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Harper & Whitfield, P.C., CPAs Advances Rebecca B. Zappone, CPA, MST of Plymouth to Principal

March 29, 2022

Harper & Whitfield is fortunate to have Rebecca B. Zappone, CPA, MST of Plymouth  join the leadership team as a principal and continue as an integral part of its forward-thinking and success for years to come. The firm recognizes the dedication and hard work that Becky has consistently demonstrated, while providing excellent client service, managing the completion of numerous important internal administrative projects, and serving as a go-to resource throughout the firm.

Becky joined Harper & Whitfield, P.C. after graduating from the University of Saint Joseph with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a minor in Management. She subsequently earned her Master of Science in Taxation from the University of Hartford. The firm named Becky a manager in 2008 and promoted her to director in 2018.

Becky has more than 25 years of professional accounting experience, specializing in tax planning and compliance for individuals and closely held businesses. She represents clients in IRS and state income tax audits and other matters and facilitates staff training. Becky also participates in the development and implementation of firm “best practices,” including managing new initiatives and projects.

Becky resides in Plymouth with her husband and three children. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Connecticut Society of CPAs (CTCPA), former member of the CTCPA State Taxation Committee and the American Society of Women Accountants. Becky is also very active in her community. She serves on the Retirement & Pension Oversight Board for the Town of Plymouth and the Board of Directors and the Investment and Scholarship Committees of Main Street Community Foundation in Bristol. Becky is the Treasurer of both the Parent Teacher Student Association and Booster Club of Terryville High School, a Project Graduation Co-Chair for the class of 2022, and a former Project Graduation Co-Chair for the classes of 2018 and 2020. She is the former Treasurer of Terryville Youth Soccer Club and Terry Nursery School.

Founded in 1979, Harper & Whitfield, P.C. is a Connecticut certified public accounting firm providing auditing, tax, and business-planning services to clients across a wide range of industries both locally and nationally. The firm holds memberships in both the Connecticut Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs and is also the Connecticut affiliate of CPAmerica (a national association of independent CPA firms).