A native Vermonter, Doug Hall has been a practicing accountant since 1971, after graduating from Champlain College with an Associate degree in Accounting. He acted as the comptroller for the Sugarbush Inn in Warren, and in 1976, Doug became a public accountant working with Bob Holden at the R.J. Holden Company. He became a certified public accountant in 1989, and in 1996, Doug and Bob formed Hall & Holden, P.C., with Doug becoming the firm's managing partner.
Doug acted as the Vermont State Director for the National Association of Public Accountants, and was the Treasurer of the Vermont Association of Public Accountants. He served on the Tax Committee for the VT Society of Certified Public Accountants He also served as Treasurer of the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce for 6 years, from 1997-2003 and again from 2009 through 2012.
Another native Vermonter, Bob graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Bentley College in Waltham, MA in 1967. He started as a staff accountant for the Albert Slayton Company in Montpelier, VT in 1968, and became a registered public accountant in 1972. He formed his own firm, the R.J. Holden Company, in 1974, in the Mad River Valley. In 1996, Bob partnered with Doug Hall and formed Hall & Holden, P.C.
Bob has been active in the National Society of Public Accountants, and served on the Board of Governor's for a total of 8 years, 4 of which as the Secretary Treasurer. Bob also served as a past President of both the New England Associations of Public Accountants, and the Vermont Association of Public Accountants. He was a past President of the Accreditation Council for Accountancy, and served on the Board for 6 years. He also served on the Board of Accountancy in the State of Vermont for over 10 years and is currently serving on the newly created VT Tax Technical Working Group, a group of tax practioners offering advice and expertise to the State Department of Taxes.
Currently, Bob is an active member of the Valley Rotary Club, and has been since 1976.
Originally from New Jersey, Michele moved to the Mad River Valley in 1979. She graduated from Trinity College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree, and came to work as a staff accountant at Hall & Holden, P.C. in 1995. Michele became a certified public accountant in 1997, and in 2003, became the third partner at Hall & Holden.
Michele served on the Board of Directors for the Vermont Society of CPAs, and is a past President of the Vermont Association of Public Accountants. She is also very active in the community, and is a past board member of the Mad River Valley Little League, Mad River Soccer Association, Women's Auxiliary for the Warren Fire Department and Treasurer of the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce. Michele was also a member of the Mad River Lions Club. She is currently Treasurer/Secretary of the Warren Cemetary Commission and Treasurer of the Valley Arts Foundation. Along with Bob, Michele is also serving on the VT Tax Technical Working Group supplying advice and expertise to the Vermont Department of Taxes/