We don’t think of ourselves as just a CPA firm. It’s why every day our employees do their part to make a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. We like to have fun too and reward accomplishments at every opportunity.
Scroll down to see some of our fun firm events.
Scroll down to see some of our fun firm events.
Quarterly Celebration - September 2022
To celebrate the arrival of his first daughter the firm held a party honoring our own Nathan Walker, complete with gifts from all and all sorts of delicious dessert items. Our hope was by plying him with sweet treats that he would be better prepared for the sweet moments to come in his future. Congratulations to Nathan Walker and welcome Kimberly Grace Walker!
July 2022 Photo Contest
Mason + Rich held a photo contest for employees through the month of July to highlight some of the beautiful sights seen outside of the office. We created an internal poll that employees used to vote on their favorite picture! Our winners from the competition included a beautiful landscape photo which showcased sunflowers in their natural habitat, as well as our own Sarah Glaude celebrating one of the best moments of her life!
Welcome Breakfast for Jacob
Please join us in welcoming the newest addition to our team, Jacob Ducharme. Jacob will be joining us as an Associate Accountant and will assist the firm in the preparation of financial statements and tax returns (both personal and business). In a move which no one could anticipate, we elected to celebrate his arrival through yet another hearty breakfast from Tucker’s. Welcome, Jacob!
Season of Surprises - August 2022
Some big changes in the M+R family are occurring, and of course we just had to celebrate! We set some time aside to offer hearty congratulations to both Sarah Glaude and Alyssa Hodges as the former got married and the latter is expecting their first child. A variety of treats were brought in from Crumb to Mama and gifts were exchanged. Best wishes to both Sarah and Alyssa as they embark on their respective new journeys!
Summer Outing 2022
For our 2022 summer outing, Mason + Rich headed to Charmingfare Farm in Candia, NH, which was an ideal venue to celebrate all the firm’s accomplishments over the past several months and to view and learn more about a variety of animals. The M+R team brought their families, including many young children, to view and interact with all different types of animals – check out Charmingfare Farm’s website for more information. Despite the unBEARable summer heat (pun intended), the rain held off and it was a memorable time for all! Though, our voices were all a little HORSE from the celebration after (alright enough with the puns…)!
Mason + Rich Bids Farewell to Brian VanBlargen
Following a two year period as our individual tax manager, Brian VanBlargen, has gone on to pursue his next adventures in life. Brian was a driving force behind our individual tax process and the vivacious energy he brought to it will be sorely missed by all. Despite his wishes to the contrary, we forced him to break bread with us one last time over Einstein Brothers’ bagels. We wish him well in what comes next!
Welcome Breakfast for Emma & Anthony
Please join us in extending a warm welcome to the newest members of the M+R team, Emma and Anthony! Anthony is joining us as an Associate and is primarily responsible for assisting in the preparation of financial statements, performing client bookkeeping, and supporting our tax preparation team. Emma is joining us as an Office Administrator and is primarily responsible for answering incoming calls, helping clients access documentation electronically, and greeting clients when they visit our office in Concord. Since it’s hard to learn on an empty stomach, we decided that before training began in earnest, that we would all get together over breakfast (from Tucker’s) to mark this momentous occasion.
Quarterly Birthdays and Anniversaries: Q3-2022
We celebrated office birthdays and anniversaries for the third quarter of 2022 by having ice cream cakes from Ben and Jerry’s. We also had our quarterly drawing for prizes from our Employee Recognition Board for Quarter 2 of 2022. The winner was Brenda, who had been nominated for her constant positivity. Congrats, Brenda!
Welcome Breakfast for Theresa (Tess) Harrison
Please join us in welcoming the newest member of our team, Theresa (Tess) Harrison, to the firm! Tess is joining us as an Associate Accountant and is primarily responsible for assisting in the preparation of financial statements, performing client bookkeeping, and supporting our tax preparation team. Before she begins her duties, however, it was important that we celebrate her arrival the best way we can: a delicious breakfast from Tucker’s! Please join the rest of the Mason + Rich team in extending a warm welcome to Tess! To learn more about Tess, see the “our staff” page of our website for her bio.
