing, retail, service, health care, broker, investment entity and not-for-profit industries.
Doryanne is responsible for audit, review, compilation and other accounting and tax engagements for a wide range of clients. She is a seasoned, hands-on technical auditor who effectively executes an engagement from planning through final reporting. Doryanne has been responsible for the audits of privately held companies and employee benefit plans with gross revenue ranging from $2 million to $2 billion. Her expertise encompasses the audits of retirement plans including defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans and employee stock ownership plans (ESOP). In addition, Doryanne has assisted film and television production companies in obtaining the Rhode Island Motion Picture Tax Credit.
Doryanne maintains a leadership role in the management of the Firm’s employee benefit plan audit practice and frequently develops and presents in-house technical training for staff. She is qualified to perform employee plan audits in accordance with the guidelines established by the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center.
In 1997, Doryanne graduated cum laude from Bryant College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. In 2012, Doryanne completed the professional requirements to be certified as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Professional Associations and Activities
Doryanne has been and is currently involved in the following professional and civic organizations:
- Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Member of Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
- Vice President and Treasurer, Alzheimer’s Association, RI Chapter
- Director, Rhode Island Chapter Certified Fraud Examiners
- Finance committee member, Hope Alzheimer’s Center