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Our Team

Peter Saber

Peter Saber is a CPA and Attorney with over 22 years of global experience in complex accounting, taxation, legal and other business matters.  In over 18 years with Ernst & Young (EY) he worked with numerous clients across many businesses, including financial services, real estate, retail and technology.  While working closely with clients he also successfully developed several practice groups across the globe, integrating processes and technology that changed how clients and colleagues solved their challenges together. Peter has successfully represented clients of all sizes in front of tax authorities and has helped craft tax rules and regulations based on his reasonable and collegial approach to addressing accounting issues. Known for a detailed but practical approach, he is highly sought after for his ability to lead teams in discovering the best outcomes in challenging situations.

Peter also played a lead role in EY’s AI-based efforts as their Global AI for Tax Leader, focused on both transforming existing service delivery models as well as creating, launching and leading AI-led Tax products across the globe.  He successfully created and operated unique software solutions and the global teams that supported them.  This experience has helped him create a unique and fruitful approach to integrating people and technology for the betterment of all involved.

An avid skier (he built a rope tow in his yard), Peter lives in New Hampshire with his two children. He has lived in both the U.S. and Australia and enjoys restoring older homes.
Certified Public Accountant Massachusetts Since 2003
Licensed Attorney in the Comm. of Massachusetts Massachusetts Since 2008
Licensed Attorney in the State of New Hampshire New Hampshire Since 2008
Bachelor of Science, Accounting & Philosophy Boston College 2001
Juris Doctor Boston College 2008
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Boston College 2008
Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) Boston University 2014

Donovan Billings

Donovan, a Certified Public Accountant in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts, has had the unique opportunity to consult and advise some of the largest companies in the world while simultaneously rolling up his sleeves to help figure out a way for smaller family companies to make payroll.  No stranger to starting up companies, Donovan founded his own CPA firm which has individual and corporate clients through the United States of America.  His corporate clients have ranged from start-up one-man (or woman) companies to Fortune 500 Companies and include almost everything in-between.

Prior to joining Aardvark Tax and Accounting and founding his firm, Donovan was the Chief Financial Officer for a regional New England Company involved in the real estate industry.  He has also served as the Chief of Staff for the largest broker-dealer in the world, and as the controller of a start-up technology firm.  Although he started his career at Arthur Andersen, he has also worked extensively in the technology, biotechnology and financial sector.

Never accused of sitting idle, Donovan began work at the age of twelve, got his first overtime check at the age of fourteen, worked his first overnight shift at sixteen and worked his way through both high school and college.
Certified Public Accountant Massachusetts Since 2002
Certified Public Accountant New Hampshire Since 2005
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Salem State University 1998

Denise Perrault

Denise joined DTB Tax in November 2017. She is a graduate of Salem State College. She is a licensed CPA in Massachusetts and has over twenty years of public accounting experience. Denise is involved with preparing and reviewing tax returns, corporate and individual tax planning, researching tax regulations, and representing clients with tax authorities.
Denise is the Treasurer of the Exchange Club of Salem, NH. She is also a member of the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Denise lives in Salem with her husband and three children.

Erica Comeau

Erica is a dedicated tax preparation and accounting professional with over seven years of experience in the field. Currently in her last semester at Southern New Hampshire University, she is on track to receive her BS in Accounting. Her educational journey began with an Associate degree in accounting, and she is actively working towards becoming an Enrolled Agent.
Erica provides invaluable assistance to both individuals and businesses, helping them navigate the complexities of income tax preparation, planning, and accounting services. She is particularly adept at simplifying these processes, ensuring clients understand and effectively manage their financial responsibilities.
What sets Erica apart is her passion for assisting new business owners, especially those in their first year of business. She finds immense satisfaction in guiding them through tax preparation, helping them recognize and utilize deductions they may not be aware of. Her expertise also extends to identifying tax solutions and qualified deductions for a diverse range of clients.
Erica's strengths include problem-solving in tax-related issues, cultivating strong client relationships, and a keen attention to detail. She is particularly skilled in learning about her clients' businesses and personal needs. Her patience and ability to explain complex tax concepts in understandable terms have made her a trusted advisor in her field.
Raised in Derry, NH, Erica’s interests extend beyond the world of numbers. She is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys horseback riding, motorcycles, and hiking. Dreaming of owning a farm one day.

Effie Comanescu

Effie Comanescu brings a wealth of experience, with over 18 years dedicated to tax services, to her role at Aardvark Tax Advisors. Her extensive background in the field is marked by a significant tenure at Pease Tax & Accounting Services, Inc., where she honed her expertise in various aspects of tax service and administration. She is the cornerstone of administrative tax support, skillfully coordinating appointments and ensuring the smooth operation of office functions. Her daily oversight is instrumental in maintaining efficiency and organization within the office. Effie's commitment to excellence and her meticulous attention to detail make her an invaluable asset to both the team and the clients she serves.

Chrishelle Armstrong

With over 10 years of customer service experience Chrishelle is a self driven individual with a passion in client relations. She strives to assist clients by tailoring her skills to fit individual needs ranging from a simple inquiry to navigating large life/business changes. Chrishelle also manages operations of the office. experienced in handling a wide range of duties and executive support-related tasks. Chrishelle enjoys live music and spending time with family and friends.

Kate Destefano

With a career spanning over nine years, Kate has established herself as an accomplished professional in the realm of Accounting Services. Her expertise is marked by a remarkable ability to assist a diverse range of clients, encompassing various sizes and industries. This broad experience has equipped her with an in-depth understanding of the unique financial needs and challenges across different sectors.
Before her current focus on accounting, Kate garnered substantial experience in the financial services industry. Her impressive career includes significant roles at well-respected firms such as Sunlife and Old Mutual Asset Management, both located in the bustling financial hub of Boston. Moreover, Kate's entrepreneurial spirit led her to establish and successfully manage her own small-business accounting consulting firm, further honing her skills in financial management and client relations.
Kate's academic background is as impressive as her professional journey. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and International Business from the prestigious Northeastern University. Her education has laid a solid foundation for her expertise and continues to inform her professional approach.
On a personal note, Kate's life is deeply rooted in Salem, NH, where she resides with her husband and their four children. Her commitment to her family is as strong as her dedication to her profession, striking a balance that enriches both her personal and professional life.

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