Grant Thornton Canada appoints 57 partners and principals

01 February 2022 3 min. read
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Grant Thornton Canada, a mid-market accounting and consulting firm, has named 57 new partners and principals for its class of 2022.

Approximately 60% of the partner and principal class are based in Ontario.

"As one of Canada’s Best Workplaces, we work hard to ensure that we offer an environment of belonging and inclusiveness where each and every one of us has an opportunity to make a meaningful difference, one relationship at a time,” said Kevin Ladner, executive partner and CEO, Grant Thornton Canada. “Each of these individuals is living our firm’s purpose and helping our clients, colleagues and communities thrive."

Grant Thornton’s new partners and principals are:


Tom Flaig, partner, Edmonton
Jason Knight, partner, Calgary
Faye Sheehan, principal, Edmonton
Ashley Zutz, principal, Edmonton

British Columbia

Caroline Dixon, partner, Vancouver
Andrew Ingenhorst, partner, Kelowna
Laura Morgan, partner, Vancouver
James Stewart, partner, Kelowna

Grant Thornton Canada appoints 57 partners and principals


Ainsley Donald, principal, Winnipeg

New Brunswick

Justin Betts, principal, Moncton
Geoffrey Cochrane, principal, Saint John
Bob Elliott, principal, Moncton

Newfoundland and Labrador

Petrina Brake, principal, Corner Brook
Angie Brown, partner, St. John’s

Nova Scotia

Allison Butcher, principal, Truro
Jonathan Caldwell, principal, Halifax
Melinda Fleming, principal, Halifax
JP Furey, partner, Halifax
Teresa Gannon, principal, Halifax
Peter Morin, principal, Halifax
Jeff Osborne, principal, Sydney
Carroll Vickers, principal, Sydney


Christina Albert, partner, Georgetown
Palma Amato, partner, Ajax
Sean Ashbee, principal, Georgetown
Ashu Avasthi, partner, Mississauga
Naren Balakrishnan, partner, Mississauga
Jaclyn Cairns, principal, London
Mihaela Dinis, principal, Georgetown
David Fioretti, principal, Markham
Julie Ford, partner, Collingwood
Mike Healy, partner, Georgetown
Brent Jackson, principal, Toronto
Elena Kanter, principal, Ajax
Kevin Koch, principal, Toronto
Daniel Kou, partner, Toronto
Joe Lopresti, partner, Toronto
Don MacIntyre, partner, Ajax
Noreen Marchand, national US personal tax leader, Toronto
Gord McFarland, partner, Peterborough
Greg McRae, partner, North York
Sudarsan Nagarajan, principal, North York
Jerry Paskowitz, practice leader, North York
Alon Roitberg, partner, North York
Lisa Saunders, practice leader, Toronto
Nick Sawrantschuk, principal, Georgetown
Paresh Shah, partner, Toronto
Neil Sinclair, partner, Ajax
Allen Sloan, practice leader, North York
Randy Urman, principal, North York
Haley Weber, principal, Toronto
Gary Weddel, practice leader, Toronto
Howard Wolle, practice leader, Markham
Kim Wray, partner, Alliston
Kris Yungblut, partner, Waterloo
Amy Zhang, partner, Toronto

Prince Edward Island

Travis Gallant, partner, Charlottetown

The Toronto-headquartered accounting and consulting firm has, together with Quebec affiliate Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, approximately 4,700 employees in Canada.

Grant Thornton earlier this year acquired three accountancies in the Greater Toronto Area, adding more than 30 professionals and a new office in North York.