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Firm Administration


Elisa Covino is an Administrative Assistant, and Berklee College of Music grad whose dependable and caring nature help keep us and our clients in harmony.  An integral member of the support team for over 17 years, Elisa’s steady beat keeps the office running smoothing especially during our hectic tax seasons.

Her diverse musical interests range from jazz – especially jazz percussionists, to most recently Gregorian chant.


  • BAMus, Performance (drum-set), Berklee College of Music


We here at Alkon & Levine rate Paula Lewis a Triple A, for being our Able Administrative Assistant. She takes on a myriad of essential office tasks to keep us running at top capacity, whether it be manning the front desk or caring for our clients. Paula says she enjoys working here because every day brings new experiences.

Paula, a native of Newton, is a proud mother of two children who are currently attending college.  When not spending time with them, Paula enjoys cooking, loves the beach and an occasional trip to Mohegan Sun.


  • BA, General Studies, Suffolk University


Lisa Caira joined Alkon & Levine in early 2017 bringing to her position over 20 years of bookkeeping and administrative experience.  Always with a cheerful smile, she diligently handles a multitude of administrative functions including billing, receivables, and electronic filling of tax returns.  In addition, Lisa also provides bookkeeping services and QuickBooks know-how for our clients.

Away from the office, Lisa and her family enjoy special vacations, attending Broadway shows and cheering on the Celtics.


Kristine Pratt, Firm Administrator, is Alkon & Levine's newest employee.  Kristine comes to us with over 10 years of experience working in public accounting providing support and leadership in firm administration and IT.  She is responsible for ensuring that all our administrative operations, including utilization of current technology, support the delivery of tax and financial services to our clients.

Outside the office, Kristine's favorite past times include attending her son's and daughter's many athletic events, traveling, yoga and running.  Her most notable success story to date is running (and finishing!) the 2017 Boston Marathon.

Whether professional or personal, Kristine attributes her past successes to her collaborative approach to problem solving and an unstoppable can-do attitude.

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