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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 her , 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.
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 Executive Assistant. As Executive Assistant, 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.
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.
We are happy to welcome the newest member of the KMPC team!
Maria is a graduate of the Business Administration program and graduated with honours from Durham College. She brings with her over 15 years of Administrative experience and over 20 years of customer service experience. She loves to forge relationships with clients and still believes in giving excellent customer service.
Maria holds the title of Executive Assistant. This role allows her to correspond with the firm’s clients, maintain client records and continue to learn the path of bookkeeping and payroll duties.
Maria is happily married for 17 years and has 2 children Domenic and Ava who are her pride and joy. She loves the ability to work part time and still have time with her family. She is passionate about family, loves to cook and bake and loves to play candy crush!
She is very excited about this new chapter in her life.
Meet The KMPC Team in our most recent 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 oursleves 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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