Ice Cream – June 15th, 2022
In June of 2022, the firm met to celebrate the beautiful summer weather with some ice cream from Granite State Candy Shoppe. The firm sampled a great many treats ranging from traditional ice cream to ice cream sandwiches and even root beer floats. A great time was had by all – thanks to Granite State Candy Shoppe for the desserts!
End of 2021 Tax Season - April 18th, 2022
The firm took some time to celebrate the end to another successful tax season this year, hosted at the Red Blazer Restaurant in Concord, NH. This gathering allowed our team to reflect back on and celebrate each other for all of the little success stories that came out of tax season 2021. It also proved to be the perfect opportunity to celebrate all of the birthdays and work anniversary’s that occurred during our busy season. Special thanks to the Red Blazer for creating a very special afternoon!
Mason + Rich Bids Farewell to Karyn Finkelson
In April of 2022, the firm said goodbye to Karyn Finkelson, the firm’s then Manager of Advisory Services. The firm picked up some sweets to commemorate the occasion, wishing Karyn the best in her next adventure. Karyn will be sorely missed at M&R; her passion and enthusiasm were both extremely contagious and greatly appreciated by her clients and the firm.
Tax Season Events: January - March 2022
In February of 2022, the firm got bagels to commemorate and thank our team for one month of hard work during tax season 2021. Then, in March of 2022, the firm celebrated not only its quarterly work anniversaries and birthdays, but also held a surprise baby shower for our own Mallory Vincent. Everyone enjoyed a lunch from Chipotle and some good laughs as we preemptively celebrated the arrival of baby Miles. In April of 2022, the firm got doughnuts from NH Doughnut Co. on Main Street here in Concord to help make the final push to the end of tax season. All of these events included great food, great company, and helped our team to stay committed and focused right up to the deadline!
Quarterly Birthdays and Anniversaries: Q1-2022 Cannoli’s!
We celebrated office birthdays and anniversaries (virtually via Zoom) for the first quarter of 2022 by having delicious cannoli’s from The Cannoli Stop here in Concord! We also had a drawing for prizes from our Employee Recognition Board for Quarter 4 of 2021. The winner was Alyssa, who had been nominated for her help in hiring the firm’s newest team member, Sarah Thayer. Congrats Alyssa!
Welcome Lunch for Sarah Thayer
To welcome our newest team member, Sarah Thayer, to the firm Mason + Rich provided the team with lunch from Buffalo Wild Wings. Sarah is the firm’s Office Administrator, and will primarily be responsible for answering incoming calls, helping clients access documentation electronically, and greeting clients when they visit our office in Concord. Please join the rest of the Mason + Rich team in extending a warm welcome to Sarah!
Holiday Party 2021
The annual Mason + Rich holiday party was held at the Common Man in Concord, NH this year, which provided an ideal venue for a night full of laughter and jokes, as members of M&R exchanged gifts with one another as part of a celebratory Yankee Swap. In addition to the holiday festivities, M&R staff also used the gathering as a chance to celebrate the birthday of our own Lena Rozzi, CPA. M&R wants to sincerely thank the Common Man for providing a superb meal and venue for all to enjoy.
Mason + Rich Bids Farewell to Kaila Richardson
The Mason + Rich team bid farewell to one of its core team members, Kaila Richardson, who is best described as the firm’s always-smiling Office Administrator. As the Office Administrator, Kaila was primarily responsible for answering incoming calls, and helping our clients to access their documents electronically. For the past two years she managed both of these duties with an infectious smile, and an energy that was second to none. Her positive, can-do attitude and willingness to pitch-in and help others will be sorely missed at the firm. A farewell get-together was held to thank Kaila for her time and contributions to the firm, and Mason + Rich wishes her the best in her future endeavors.
Mason + Rich held an in-office costume contest for our team members. As you can see, there were quite a variety of fun costumes, but there could only be one winner! The competition was tight however Joshua, dressing up as a leprechaun, ended up winning a gift card to Granite State Candy Shoppe! It must've been luck! We also had our own office Trick-or-Treating event, where everyone brought in candy and visited each other's offices to show off their costumes and enjoy a delicious treat.
Mason + Rich held an office pizza party to celebrate our newest employee, Adam! We enjoyed some delicious pies from Sal's here in Concord. Welcome to the M+R team!
Quarterly Birthdays and Anniversaries: Q4-2021 Trail Mix!
