News & Upcoming Events

Ford Keast is made up of a diverse group of individuals

We feel it is important to showcase the achievements and events that these individuals take part in outside of the office walls.


Congratulations!!!

Congratulations to Ian Hillis on becoming partner effective January 1, 2017! 

Ian Hillis joined our firm as a co-op student and went on to complete 16 months of work term experience with us. He joined our firm full time in 2003 and become a manager in 2012.  Ian's hard work and dedication to the firm and his clients have made for a seamless transition from senior manager to partner. 

Please join us in congratulating Ian on achieving this milestone.  


Congratulations & Welcome to our team!

Congratulations to Robert (Bob) Sandford on becoming partner effective January 1, 2017.

In 2003 Bob started his own business providing accounting, assurance and tax services to a wide variety of clients and sectors.  After 13 years as a sole proprietor of Robert G. Sandford Professional Corporation, Bob and his team made the decision to join forces with the team at Ford Keast LLP.  Congratulations to Bob on becoming partner and on merging his practice with Ford Keast LLP.  Welcome to the team! 


NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Our Ford Keast Family Continues to Grow!

We are very excited to announce the upcoming merger with the accounting practice of Robert G. Sandford CPA, CA.
The merge with Ford Keast LLP will be effective January 1, 2017.
With both firms having very similar cultures, we are confident that the merger transition will be very easy for everyone. We look forward to consolidating our operations at our Ford Keast office at 624 Maitland Street (near Central Ave.), London, on or before December 4, 2016.
We look forward to the privilege of providing continued services to existing and new clients of Ford Keast.

 


OCTOBER 10, 2016

New and Improved

Welcome to the new and improved fordkeast.com! Our new website provides easy navigation of our services and information about current news and events. It is also one more way to directly contact any member of our professional team. Whether you are currently partnering with Ford Keast as one of our valuable clients, or you are searching for a new Accounting firm, please take a look around our website. You are also most welcome to contact one of our team to learn more about our services and how we can assist you.


A New Member of our Team

Jann Danyluk brings over 30 years’ experience to the role of HR Consultant. Ford Keast partners are committed to providing a wide range of business support to our clients and our new Human Resources service is part of that continuing goal. Jann developed her HR skills through a variety of education programs and received her Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. She is a member in good standing of the Human Resources Association of Ontario. Jann has worked with small, mid-size and large companies providing HR advice and progressive programs which address the complexities of today’s ever-changing work environment. Jann lives in London’s Byron area. She and her husband Dan are committed to their community and spend their leisure time travelling and relaxing at their cottage in Grand Bend. Although born and raised in Nova Scotia, Ontario is now home to Jann. She does however regularly cross the ocean to spend time with her daughter who lives in the UK.


And another new member of our Team!

Shaun Brown, CPA, CA joined our growing tax practice as a Manger of Tax Services on May 30th, 2016. Shaun joins our firm with extensive experience as a Senior Manager of Domestic Tax specializing in owner managed businesses and more specifically Canadian corporate and personal tax planning, project management and business development. In addition to client responsibilities Shaun brings with him leadership experience in training and supervising. Along with his CPA, Shaun has completed the In-Depth tax program and a number of other training programs focused on tax compliance, research and planning.  Shaun and his husband Dan are both born-and-raised Londoners.  The pair married in July 2016 after four years together and now that the wedding is done, Shaun and Dan spend their newfound free time camping with friends and planning their travels around Canada and the U.S., starting with their honeymoon this Fall in sunny California. Please join us in welcoming Shaun Brown to the Ford Keast family!


AUGUST 20, 2016

Expansion Complete!

In the spring of 2015 the final planning stages began for the addition to our current building. With the merging of Gordon Hardcastle Chartered Accountant’s and the launch of Ford Keast Human Resources, our current space would not suffice. The addition to the existing building maintains the original charm of the Historic Woodfield community and provides a modern open concept feel from within. The new and improved space not only provides for a more welcoming experience to clients but also allows for continuous growth of our team and our business.

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