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CPA Ontario Announces 2019 Fellows Inductees

55 FCPAs recognized for achievements in their careers and contributions to their communities


TORONTO, ON - December 3, 2019 – Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) is pleased to recognize 55 members as new Fellows (FCPAs). Becoming an FCPA is the highest honour bestowed upon a CPA within the accounting profession. Nominated and selected by a committee of their peers, Fellows exemplify the values that the designation embodies, including integrity, high ethical standards, leadership and community engagement.

“With their wide and impressive range of skills and experiences, this year’s Fellows represent the very best of the profession,” said Carol Wilding, FCPA, FCA, President & CEO of CPA Ontario. “They are distinguished leaders, visionary innovators and dedicated mentors who have made a significant impact on the communities they live and work in.”

These newly named Fellows join a prestigious group of 1,423 FCPAs in Ontario. During their careers as CPAs, this year’s recipients have led or participated in more than 600 volunteer initiatives that have impacted over 100 communities across the province, country and abroad.

“Those who invest in their communities pave the pathways for future generations,” said Anita K. Ferrari, FCPA, FCA, Chair of CPA Ontario’s Council. “We are proud of our Fellows’ contributions and salute them for this tremendous career milestone.”

The 55 recipients will be honoured at a presentation ceremony and dinner on December 3 in Toronto. The names of the 55 new FCPAs are listed alphabetically below. To learn more about the 2019 Fellows, please visit

  • Nicholas Angellotti, FCPA, FCA
  • Allan Beaupre, FCPA, FCA
  • Alexandra Bellamy, FCPA, FCA
  • Helen Bobiwash, FCPA, FCMA
  • Sean Boyd, FCPA, FCA
  • Charles Bunce, FCPA, FCA
  • Paul Busch, FCPA, FCA
  • Kristen Carscallen, FCPA, FCA
  • Erik Cheng, FCPA, FCA
  • Ivan Chittenden, FCPA, FCA
  • Cathy Cobey, FCPA, FCA
  • Alodie Cuvelier-Brew, FCPA, FCA
  • David Debenham, FCPA, FCMA
  • Garnet Fenn, FCPA, FCGA, FCA, FCMA
  • Gregory Ferguson, FCPA, FCA
  • Steve Fortin, FCPA, FCA
  • Stephenie Fox, FCPA, FCA
  • Ronald Gagel, FCPA, FCA
  • Kirby Gavelin, FCPA, FCA
  • Valerie Gillis, FCPA, FCA
  • Julian Hawkins, FCPA, FCA
  • Kevin Hibbert, FCPA, FCA
  • Ani Hotoyan-Joly, FCPA, FCA
  • Doreen Hume, FCPA, FCA
  • Brian Hutchings, FCPA, FCGA
  • Laurie Jensen, FCPA, FCGA
  • Guy Jones, FCPA, FCA
  • Gabriela Kegalj, FCPA, FCA
  • Michael Koenig, FCPA, FCGA
  • William Koornstra, FCPA, FCA
  • Kevin Lindsey, FCPA, FCMA
  • Gerald Marcus, FCPA, FCA
  • Sam Marinucci, FCPA, FCA
  • Robert Mathieu, FCPA, FCA, FCMA
  • Cameron McInnis, FCPA, FCA
  • Rob Mozzon, FCPA, FCA
  • Laurel Murray, FCPA, FCA
  • Ajay Pangarkar, FCPA, FCMA
  • Mario Paron, FCPA, FCA
  • Diane Peressini, FCPA, FCA
  • Hitesh Peshavaria, FCPA, FCA
  • Beverly Romeo-Beehler, FCPA, FCMA
  • George Rossolatos, FCPA, FCA
  • Tim Saunders, FCPA, FCA
  • Bernard Schwartz, FCPA, FCA
  • Robbin Sinclaire, FCPA, FCA
  • Mike St. Amant, FCPA, FCA
  • Terry Suess, FCPA, FCA
  • Irving Teper, FCPA, FCA
  • Benjie Thomas, FCPA, FCA
  • Linda Thorne, FCPA, FCA
  • Rani Turna, FCPA, FCA
  • Beili Wong, FCPA, FCA
  • Juliet Woodfield, FCPA, FCA
  • Martin Zablocki, FCPA, FCMA

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