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Managers - Bradley Keefe

Bradley Keefe, CPA, CA

Bradley Keefe was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He earned his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Degree from the University of Manitoba in 2004. In November, 2006, Bradley was admitted as a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and received his Chartered Accountant (CA) designation.

Bradley was hired as an articling student by the Office of the Auditor General of Manitoba (OAG) in 2001 and was promoted several times, culminating in promotion to an Audit Principal in 2009. In 2012, Bradley was assigned as Audit Principal responsible for the Province of Manitoba’s Summary Financial Statements (Public Accounts). Bradley developed extensive experience in large complex group financial statement audits and in public sector accounting standards as Principal of the Public Accounts.

Bradley is an experienced facilitator, session leader, exam reviewer and author with CPA Western School of Business (formally CASB) and CPA Canada. Bradley was a UFE marker for 7 years (2008 to 2014). Bradley has delivered professional development courses for CPA Manitoba related to public sector accounting standards for the past 3 years. Bradley has volunteered his time to mentor many aspiring CPA/CA candidates throughout his career.

In 2016, Bradley was awarded an Early Achievement Award by CPA of Manitoba honoring his career achievements.

 

Managers

Managers - Darryl Clarke

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.

 
Managers - Justin Harras

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.

 
Managers - Judy Lam

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

Nicholas 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.

Nick 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 Nick 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.

 
 
Managers - Bradley Keefe

Bradley Keefe, CPA, CA

Bradley was a University of Manitoba Bison track and field member from 2001 to 2004. He continues to be a competitive local runner. Bradley placed in the top 3 six consecutive years in a row in the Manitoba Marathon (2011 to 2016) culminating in finishing 1st in the 2016 Manitoba Marathon. Bradley is married to a dance and school teacher, Randi. They have 3 children and enjoy spending time together travelling. However, when Bradley plans their trips, we know that his secret criteria for choosing a location is whether there is a road race he can compete in while they are there.

 
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 NFL fan (obviously). He loves watching, playing and talking all things football. When he’s not crushing U.S. Tax Returns Aaron loves spending time with his newborn son, Jacob, dog, Henry and wife, Jill.

 
Managers - Justin Harras

Justin Harras, CPA, CA

In his spare time, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife, Generra, and reading at home. 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.

 
Managers - Judy Lam

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

Nicholas Lesage, CPA, CA

Nicholas met and married his wife in Japan. They then moved to Canada, and today they run a Bed and Breakfast together in St. Boniface. They enjoy travelling to Japan at least once a year, and enjoy visiting other countries as well, trying unique foods wherever they go.

 
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.

 

 

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