You build relationships with people. Not companies. Our team members take the time to understand your unique needs, and are committed to offering personalized accounting, wealth management and HR solutions.
Founded in 1929 as Foote & Rafuse, Ford Keast is one of the oldest accounting firms in London, Ontario and area.
Our current team includes 8 partners, 24 professional staff members, and an administrative team of 4. This low staff-to- partner ratio and our long-standing history of low staff turnover reflects our philosophy of maintaining a close working relationship between Ford Keast and our valued clients.
Our firm has always taken great pride in being innovative and a leader with respect to the changing accounting and tax environment.
Today Ford Keast provides a full range of services including: Auditing, Reviews, Accounting, Taxation and other Business Advisory Services. Our “Bringing Solutions Together” approach also includes Wealth Management and Human Resource Consulting.
The year 2015 was an exciting time of growth at Ford Keast.
We merged with Gordon Hardcastle Chartered Accountants and welcomed a new group of staff and clients to the Ford Keast family, launched Ford Keast Human Resources to offer a variety of new solutions to our clients, and completed a major addition to our office building.
The partners and staff at Ford Keast are proud of our firm’s rich history, and we look forward to what the future brings. We invite you to contact us to learn more about how our “Bringing Solutions Together” approach can help you grow your wealth.
George W. Foote and Leslie E. Rafuse form the accounting partnership, Foote & Rafuse
The firm, then known as Ford, Keast, Giles, Smith & Phillips moves to our current location at 624 Maitland Street
Our name is shortened to Ford Keast
We begin offering a Wealth Management solution
The Ford Keast office goes paperless
Ford Keast merges with Gordon Hardcastle Chartered Accountant. We launch Ford Keast Human Resources. Ford Keast completes a major addition to our office building
Ford Keast merges with Robert G. Sandford Professional Corporation