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September 27, 2023

Baker Newman Noyes promotes 4 staffers to management roles

Baker Newman Noyes, a Portland-based accounting and advisory firm, has promoted four employees at its headquarters office to key management roles. 

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Crystal Jones

Crystal Jones has been promoted to billing manager in the operations department, a role in which she oversee the billing functions of the firm. She joined BNN as a billing specialist in 2019. Jones received her associate degree in business administration from Southern Maine Community College and her bachelor’s degree in health science from the University of Southern Maine.   

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Gregory Knight

Gregory Knight of Gorham has been promoted to senior manager in the health care advisory practice. He has experience providing reimbursement services to hospitals, rural health clinics, nursing homes and home health agencies. Knight joined the firm in 2011 after earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maine. 

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Nathan Somes

Nathan Somes has been promoted to manager in the tax practice. He specializes in providing support and tax planning to individuals and primarily closely held businesses. The Durham resident joined the firm in 2018 after completing tax internships in the Portland office. Somes received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA from the University of Southern Maine.

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Benjamin Staples

Benjamin Staples has been promoted to manager in the tax practice. Staples specializes in tax planning and compliance for individuals and closely held businesses. He joined the firm as a tax accountant in 2017. The Scarborough resident received his bachelor’s degree in accounting and his MBA from Husson University. 

"Supporting the growth and development of our people is a top priority," said Dayton Benway, managing principal at Baker Newman Noyes. "Each of the individuals promoted this summer demonstrates excellent client service, a collaborative spirit, compassion, and a desire to continue to develop and innovate. I am proud to work alongside them and look forward to great things from each of them as their careers continue to grow." 

Baker Newman Noyes is ranked No. 2 among Maine’s largest accounting firms in the Mainebiz Book of Lists, to be published in the Oct. 2 print edition. The ranking was based on the firm's 2022 revenue of $33.1 million.

In addition to its Portland headquarters, the firm has two offices in Massachusetts and two in New Hampshire.

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