Supporting Strategies | Providence

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

Providence Team

Therese Joslin

Therese Joslin

Therese co-founded Supporting Strategies | 128, one of the charter franchisees in the network, with Lori Coleman. Earlier in her career Therese was a partner in Resilien INC., an award-winning $400 million global electronics business. She played a critical role in the development of business and sales strategies to achieve rapid international growth. While raising her children, Therese jumped at the opportunity to join Supporting Strategies realizing the great benefits of a home-based business on her work/life balance. Therese holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing from Salem University with a concentration on International Business.
Lori Coleman

Lori Coleman

Director of Business Development
(781) 313-8158
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Lori brings 20+ years of diverse experience in marketing, sales management, business development and account strategy and leadership to the team. She enjoys working with her clients to assess their needs and develop processes for improvement. Earlier in her career, she spent 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.
Jeff Starr

Jeff Starr

General Manager
(781) 202-9349
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Jeff is a senior finance and sales operations professional with 20+ years of in-depth experience in working with small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. An innovative leader and problem-solver, he has held key management positions in four publicly traded technology companies. Jeff brings extensive expertise in financial planning and analysis, acquisition modeling, due diligence, and in developing business plans for new product initiatives. A skilled presenter and communicator — and valued partner to internal and external colleagues — he is a respected driver of revenue growth and optimizing P&L performance. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Northeastern University.

Delivering Scalable Accounting, Bookkeeping and Controller Services in Providence

Supporting Strategies provides outsourced accounting, bookkeeping and controller services throughout the Providence, Rhode Island area, including:
  • Bristol County
  • Johnston
  • Pawtucket
  • Providence
  • Smithfield
Supporting Strategies | Providence offers clients a variety of services, from basic bookkeeping to full-scale controller services. Our specialties include accounts payable, billing and accounts receivable, financial planning and analysis, human resources, payroll support, month-end close and many other bookkeeping and controller services in Providence.

Power your business growth with up-to-date financial data, cloud-based bookkeeping and financial analysis from a team of experts. With a proven process that we can customize to fit your business, consistent bookkeeping practices and best-of-breed technology, you’ll have the financial information you need when you need it.

Members of Our team leverage the expertise of our Managing Director and Director of Business Development on top of their own impressive skills and industry experience. We use best-of-breed technology and transparent processes to promote every client’s continued growth. And our team-based approach ensures clients of all sizes get the right level of support as their needs evolve.

Accounting, Bookkeeping and Controller Services Tailored to Providence’s Economy

A city known for creativity and innovation, Providence once earned the title “jewelry capital of the world” for its prominence in costume jewelry manufacturing. Textile and silverware manufacturing also played important roles in the region’s history.

With today’s consumers appreciative of locally made goods, Providence has experienced a resurgence of its arts-centered past. Professional services, trade, manufacturing and research remain strong, as do the food and clean-energy industries.

Supporting Strategies is positioned to serve businesses in these and other local core industries. Supporting Strategies provides accounting, bookkeeping and controller services in Providence, Pawtucket, Johnston, Smithfield and Bristol County, as well as in the surrounding area. Supporting Strategies | Providence, RI is a member of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce.

Ready to learn how you can strengthen your business with bookkeeping and controller services? Schedule your FREE Consultation with Supporting Strategies | Providence, RI today.
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Frequently Asked Questions

A: Supporting Strategies provides right-size bookkeeping and controller services for a range of businesses. Whether you own a startup or an established and growing business, we offer bookkeeping and controller services at a level that works for you. We take a custom approach to bookkeeper hourly rates or pricing packages, depending on the size, needs, and growth goals of each business. Contact us now to learn how outsourced bookkeeping and controller services can help you take your business to the next level.

A: Every Supporting Strategies client is assigned a dedicated team consisting of a Financial Operations Manager and at least one Financial Operations Associate. Financial Operations Associates are part of an Operations Team, allowing for cross-training and distributed workload coverage. This team approach enables us to scale to keep up with the demands of growing businesses.

A: 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.

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