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Supporting Strategies | 128

Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping services, controller services and operational support to growing businesses.


Our Managing Director and Director of Business Development each bring a history of leadership in finance, business development, management and marketing. Their wealth of experience anchors our team of highly skilled experts who leverage our proven processes and best-in-class technology to provide bookkeeping services for clients along 128.

Clients come to us with a range of requests, from basic bookkeeping to full-scale controller services. Our specialties include accounts payable, billing and accounts receivable, financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, human resources, payroll support and month-end close.

We tailor our services to your specific situation, and our team-based approach allows us to respond with a high level of customer service.

Bookkeeping Services for Forward Thinkers 
Massachusetts sits on the leading edge of progress in the life sciences, biopharmaceuticals and technology, and the businesses of 128 represent continued innovation in those areas and many others. The up-and-coming entrepreneurs of Bentley University in Waltham serve as constant reminders of what it means to strive for success.

Supporting Strategies | 128 is the provider of choice for small businesses seeking high-quality, local bookkeeping services on 128. We provide bookkeeping services in Burlington, Waltham, Newton, Woburn and beyond, enabling clients to focus on strengthening and growing their businesses.

Ready to learn how you can strengthen your business with bookkeeping and controller services? Schedule your FREE Consultation with Supporting Strategies | 128 today.


Meet Managing Director Therese Joslin

Therese co-founded Supporting Strategies | 128 with Lori Coleman, her long-time friend, in 2015. Earlier in her career Therese was a partner in Resilien Worldwide, a global electronics business that had a sales market of over 400 million. More recently, she was a successful development entrepreneur, redeveloping homes in various wetlands and coastal locations.

Therese holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Salem University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Richmond College, London. Outside of work, she finds inspiration in the outdoors paddle boarding, skiing and sailing.


Meet Director of Business Development Lori Coleman

(781) 313-8158

Lori is a co-owner of four Supporting Strategies franchises. Earlier in her career, she spent over two decades in marketing and sales management with a global technology leader — a background that allows her to appreciate 128's history as "America's Technology Highway."

Lori earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing from Providence College. She volunteers with Special Olympics Rhode Island and was previously Treasurer for the Down Syndrome Society of Rhode Island.


Q: What bookkeeping services do you provide?

Supporting Strategies provides a full range of bookkeeping services, including revenue and accounts receivable; expenses and accounts payable; HR and payroll; day-to-day bookkeeping and month-end close; and financials, planning and analysis.

Q: We are looking to replace our onsite bookkeeper and haven't used an outsourced bookkeeper before. Would it be a difficult transition?

Supporting Strategies works with many clients who are new to using outsourced bookkeeping services. Many of our clients previously had a bookkeeper on-site. With outsourced bookkeeping, they benefit from our high-level expertise and efficient processes while saving on office space and employee costs. Plus, Supporting Strategies' team-based workflow model ensures checks and balances are always in place, minimizing the likelihood of errors.

Q: What do Supporting Strategies bookkeeping services cost?

Supporting Strategies provides bookkeeping services and operational support to fit your organization's needs and budget.


Latest Blog Posts

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Power Your Business Growth

As your business starts to grow, two things happen: 1) You have more demands on your time. 2) You need financial insight to prioritize that growth. Professional bookkeeping can help you address both challenges. Financial Data Provides the Key to Growth From meeting with prospective clients to managi... Read more

Scale to Succeed: Bookkeeping That Grows With Your Business

How you manage your business’ financial records when you open your doors can come back to haunt you if you don’t think ahead. Plan for success by setting up systems that will scale as your business grows — including your bookkeeping system. Slicing a Bigger Piece of the Pie Here's what we're talking... Read more

Paperless Bookkeeping: It Can Work for Any Business

The iconic portrait of a bookkeeper — hunkered down with an adding machine, an eyeshade and a stack of paper — is hopelessly outdated. Bookkeeping has gone digital. And the way paperwork is done has changed too, with most documents now stored online, in the cloud. If you run a business that traditio... Read more