Gary Ault

IT Support Technician

Gary brings extensive IT and customer service experience to our Technologies team. He joined Canon Capital Technologies in March 2024. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Gary is A+ and Net+ Certified and is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). When he’s not working, Gary enjoys traveling, camping, reading, and serving as a Game Master for Tabletop Gaming with a group of his friends. He and his wife Dawn live in Riegelsville, where they enjoy spending time with family and their dog Baylee.

Lori E. Benner

Senior Accountant

Lori began working at Canon Capital in September 2022, bringing over 30 years of experience in corporate and partnership tax preparation and financial statement review. Lori earned her BS in Business Administration from Kutztown University and is a member of PSTAP (Pennsylvania Society of Tax and Accounting Professionals). A Perkasie resident, she relaxes by paddleboarding, doing yoga, baking, gardening, and hiking. Lori also enjoys spending time with her son, Collin, and her two mini Goldendoodles, Reilly and Chewie.

Daniel Hagen

Staff Accountant

Daniel joined Canon Capital as a Staff Accountant in November 2022. A graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor of Business and Marketing, he began his accounting career in tax preparation and is pursuing his CPA. Outside of work, Daniel leads worship at Renew Community Church and spends his free time playing guitar, practicing martial arts, and snowboarding. The kitchen of his Quakertown home is the place to be thanks to the scent of the sourdough bread he bakes from scratch.

Vicki Barnes

Director of Payroll Services

Vicki joined Canon Capital in August, 1999 and is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of Payroll Services. Vicki has an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Montgomery County Community College and has earned the Certified Payroll Professional designation. She is a member of the national American Payroll Association as well the Lehigh Valley Chapter, where she served as Secretary from 2006-2013.  Vicki resides in Sassamansville with her husband and son and enjoys crafts, reading, and kayaking in her free time.

Lori Canfield

Office Manager

Lori started with Canon Capital in January, 2000.  Lori is the Office Manager and oversees the support staff and tax assembly process.  She is instrumental in developing and implementing processes that create efficiencies for Canon Capital staff and clients.  Lori is also a notary public.  She attended Katharine Gibbs School of Business and has over 30 years of administrative and executive assistant experience.  Lori and her husband live in Telford and have two children.  In her spare time she enjoys crafts, reading, kayaking and spending time with her family.

Linda Covel

Payroll Processor/Tax Preparer

Linda joined Canon Capital in 2005 as a Payroll Processor.  Prior to 2005, she worked at Canon Capital part-time as part of our tax season support team.  She has her Jr. Accounting Certification from Lansdale School of Business and has many years of experience doing payroll, bookkeeping, and tax returns for various accounting firms.  Linda is a member of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the American Payroll Association.  She is a member of Christ Reformed Church where she teaches VBS, serves on the Peacemakers team, and the Auditing Committee.  Linda’s passion is Operation Christmas Child and she serves as a year-round volunteer.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering for missions’ trips, doing German paper cutting, and shopping for Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes. Linda resides in Harleysville with her husband and has three sons.


Craig Covington

Shareholder & Technical Consultant

Craig serves as a Technical Consultant on the Canon Capital Technologies team, guiding business clients through all aspects of Managed IT Services, Network Security, Data Backup & Recovery, and Help Desk Support. He was admitted to the company as a shareholder in 2019 and leads sales and marketing for the Technologies business unit. He has a business degree from Delaware Valley College and an MBA in Marketing from LaSalle University.  Prior to joining Canon Capital in 1998, Craig worked as a general manager of a car wash, as a controller of a heavy equipment company, and as a senior technician for a major home improvement company.  Craig is a Microsoft Certified Professional.  Craig also serves as executive director of Healthy Neighbors International, a non-profit medical missions organization serving in Nicaragua. Craig resides in Doylestown with his wife and has four children. He enjoys spending time with his family.

Laura Eisenschmied

Bookkeeper/Administrative Support

Laura is a certified QBO Pro Advisor who joined Canon Capital in November 2021 following her time with Yzzi & Co. She provides administrative support to the firm and is an integral asset to our tax season process. Laura also performs bookkeeping services for our clients. A graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School, Laura lives in Souderton with her husband, Mark. They love spending time with their children and five grandchildren. In addition to spending time with family, Laura unwinds by working in her perennial garden; baking; biking; and travelling the USA, making stops in quaint towns along the way.

Kent Gerhart

Shareholder & Director of Technologies

Kent has over 35 years of experience in the computer systems and services field as a computer programmer, analyst, operator, and consultant. Before joining Canon Capital as the Director of Technologies in November 2000, he was the owner of KenTech Information Systems, Inc. from 1991-2000. Kent maintains authorizations with technology companies such as Microsoft, Datto, Inc., Altaro Backup, Hewlett Packard, Calyptix Security, and Axis Communications. His education in finance and computer systems comes from Montgomery County Community College and Ursinus College. Kent serves on the board of directors for DCP Theatre in Telford, is a United Way volunteer, and is House Church Shepherd with Renew Community Church in Lansdale. Kent and his wife, Cindy, reside in Telford and they have three grown daughters. Kent’s hobbies range from music (guitar, piano, worship leading), acting in community theatre, and ballroom dancing to doing “handyman” projects.

Elizabeth González

Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth joined the Canon Capital Technologies team in August 2018. A graduate of Regent University with a B.A. in Business, Elizabeth has worked in the areas of human resources, escrow, and compliance. Elizabeth works with us remotely from her office in Austin, Texas, where she enjoys spending time with her husband, reading, biking and traveling.