R. Van Ballantyne
About Our Founder

Van holds a BS in Business Administration from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics and his MBA from Southern NH University. He is enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service as an Enrolled Agent (EA).

Van has spent the last nineteen years as founder and CEO of Counting House Associates. Prior to that, he spent 20 years in private industry as accounting manager, controller, CFO and vice president finance and administration for various businesses in the greater Seacoast area.

Van is always busy! When not working he enjoys walking the beach with his wife and golden retriever Koda, spending time at the lake with family and friends and will travel almost anywhere.

Our Team

As always, partners grows with you!

Leanne Bourque, Manager

Leanne received her BS in Accounting from New England College. She also holds an AS in Paralegal Studies from McIntosh College.

Leanne has been in the accounting field for 20 years having worked at Thompson Center Arms and also for a CPA firm before joining Counting House in 2010. She enjoys spending time with her 3 children and grandson. She loves going to concerts, baseball games, and a good poker game. On a nice day, you’ll probably find Leanne out riding on her Harley, another one of her passions!

Lynne Stollstorff, Tax Prep

As an Enrolled Agent and Master Tax Advisor, Lynne brings to Counting House a wealth of experience in the field of taxation and business management.

She earned a BBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Quebec and has an Associate Degree in Accounting from McIntosh College. Her experience includes not only tax preparation but managing a team of 30 professionals at a major retail chain. Originally from Canada Lynne lives in Newfields with her husband and sons.

Donna Dewsnap, Manager

Donna joined Counting House in 2014 and didn’t take long to learn our business systems and procedures. Some of you might know her better as the former owner and operator of the Italian restaurant Rinaldo’s in Hampton NH. It was there that Donna learned the importance of a good and clean set of books and accounts as well as great customer service skills. Donna loves her commute (she lives in Greenland) and enjoys tennis and raising chickens and honey bees.

Tammy Incollingo, Bookkeeper

We were lucky to find Tammy, who most recently was a Client Service Manager at ADP. She also brings to Counting House experience as an AP/Bookkeeper and has training as a Financial Advisor.

She earned her BS in Accounting at SNHU, lives in Rye with her husband & daughter, and stays active at the beach, loves water sports, watching movies and making memories ☺. Her bucket list includes a trip to Italy but she doesn’t like to fly!

Rekha Nomula, Bookkeeper

We are pleased to have Rekha join our team!

She was raised in India where she worked as an accountant for several years, and after relocating to America she worked as a tax preparer and also was a teller at Citizens Bank (where she was recognized as Best Teller!).

Rekha holds a Bachelor of Commerce in India and lives with her husband and son in Dover NH. Her spare time is spent reading, time with family and watching Indian movies.

Randi Hudon, Bookkeeper

Welcome Randi to her new position at CHA! Starting as a temp in payroll but decided to make Counting House her new home and we’re glad she did!

She brings solid experience in the accounting field and has held positions as an accountant, staff accountant, financial control analyst, and business owner.

She holds a BS in Business Administration and a Masters in Accounting, and lives near Manchester NH with her husband and dog Ginger.

Barbara Ballantyne, Admin

Barbara was lured out of retirement by a desire to find a place where she can be helpful and be around co-workers. She is a people person! Barbara’s professional career was spent in the elementary classroom where she made a difference in children’s lives. She retired with a BS in Education and three (!) masters degrees. She has two grown daughters nearby, three grandchildren, a dog and cat. She leads a full life and enjoys traveling, reading and gardening.

Christopher Anthony, Accounts Payable

Chris joined us in a new position for Counting House. He has worked in accounting for the last 15 years in a variety of industries ranging from insurance to medical and hospitality fields.

He received his AAS in Management and resides in Kittery with his wife. In his off time he does volunteer work that helps people in the community through study of the bible.

Chris is a fan of the Lakers and also the Yankees… we forgive him for his choice of the baseball team

Our Philosophy

We encourage small businesses to have a firm understanding of their company's accounting practices. By providing our clients with the tools and resources needed to run profitable and successful businesses, we help to create a strong and vibrant community. And that helps us all.