Our founding partner, Mike qualified as a Chartered Accountant in London, England in 1979 and started the firm as a sole proprietorship on March 1, 1984. Mike grew the practice into what it is today, and continues to be our inspiration and role model for how to build client relationships. He grew the practice to service clients in the areas of bookkeeping, audit and review, tax planning, tax consulting, business plans and business development for owner managed businesses. Mike retired from the firm in 2015.
CPA, CA, Licensed Public Accountant
Ashish Inamdar was admitted as a CA in June 2006 while working as an auditor at the global accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP. Upon completing his designation, Ashish joined their corporate tax practice where he specialized in Canadian corporate tax and international tax.Ashish serves a wide variety of sole proprietorships, owner managed corporations and small-to-medium enterprises providing tax minimization for individuals and their businesses. Ashish also leads audit and review engagements for his clients, and assists other firms in their assurance practices.
Ashish graduated with honors from the Bachelor of Business Administration program at the Schulich School of Business at York University, with a Major in Accounting. Ashish joined the firm in 2008.
Kimberly Shanahan joined the firm in January 1999 as a Co-op Student while enrolled in the Business Administration – Accounting program at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. She remained with the firm while continuing her studies and joined us full time in September 2000. In addition to her Diploma from Georgian College, she has gone on to earn an Honors Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University.
In January 2009, Kimberly earned the designation of Certified General Accountant (CGA). On July 2, 2014, following the merger of the major Canadian accounting designations, she was granted the designation of Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). As a CPA, CGA, she is well versed in all areas of accounting and audit, taxation, tax and estate planning, bookkeeping and payroll.
In addition, Kimberly has held the title of “Payroll Compliance Practitioner” (formerly Certified Payroll Supervisor) granted by the Canadian Payroll Association for almost 15 years. She also has extensive knowledge of several bookkeeping software programs and has been granted the right to call herself a “Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor”. More recently, in February 2015 she earned the title of Distinguished Financial Advisor – Tax Services Specialist as conferred by the Knowledge Bureau.
Kimberly brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of payroll, bookkeeping and tax software, methodologies and practice