George H. Smith,
B.Com., CPA, CA
George established the firm in 1977 and co-founded the partnership with Bryan Sykes in 1987. As the founding partner, he ensures that the firm is continuously meeting the needs of our clients.
George focuses on advising owner/managers in all areas of their business. He specializes in succession, retirement and estate planning.
George graduated from St. Mary’s University in 1970 and obtained his CA designation in 1972. He enjoys golf, skiing, volunteering, and is committed to serving the needs of his church, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian.
Bryan C. Sykes,
B.Com., CPA, CA, Licensed Public Accountant
Bryan is involved in personal and corporate tax planning, accounting and audit services, and retirement and estate planning in a variety of different businesses. He works together with owners and managers to achieve optimal results for their businesses and organizations. An additional area of interest and specialty is the audit of not-for-profit organizations.
Bryan has been serving in public practice since obtaining his CA designation in 1976. He enjoys golf, traveling, cross-country skiing and serving at Cedarview Community Church in Newmarket.
CPA, CMA, CA, CFP, Licensed Public Accountant
Dale is closely involved with our clients in all aspects of professional accounting, business advisory and tax planning services. He advises owner-managed businesses in a broad range of financial matters including tax planning, corporate reorganizations, and business purchases and sales. In addition, Dale is involved in estate planning and estate reporting.
In public practice since 1981, Dale obtained his CMA designation in 1985, his CA designation in 1991, his CFP designation in 1999, and became a partner in 1993.
Trent K. Tunstall,
B.Admin., CPA, CA, Licensed Public Accountant
Trent offers clients a broad range of services including professional accounting, business advisory, tax planning, controllership and not-for-profit accounting services. Trent works with entrepreneurs and business managers towards improving their businesses.
Trent obtained his Bachelor of Administration degree in 1990, his CA designation in 1991, and became a partner in 1995.
Hons.B.Com., CPA, CA, Licensed Public Accountant
Brad is involved in planning and providing audit, review and compilation engagement services for a wide variety of clients. He is also involved in personal and corporate income tax preparation and is part of the firm’s training and development program for students and professional staff.
Brad graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University in 1997. He obtained his CA designation in 2000, and became a partner in 2009.
Hons.B.A., CPA, CA, Licensed Public Accountant
David’s focus and area of interest includes business advisory services, estate planning, and corporate reorganizations as well as personal, corporate and trust income tax planning. He is also involved in audit, review and compilation engagement services. David provides technical support to the firm, maintains the website, and keeps the firm abreast of new tax legislation.
David graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 2000 and obtained his CA designation in 2003. He started with the firm in 1999 and became partner in 2013.
Hons.B.Com., CPA, CGA, Licensed Public Accountant
Paul’s focus is to provide efficient, value-added audit services for the not-for-profit sector. He is also involved in review and compilation engagements as well as corporate and personal income tax returns for a wide variety of clients. He supports our partners in developing tax-minimizing strategies, HST research, bookkeeping support, and providing effective recommendations to unique situations.
Paul obtained his Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University and his CGA designation in 2012. He has worked in public practice since 2005 and started with the firm in 2008. He became a partner in 2021.
B.Com., CPA, CGA
Brennan is involved in planning and providing audit, review and compilation engagement services for a wide variety of clients. He is also involved in trust, personal and corporate income tax preparation.
Brennan graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Nipissing University in 2012 and obtained his CGA designation in 2015. Brennan became a partner in 2022.