About Us

Members of Begley & Associates, LLC

Neil T. Begley, CPA, Founder (dec’d)

Neil founded the firm in 1969. After graduating from the University of Hartford, Neil began his accounting career with Arthur Anderson and Price Waterhouse. Neil built the firm by providing small business advisory services, business and personal income tax preparation.

Brendan M. Begley, CPA, MST

Brendan has been practicing public accounting since 1986. Brendan holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of Alabama and a Master Degree in Taxation from the University of Hartford. Brendan’s areas of concentration include corporate and individual income tax planning and small business consulting services. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants tax section. Brendan lives in Suffield with his wife Linda and three children.

Lisa A. Foy, CPA, MBA

Lisa graduated from University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and received her Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts. Her experience includes audits, reviews, compilations, tax return preparation and small business consulting. Lisa’s specialties include manufacturing, not-for-profits, governments and service industries. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. Lisa lives in Enfield with her husband Tom and three children.

Shawn R. Gessay, CPA, MSAT

Shawn graduated from Westfield State College in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and received his Master in Accounting and Taxation from the University of Hartford in 2012. His experience includes reviews, compilations, and tax return preparation. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. Shawn lives in South Windsor with his wife and son.

Doris A. Leduc, CPA

Doris has been with our firm since January 2013. She is a graduate of Western New England College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and has over twenty years of experience in public accounting. She is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. Doris resides in Enfield with her husband Ray.