Smythe Announces the Promotions of one Principal and three Managers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC – Smythe LLP (Smythe) is pleased to announce the promotions of one Principal and three Managers across all three of our office locations – Vancouver, Langley and Nanaimo.

Our new Principal:

Aaron Dovell, CPA, CA, joined Smythe’s Nanaimo office in 2016 and specializes in providing accounting, tax compliance and advisory services to small and medium-sized private corporations. He has worked as a tax specialist for over ten years, providing services for corporations and individuals including tax planning for acquisitions and disposals, corporate reorganizations and estate planning.

Our new Managers:

Sophia Chien, CPA, CMA, joined Smythe in January 2015 and is primarily focused on providing accounting, assurance and tax services to private and owner-managed companies across various industries. Within the firm, Sophia is active in staff mentoring and development and providing in-house training courses.

Kaylee Leitch, BA, joined Smythe in October 2016 and is responsible for leading the Firm’s overall marketing strategy and direction. As Marketing Manager, Kaylee works with the practice group leaders across all three of Smythe’s offices to ensure the success of the Firm’s marketing programs.

Sarah Ng, CPA, CA, rejoined Smythe in 2017 after working in industry for four years. As Manager, Sarah provides accounting, assurance and advisory services to privately-owned and owner-managed companies in various industries. Sarah is also active in staff development, coaching and mentoring.

“Our talent pool continues to grow with these recent promotions,” said Human Resources Partner, Herve Leong-Chung. “These are the leaders of tomorrow and will ensure our firm keeps up to pace with the rapid changes in the business and work environment.”

Please join us in congratulating Aaron, Sophia, Kaylee and Sarah on their promotions.

About Smythe LLP

Smythe LLP is a full-service accounting firm recognized for exceptional work in the areas of assurance, Canadian and US taxation, valuation, insolvency and business advisory services in Vancouver, Langley and Nanaimo. Our clients include private and public companies, family-owned businesses and not-for-profit clients. Our skilled audit, tax and advisory specialists are a diverse team of professionals – many of whom are experts in the real estate and construction, mining and resource, insurance and technology industries across BC and Canada-wide.

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