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CPA Ontario welcomes new Council Members

September 21, 2018 – Toronto, Ontario – CPA Ontario

CPA Ontario held its Annual Meeting 2018 on September 21, 2018 – providing our members with an update of fiscal 2018 activities and an overview of financial results. We’re continuing to advance our profession, which includes our multi-phase digital transformation. For more information, please read our Annual Report 2018.

Members approved the new By-law and elected five new Council members. Welcome to our new Council members:

  • Daniela Carcasole, CPA, CA
    Partner, Assurance Services, EY

  • Anita Ferrari, FCPA, FCA
    Director, Anita K Ferrari Professional Corporation

  • Ian Jeffreys, CPA, CA
    Partner, KPMG

  • Steve McCaughey, CPA, CMA
    Partner, Deloitte

  • Paulina Molnar, CPA, CA
    SVP Finance Controller, Rogers Communications

We look forward to working alongside our Council members in serving and supporting our members and students.

Members can access information related to membership, student services and regulatory standards at cpaontario.ca.



QUOTES

“We are very excited to welcome our new members to Council. They will be leveraging their experience to further innovate and serve our profession over the coming years.”

Carol Wilding, FCPA, CPA
President & CEO, CPA Ontario


“Our profession is moving into uncharted territory because of technology. I want to use my expertise as EY Assurance’s Digital and Innovation leader to contribute to Council as it embraces this shift. The diversity of my experience positions me uniquely to add value, particularly when it comes to talent and innovation. “

Daniela Carcasole, CPA, CA
Partner, Assurance Services, EY


“As CPA Ontario’s current Vice-Chair and formerly a partner with Grant Thornton where I held numerous senior management roles, providing value for our members and preparing them for the future is why I seek re-election to Council.”

Anita Ferrari, FCPA, FCA
Director, Anita K Ferrari Professional Corporation


“Based in London, Ontario I’ve had the privilege of serving as a CPAO volunteer, as an elected member of Council and with my local association. I will continue to work for you, and to strategically position our profession for ongoing success.”

Ian Jeffreys, CPA, CA
Partner, KPMG


“An active member of Council, and as the current leader of DSpace, Deloitte’s emerging-technology hub in Kitchener-Waterloo, I bring a forward-looking view in terms of the future of our profession and the impact of digital technologies and emerging-technology trends. If elected, I will continue to apply this knowledge and experience to our strategic priorities.”

Steve McCaughey, CPA, CMA
Partner, Deloitte


“I am proud to be a CPA which I believe enables endless possibilities. I am passionate about education and career progression. I am excited to have the opportunity to join Council and use my skills to help further develop CPA Ontario into a world class global professional organization.”

Paulina Molnar, CPA, CA
SVP Finance Controller, Rogers Communications


About CPA Ontario

We are an educator, thought leader, regulator, advocate and provider. CPA Ontario protects the public interest by ensuring our members meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. We provide pathways to the profession for aspiring accountants from around the world. We engage proudly in our community as a responsible corporate citizen who balances the advancement of businesses with the concerns of society. Above all, we are trusted to ensure students and members meet our profession’s standards and embrace our code of conduct.

CPA Ontario serves and supports more than 90,000 members and 21,000 students in their qualification and professional development in a wide range of senior positions in public accounting, business, finance, government, not-for-profits and academia. Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations of all types and sizes for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership.

For more information, please contact:

Stephanie Woodward
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
416-969-4281 or 647-218-8224
swoodward@cpaontario.ca