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Supporting Strategies | Central MA

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


With highly trained staff averaging over ten years of experience in the field, Supporting Strategies | Central MA has the people, processes and technology to expertly manage your back office, so you can focus on growing your business. Clients look to us for assistance with accounts payable, billing and accounts receivable, human resources support, payroll processing, bank reconciliations, financial reporting and other bookkeeping services in Worcester.

Our specialties range from the nonprofit and fitness industries to manufacturing and construction, and our team-based approach means you can count on consistent service from individuals who take the time to truly know your business. Whether you need help with day-to-day bookkeeping services in Central Massachusetts or full-spectrum controllership services, we dedicate ourselves fully to strengthening your operations and advancing your goals.

Positioning the Region's Businesses for Long-Term Success
"Worm City" and its environs offer all the benefits of an active urban landscape with the warm welcome of a close-knit small town. Community is essential here, whether we're cheering the Worcester Railers on the ice, enjoying local restaurants and breweries, or welcoming the next generation of leaders attending our many colleges.

Our work ethic is solidly grounded in the area's history of industry and manufacturing, and our commitment to excellence shows through in our emerging industries, including professional services, wealth management, biotech, breweries, medical and dental, software, software-as-a-service, sports and entertainment.

The Supporting Strategies | Central MA team serves clients across Greater Worcester and Central Massachusetts, including in Auburn, Charlton, Fitchburg, Grafton, Leicester, Leominster, Princeton, Spencer and Sutton.


Meet Central Massachusetts Managing Director John Gleason

(617) 714-2085

An award-winning business development executive and management consultant, John brings over three decades of experience across several industries. His entrepreneurial successes include cofounding the $14 million printing firm Bay State Press and founding Gleason Consulting, which helped small-business owners improve systems as well as establish and meet goals.

In 2018, John saw a need for operations support among small businesses in Greater Worcester. He launched his third Supporting Strategies franchise to provide bookkeeping services in Central Massachusetts — an endeavor grounded in his understanding that the management of core systems is essential to a business' success in its early years.

John attended UMass Boston, majoring in Economics, and took Graphic Arts Professional Courses at Northeastern University. He is a member of the Business Referral Network and Worcester Chamber of Commerce.


Meet Business Development Manager Darlene Trainor

(508) 266-8317

Darlene is a dynamic sales professional with an exceptional background in business development and client relationships. Skilled in understanding client requirements and market conditions, she also excels in identifying and solving client problems. She has worked with CPAs and banking professionals her entire career, focusing on payroll, human resources, benefit administration and labor compliance.

Darlene has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Plymouth University and studied at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. She is very involved in her community as a Rotarian and as a member of the Marlboro, Massachusetts, and Corridor Nine chambers of commerce.


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