Kenneth Machado – FounderKen
1963 – 2016

During Ken’s almost 50 years of working in the accounting and tax industry, he served many clients who are still with Machado & Silva today. Ken’s reasonable prices, generosity and easy going nature attracted clients to him. His wisdom, guidance, and hard work kept them coming back. 



Danielle Silva – Co-Owner
1989 – Present

After graduating from Dartmouth High, Danielle started as a receptionist at Ken Machado, P.A. Her work ethic, organization skills, and desire to learn helped to grow the business. As Danielle’s mentor, Ken recognized her continued drive for knowledge had surpassed his and knew it was time to make her partner. In 2008 Machado & Silva was formed.



                   OUR TEAM


Cameron Silva
2008 – Present

Cameron at an early age often used to remark that he wanted to become and accountant. Which to him meant, he wanted to drive a Mercedes, go on lots of vacations, and play online card games. Since then Cameron has realized it takes a lot of hard work to get to that point. He graduated in 2017 Suma Cum Laude with is BS in Accounting. He is currently pursing his EA.


Kelly Pereira
2017 – Present

Kelly was a client first before answering a job for a receptionist. Now if you call or come into the office you will be greeted by our perky and sweet employee. She is so feisty that not only has she mastered being a fantastic receptionist but she is learning all there is to know about payrolls. Keep an eye on this one she is going places.


Joshua Leite
2017 – Present

Joshua graduated from Umass Dartmouth with his BA in accounting. He has done internships preparing tax and last year he did an internship at our office doing data entry. He was such an amazing employee we asked him to stay on! He will be working towards his EA.