Rachael Barnes

Accounting Manager

Rachael Barnes

Rachael brings six years of valuable experience in the accounting field as she joins Browne Consulting. Her commitment to Browne Consulting stems from the exceptional work environment, characterized by a cohesive team, collaboration, and unwavering motivation. Rachael’s previous role as a Senior Associate in the Assurance practice at PwC showcased her expertise in serving clients within the insurance and asset management sectors. Rachael’s decision to pursue a career in the life science industry stems from her fascination with its inherent complexity, fast-paced nature, and constant evolution. She is driven by the profound impact that research and development within life science companies can have on saving lives.

Rachael Barnes


Suffolk University - M.S in Accounting and B.S. in Accounting, Minor in Management

Years of Experience

6 Years

Notable Financial Clients Supported by Rachael Barnes:

Our Standards Set us Apart

Browne Consulting is committed to providing the highest standard of service to our clients every step of the way. As a trusted extension of your team, we offer consistency, as well as custom solutions backed by years of industry expertise. 

Mark Mele, CPA, MSA


Mark Mele brings over eight years of accounting and finance experience to Browne Consulting Group. Mark joined our team as a Controller, and now leads a team of one overseeing several newer clients who eagerly await their next significant R&D milestones. His areas of expertise are operational accounting, audit/tax preparation and support, accounting system implementation, management/investor financial reporting, budgets, and forecasts.

Prior to Browne Consulting Group, Mark worked at RSM in the Assurance practice serving clients in the renewable energy, manufacturing, and construction industries. After RSM, Mark worked at Cambridge Health Alliance as an Accounting Manager.

Q: What is your favorite quote or mantra, and why?

A: “Be a goldfish” – Ted Lasso

According to Ted Lasso, the happiest animal on Earth is a goldfish because it has a ten second memory. While one should learn from their mistakes, there is no need to dwell on them. Learn and move on.

Q: What are you passionate about outside of work?

A: I play in numerous recreational sports leagues.

Mark Mele


Boston College
M.S. in Accounting 

Bentley University
B.S. in Corporate Finance and Accounting 

Years of Experience

Eight Years

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