About Us

If you're looking for a Boston, MA CPA firm that specializes in retail accounting services, you've come to the right place. At Simon CPAs we have experience in all aspects of accounting and tax services for the retail industry so we will truly understand the needs of your type of business. We work with everyone from automotive retailers and clothing stores to e-commerce businesses large and small.

We firmly believe in taking the time to learn all we can about your business and listening to any concerns about your finances. Then we work closely with you to develop a plan to handle all your accounting and tax needs and to help your business increase profits.

Want to learn more? Call us at 781-326-8855. We'll set up a no-cost consultation so we can discuss your retail business.

Meet Our Team

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Simon Akkary

Simon Accounting & Tax was founded in Weymouth MA in 2009 in a very small office that shared the waiting area with Simon’s wife dental office. Simon’s commitment was to provide affordable, tax preparation and planning services, as well as, accounting, bookkeeping & Payroll services to family owned and small successful businesses. A year later Simon hired his first employee and now the firm has grown to two offices in Braintree and Westwood with a staff of 5 full time employees and seven seasonal and part time employees.

By offering attentive service and the guidance many business owners and individuals need, and appreciate, the firm currently works with at least 400 businesses and prepares over 800 individual tax returns each year.


  • Certified Public Accountants in Massachusetts
  • Certified Public Accountants in Minnesota


  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • MSCPA Committee for Physicians, Dentists, and Other Healthcare Providers
  • The Resource Group – TRG
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Kristie McDevitt, CPA

Kristie joined our film in 2019 with 20 years experience in the accounting industry. Kristie’s roll at the firm includes business accounting and business tax return preparation.

Kristie graduated from Providence College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1996. She became a Certified Public Accountant in 1998.

In her time away from the office, Kristie loves to spend her time with her husband and four children.

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Charbel Laham

Charbel joined our firm full time in 2019 after working as an intern for Simon since 2015 while attending college. Charbel’s role at the firm includes payroll processing and compliance, business accounting, and tax return preparation.

Charbel graduated from Merrimack College with a Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) Degree in 2019. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting in 2018 at Merrimack College.

In his time away from the office, Charbel’s interests include helping with his family’s real estate business and staying active playing basketball and soccer.

Charbel plans on studying and obtaining his CPA license in the next 1-3 years.

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Cyndi Cuddy

Cyndi has been working for Leo the last 15 years and has over 30 years of business accounting and tax experience. Cyndi’s role at the firm includes payroll processing and compliance, business accounting, and tax return preparation.

In her first 20 years of accounting Cyndi worked in Oregon until she moved to Massachusetts in the late 90s where she would continue her accounting career.

In her time away from the office, Cyndi’s interests include being with family, sewing and quilting crafts.