We celebrated office birthdays and anniversaries for the fourth quarter of 2021 by having a make-your-own trail mix bar! We had a drawing for prizes from our Employee Recognition Board for Quarter 3. The winner was Lena, who won a $50 gift card to T-Bones! We also held a "roast" for those in the office who are celebrating milestone anniversaries. We shared some great laughs!
Summer Outing 2021
For our 2021 summer outing, we were finally able to go out and do something together as a firm! Mason + Rich ate a delicious dinner at the Homestead and Tavern restaurant in Bristol, New Hampshire, and finished the night off by enjoying a beautiful sunset cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee up in Laconia. It was a wonderful time!
Mason + Rich July 2021 Photo Contest
Mason + Rich held a photo contest for employees through the month of July to highlight some of the beautiful sights seen outside of the office. We created a poll on LinkedIn where many of our clients voted on their favorite picture! It looks like the two pups won over our LinkedIn followers, however the dog on a log and beautiful woodsy walkway tied for first place during our in-office contest!
Quarterly Birthdays and Anniversaries: Q3-2021 Ice Cream!
We celebrated office birthdays and anniversaries for the third quarter of 2021 by having delicious ice cream from Granite State Candy Shoppe here in Concord! We also had a drawing for prizes from our Employee Recognition Board for Quarter 2. The winner was Mallory, who had been nominated for passing her CPA exam. Congrats Mallory!
Quarterly Birthdays and Anniversaries: Q2 - 2021 Desserts!
We celebrated office birthdays and anniversaries for the second quarter of 2021 by having delicious whoopie pies and cookies!
End of Tax Season 2020
To celebrate the 2020 tax season ending, we went to the Lakehouse Tavern in Hopkinton. We enjoyed great food, great company, and great jokes from Jeff!
Mason and Rich staff had some fun throughout the busy season playing bingo and winning prizes! We kicked off our daily bingo game with some delicious pizza from Sal's.
Quarterly Birthdays and Anniversaries: Q1 -2021 Breakfast!
We celebrated office birthdays and anniversaries for the first quarter of 2021 by having breakfast from the Works Café and Bakery! We had delicious bagels, pastries, and fresh fruit. We also had a drawing for prizes from our new Employee Recognition Board. The first-ever winner was Ben who had been nominated for doing a great job helping to process engagement letters!
Holiday Party 2020
Due to the coronavirus our holiday party was cancelled, however, we still had a great time exchanging our Secret Santa gifts in the office!
November 2020 Celebrations
This month we had firm celebrations with cake for the office and also celebrated National Vanilla Cupcake Day on November 10th by having Cupcakes from Jacques Pastry Shop.
Revival : September 2020
The Mason + Rich team took a break to enjoy some great food and drinks from Revival here in Concord, NH.
Holiday Party 2019: Colby Hill Inn
For our annual Christmas party we returned to the Colby Hill Inn on December 14th. The inn is located in Henniker, New Hampshire. We had an evening filled with great food and company.
Halloween Potluck 2019
There was lots of delicious foods, and a fun time had by all at our annual Halloween potluck. This year the costumes were the spice girls (and Travis) and a group of mustache wearers.
Summer Outing 2019
For our summer outing we headed over to Jeff's house on Mascoma Lake and enjoyed the view. We had lawn games, great food, and good company!
Mason and Rich staff had a fun night painting at the Muse Paint Bar in Manchester, NH.
Holiday Party 2018
We had a great dinner at the Hanover Street Chophouse in Manchester, NH for our holiday part this year.
Halloween Potluck 2018
For our annual Halloween potluck, Krafty Karyn made us all matching costumes and we had a ton of delicious food!
Nora's Last Lunch
Mason + Rich staff had lunch with Nora as she moves on to a new venture. We wish her the best of luck in her new role!
Clambake at the Beach (Sept 2018)
For our summer event we went to Great Island in New Castle, NH and had some great food and played lawn games.
Party on the Patio (June 2018)
During Concord's Market Days event we held an after hours party on the patio, listening to the band in Bicentennial Square and enjoying food and beverages.
Working Hard on Vacation
Jeff was hard at work while on vacation in summer 2017, working to catch a 50lb Giant Trevally off of Christmas Island. As a fisherman, he knows no one will believe him without photo evidence - great catch!