Thomas Linden

Associate Director

Thomas Linden

Tom brings over a decade of hands-on experience in accounting and finance and has committed himself to empowering early-stage ventures at Browne Consulting. His expertise lies in guiding founders through the pivotal stage of building a robust foundation for their companies, paving the way for sustainable growth and expansion.

His proficiency spans critical areas crucial for early-stage companies, including financial systems and operations, strategic planning, budgeting, corporate communications, payroll management, corporate compliance, and process enhancement.

Before joining Browne, Tom honed his skills as a manager at Ernst & Young (EY) in the Business Consulting and Financial Accounting Advisory Services practice. There, he led consulting initiatives across several industries, focusing on systems strategy, process automation, and ensuring compliance with accounting standards. Prior to EY, Tom served as a Senior Accountant at John Hancock Financial Services, specializing in corporate finance, tax, and internal audit. He also gained exposure to Fund Operations and Accounting at Clough Capital Partners, a Boston-based hedge fund.

What truly sets Tom apart in his work with startups is his firsthand experience in navigating and resolving challenges arising from poorly planned and executed business processes. This unique perspective equips him to provide proactive guidance in establishing scalable solutions that enable company growth.

Thomas Linden

Education

Stonehill College - B.S.B.A. in Accounting, Minors: Economics, Chinese (Mandarin)

Years of Experience

10 Years

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

Controller

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

Education

Boston College
M.S. in Accounting 

Bentley University
B.S. in Corporate Finance and Accounting 

Years of Experience

Eight Years

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