Our Team is Your Team
Owner and Founder – CPA, CMA
Kelly was born, raised and educated in Toronto, Ontario. She completed her Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 1996.
Over 20 years ago Kelly founded her own firm. upon realizing she loved being an accountant but also knew in her heart that accounting should be more than just crunching numbers. And so, Kelly set her goal to create a firm that was better, unique – a firm that cared about its clients and worked with them to ensure they reached their profit and growth goals faster than they ever dreamed possible! Fast forward 20 years, she and her firm is still doing precisely that.
Kelly’s commitment and caring has resulted in a long list of cherished, loyal and very successful clients for whom Kelly and her team work hard each day to be more than just another Whitby accountant!
When she is not helping clients or volunteering in her community, Kelly’s favourite past time is spending time with her children, Brittany, Brendan and Ashley. And, of course, showering her two grandchildren, Aram and Avaline with endless love…and gifts! This year Kelly is looking forward to starting up workshops to help more people get out of debt!
Laurie’s commitment to outstanding customer service, continuous improvement and furthering her education has made her a valued member of the KMPC team. Her dedication to helping clients achieve the best results for their businesses is results from her 25 years of accounting experience. Actively demonstrating her commitment to continuous improvement, Laurie is presently studying to obtain her CPA designation.
In her current capacity, as Senior Accountant, Laurie completes corporate year-end compilations and provides onsite consultations in a junior-controllership capacity. Laurie takes pride in outstanding levels of accuracy and efficiency in her work ensuring that clients get only the best service possible. These are the characteristics which make Laurie an integral contributor to the KMPC team.
Laurie and her husband Derek have been happily married for 23 years and have two amazing children, Courtney and Joseph.
Bookkeeper and IT Specialist
Jody brings a unique combination of skills to Kelly Melanson Professional Corporation. As bookkeeper, he processes clients’ monthly files. He is continually upgrading his bookkeeping training to stay up to date on the latest updates and trends.
Jody also has an extensive background in computer hardware and software. His expertise has brought an exciting new dimension to the firm. Jody leads the firm’s continuous improvement initiatives regarding implementing and maintaining the latest technologies that provide the firm, and its clients, with the latest tools.
Presently he is equipping the office with Hubdoc – a tool that automates the transfer of data to streamline the bookkeeping for clients, thus resulting in faster and more accurate accounting data for our clients.
Jody is married. He and his wife Kelly have four grown children. Jody has many hobbies. When he’s not assisting clients he enjoys: photography, weight lifting, computer gaming and martial arts.
Natasha is a graduate of Burman University in Lacombe, Alberta. She graduated with her BBA: Accounting. She is currently working towards her CPA designation. Natasha has been actively working in the accounting field for two years. She started as an auditing intern and then traveled across Canada to audit NPO’s. She also worked as an office administrator prior to joining Kelly Melanson Professional Corporation.
Natasha holds the title of Junior Bookkeeper. In this role she corresponds with the firm’s clients, maintains client records, ensures that client bookkeeping files reach the office in a timely manner for processing, performs payroll duties, and does monthly bookkeeping for some of the firm’s clients.
Natasha is married. She enjoys swimming and shares her passion for acrobatics with her husband Christopher.
Kathy brings with her a solid background in accounting and administration. Used to working with multifaceted organizations that require specific systems and data, she smoothly enters new client assignments and can quickly get up to speed on the specifics of required process, data and reporting procedures. Her diverse skill sets and experience compliment the high level of professionalism and outstanding service quality that are hallmarks of our organization.
Julie is the first face you see upon entering KMPC and the welcoming voice on the phone when you call our office. Her background working in fast-paced business settings, along with her outstanding customer service skills and attention to detail make Julie a valued member of our team.
Meet The KMPC Team in this video!
KMPC is there when you need us. Our clients know that we always have their backs and that gives them the peace of mind to keep their minds on growing their business.
Our team is skilled in crafting unique and clever methods of resolving issues that distract our clients from what they need to be doing. Your KMPC team is your personal ‘bottom line‘ defence line.
We keep ourselves and our clients up-to-date- with the latest advances in technology that will help clients better manage their business and see a healthier bottom line.
Our clients see us as part of their team. We value that trust and maintain it by keeping clear two-way communication channels with our clients.
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