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Managers - Darryl Clarke

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Darryl Clarke, CPA, CA

Darryl Clarke is a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba. In May of 2004, he received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba, and became a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2009, earning a Chartered Accountant designation. Darryl joined Fort Group in 2003 and has vast experience in various sectors including small businesses, not-for-profit organizations and First Nations. He is a Quickbooks ProAdvisor and is sought after for training and support in both Quickbooks and Simply Accounting.

 
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Aaron Dorosh, CPA, CA, MST

Aaron was born in Winnipeg where he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Hons.) in 2009. In 2011 Aaron became a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants after obtaining his Chartered Accountant (CA) designation. Aaron has recently completed the Chartered Professional Accountants Canadian In-Depth Tax Course and holds his Masters of Science in (U.S.) Taxation.

Aaron has experience in Canadian, US and International tax primarily with a large public accounting firm, working both in Canada and overseas where he advised clients on a wide range of individual and business tax issues between Canada and the U.S.

 

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Managers - Justin Harras

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Justin Harras, CPA, CA

Justin Harras was born and raised in Winnipeg. After receiving his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from The University of Manitoba, he began work with Fort Group. In 2015, he became a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and is now pursuing Chartered Business Valuator designation. Justin is proud of his experience working with private small businesses, not-for-profit organizations and First Nations communities.

 
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Judy Lam, CPA, CA

Judy was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and earned her Bachelor Commerce (Honours) Degree from the University of Manitoba in 2002. In February 2006, she became a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants by receiving her Chartered Accountant (CA) designation. Judy's experience in providing quality accounting and tax services to small and medium sized owner-managed businesses has made her an ideal manager at Fort Group in 2015.

 
Managers - Nick Lesage

Nicolas Lesage, CPA, CA

Nicolas was born in St. Boniface, Winnipeg and is our multi-lingual accountant. He has worked both in the French-speaking community and Japan and provides fluent services in these languages and English.

Nic earned his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in 2007, majoring in accounting and international finance. He spent five years abroad, running his own English school and lecturing in the management and law faculty of Chuo University in Japan.

In 2014 Nicolas received his Chartered Accountant designation after extensive experience working for an international public accounting firm in assurance. This, along with his extensive experience, makes Nic an ideal staff member to handle engagements in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors with emphasis in property management, real estate, trades, lodging and tourism, health care, and many other facets of business.

 
Managers - Stephanie Paradoski

Stephanie Paradoski, CPA, CA

Stephanie was born in Selkirk, Manitoba. In May of 2009, she earned her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba. While in school, Stephanie joined the team at Fort Group as a summer student and began working full time upon the completion of her degree. In 2011, received her Chartered Accountant designation from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

 
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Nicholas Villas, CPA

Nicholas was born in Winnipeg, and moved to Ontario at a young age. He attended both the University of Western Ontario and Concordia University (John Molson School of Business) where he received his Bachelor of Commerce Degree in accounting. In September 2016 Nick became a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants Canada by receiving his Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) designation. He joined Fort Group in May 2013 and his experience focuses across various business sectors including private small business, not-for-profit organizations and First Nations.

 

Managers - Darryl Clarke

Darryl Clarke, CPA, CA

Darryl jokes that accounting is his hobby, but we know that’s not true. He is a games and puzzles enthusiast, board games in particular. He is up-to-date on many of the current hit T.V. shows and the fan theories thereof, and has been known to leave the office early to babysit his nephew. He also keeps busy volunteering in various capacities with St. John’s Presbyterian and the Presbytery of Winnipeg.

 
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Aaron Dorosh, CPA, CA, MST

Aaron loves long walks on the beach and puppy dogs… oh wait… wrong bio…

The staff at Fort Group think Aaron is crazy as he left the Cayman Islands to move back to Winnipeg recently. He is a huge football fan (obviously) - NFL, CFL - it doesn't matter... He loves watching, playing and talking all things football. When he’s not crushing U.S. Tax Returns Aaron loves spending time with his son, Jacob, dog, Henry and wife, Jill.

 
Managers - Justin Harras

Justin Harras, CPA, CA

In his spare time, Justin enjoys spending time chilling at home with his husky, Juno. He produces electronic music and sometimes booming bass beats emanate from behind his closed office door. He is also an avid photographer, and if you need help finding a cool sweater he is the man to call.

 
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Judy Lam, CPA, CA

Judy can be found wandering Winnipeg streets looking for Pokemon, at a Zumba studio or at home baking with her family in her spare time. She is passionate about books and reading, and her favourite author is Steve Berry.

 
Managers - Nicholas Lesage

Nicolas Lesage, CPA, CA

Nic loves travelling and has stamps on his passport from all over the world. He spent years working in Japan and is fluent in Japanese as well as French.

 
Managers - Stephanie Paradoski

Stephanie Paradoski, CPA, CA

When not at work, Stephanie enjoys travelling. She particularly enjoys visiting Germany where she has relatives. She enjoys cooking, reading and many outdoor activities. Don’t challenge her to a weight-lifting competition, she practices both this and cross-fit in her spare time.

 
Managers - Nicholas Villas

Nicholas Villas, CPA, CA

Nick's bio will be posted soon.

 

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