Meet Our Team Of Client Service Professionals



 

GREG FERGUSON, CPA, CA, PARTNER

Greg is currently the Managing Partner at Powell Jones LLP. Since joining the firm in 1994, much of Greg’s time is spent with many of the firm’s larger clients, with a concentration in the retail automotive industry.

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ALAN PRIEST, CPA, CA, CFP, PARTNER

Alan heads up the taxation team at Powell Jones LLP, and focuses his own practice on owner-managed businesses. As a Certified Agricultural Farm Advisor (CAFA), he has an interest in the agricultural sector and also brings the personal experience of growing up on a farm right here in Simcoe County.

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SCOTT A. MacKAY, CPA, CA, PARTNER

Scott's main focus is assisting owner-managed businesses with strategic tax planning and managing their business affairs. His secondary areas of expertise are financial planning, real estate and mortgage investment corporations. He enjoys helping clients move their businesses forward by making expansion and investment decisions.

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KIM SMITH ( m. HENRY), CPA, CA, PARTNER

Since joining Powell Jones LLP in 2001, Kim has provided audit, accounting and tax services to a variety of clients including manufacturing, wholesalers, professionals, service and agricultural businesses, as well as not-for-profit organizations. She also advises clients on tax planning, incorporations, reorganizations, windups and provides advisory services for purchase and sale of business.

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TONYA PEARCE, CPA, CA, PARTNER

Tonya provides accounting, financial reporting and auditing services to the firm's owner-manager clientele, including manufacturers, service businesses, professionals and retail automotive businesses. Her practice also includes several not-for-profit organizations & charities.  She has enjoyed the variety of working with a diverse client base, and applies her learning from one business to the next in order to find creative solutions to problems.

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CHRIS HUMMEL, CPA, CA, PARTNER

Chris joined Powell Jones LLP in 2007 after working a number of years in Toronto.   He enjoys working with a variety of owner managed businesses and non-profit organizations in providing accounting, financial reporting and taxation services.  He also provides tax services to individuals and unincorporated businesses.

Chris graduated with a business degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1996 and obtained his C.A. designation in 2010. He has taken the In-Depth HST and Income Tax Practice courses offered by CPA Canada.

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H. PAUL RASTAS, CPA, CA, CFP, PRINCIPAL

Paul provides accounting, income tax and financial planning services to the firm's small and medium sized owner-managed clients, including retail outlets, farms, professionals and other service organizations. He provides succession and estate planning, personal financial planning and commodity tax planning (GST/HST).

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CARLY GATRELL, CPA, CA, PRINCIPAL

Carly provides accounting, financial reporting and auditing services.  She has worked with a diverse base of clients including manufacturing, retail, not-for-profit and charitable sectors.

Carly is from the Barrie area and enjoys pursuing her professional career in her home town.  She is currently serving as treasurer for a local charitable theatre group.  She enjoys skiing and snowshoeing.

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CHRIS VAN NIEKERK, CPA, CA, PRINCIPAL

Chris provides accounting, financial reporting, compliance and auditing services to the firm’s owner-manager businesses.  He works with a diverse client base including retail, manufacturing, car dealerships, and not for profit organizations.  He enjoys building relationships with owner-managers and providing solutions in order for owners to put emphasis on operating and growing their business rather than being bogged down with administration.

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LARRY JONES, CPA, CA, ASSOCIATE

Larry was one of the founding members of Powell Jones LLP, joining the firm in 1967. While Larry retired from the partnership and full time practice in 2005, he continues to be a mentor to the senior professionals at Powell Jones LLP. He remains an instrumental part of the firm’s asset administration and is still sought for advice by many of the firm's oldest clients.

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DON EDWARD, CPA, CA, ASSOCIATE

Since joining Powell Jones LLP in 1976, Don has handled the financial reporting and tax needs of a wide variety of clients ranging from golf courses to manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, pension funds, service and construction businesses, and professionals. An active area of Don's practice is providing business advisory services, including tax and strategic planning for the purchase or sale of a business.

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WILLIAM A. WATSON, CPA, CA, ASSOCIATE

Bill provides a full range of accounting, tax and business advisory services. He works with owner-managed businesses in various sectors including dental, medical and professional practices, investment holding corporations, and contactors. His main focus areas are estate administration and planning, and income tax and compliance.

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SCOTT WILSON, CPA, CA, CFE, ASSOCIATE

Since joining Powell Jones LLP in 1990, Scott has worked in the areas of audit, accounting, tax planning, business advisory and investigative accounting. In addition to servicing the firm's larger clients, Scott also has a wide variety of owner-managed clients in business sectors such as manufacturing, retail and professional services. His practice also includes several not-for-profit organizations and charities.

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