Caissa LLP Chartered Professional Accountants

Working in Partnership

  • Arlene Campbell

    Arlene Campbell

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Arlene is passionate about helping clients and truly cares about their personal and business successes.  She has over 30 years of public accounting experience, working in both local and national firms.  She is well rounded in dealing with clients of all sizes, ranging from large corporations to smaller not-for-profit organizations. She has experience working with owner managed businesses and enjoys creating a relationship with her clients and becoming their trusted advisor.

  • Catherine S. Embree

    Catherine S. Embree

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Catherine Embree graduated from University of Waterloo in 1987 with a BA in Honours Chartered Accountancy studies, Co Op. She obtained her CA in 1989. Catherine has worked in a large multinational accounting firm and small local firms having joined the predecessor Hillson & Co in 1993. Catherine has over 30 years of experience in public accounting.

  • Dave Bell

    Dave Bell

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Dave has over 30 years of public accounting experience with extensive knowledge in accounting and small business tax.  He enjoys being a trusted advisor to his many small business clients in the areas of tax compliance and planning, estate planning and business advisory services. Dave joined Hillson & Co. LLP (predecessor of Embree & Co. LLP) as a partner in 1997 and works from our Cambridge office.

  • Derek K. Stoltz

    Derek K. Stoltz

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Derek believes in the big picture strategy without compromising the other pieces of the puzzle that are often overlooked.  His keen attention to detail gives his client’s confidence and ensures both short-term and long-term success.  Derek is focussed on helping his clients with their on-going concerns, personally and professionally. 

  • Kevin Embree

    H. Kevin Embree

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Kevin graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Art and honours in Chartered Accountancy Studies and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1987.  He has over 30 years of experience in public accounting and industry serving a wide range of clients including owner/manager, companies with multiple investors and not for profit clients.  Kevin has extensive experience in accounting, auditing, taxation and management consulting.

  • Mario V. Piccinin

    Mario V. Piccinin

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Mario has over 25 years of industry and public accounting experience with extensive knowledge in accounting, taxation and management consulting. He joined as partner in 1992. His preferred area of practice is with owner-managed enterprises. Mario graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo in 1990 and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1992. He completed the In-Depth Tax Course in 1994. In his spare time Mario enjoys curling, mountain biking and is a competitive chess player. 

  • Michael Weller

    Michael Weller

    Partner, CPA, CA, CFA

    Michael joined our firm during 2013 and is our newest partner.  He brings to our clients a deep understanding of accounting and assurance matters gained through years with a big four accounting firm.  With more than 15 years of experience, Michael provides a practical and hands-on approach to solving client matters. In addition to becoming a Chartered Accountant he is a CFA charterholder.  Michael enjoys travelling and spending time outdoors with his wife, two young boys and dog. 

Providing Service & Support

With over fifty accounting professionals and administrative support people, we value each and every member of our team, and their contributions to our clients.

With expertise in accounting, audit, tax and business advising within leading accounting firms, within industry, and across the private sector, our teamwork can ensure you have access to the professional advice you need.

Advising As Associates

  • Bruno Piccinin

    Bruno Piccinin

    Associate, CPA, CA, CFP
  • Denis Kelly

    Denis Kelly

    Associate, CPA, CA
  • Mike Curran

    Mike Curran

    Associate, CPA, CA
  • Tim Edworthy

    Tim Edworthy

    Associate, CPA, CA

Senior Managers

  • Angela Battice

    Angela Battice

  • Grazyna Szymura

    Grazyna Szymura

    CPA, CGA
  • Jennifer Thomas

    Jennifer Thomas

    CPA, CGA
  • Karen McDougall

    Karen McDougall

    CPA, CA
  • Steven J. Blacklock

    Steven J. Blacklock

    CPA, CA
  • Van Su

    Van Su

    CPA, CA


  • Dianne Gravel

    Dianne Gravel

    CPA, CGA
  • Shannon Lalak

    Shannon Lalak

    CPA, CGA

Senior Staff Accountants

  • Caitlin Embree

    Caitlin Embree

    CPA, CA
  • Carol Fewster

    Carol Fewster

  • Chris Collins

    Chris Collins

  • Justin Gorgi

    Justin Gorgi

  • Kimberly Gill

    Kimberly Gill

  • Laura Zekany

    Laura Zekany

    CPA, CA

Staff Accountants

  • Alec Arbutina

    Alec Arbutina

  • Cole Labord

    Cole Labord

  • David Sawka

    David Sawka

  • Francis Lefebvre

    Francis Lefebvre

  • Jackson Jacobi

    Jackson Jacobi

  • Jeffrey Casupanan

    Jeffrey Casupanan

  • Jelena Ugrinov

    Jelena Ugrinov

  • Mary Cowbrough

    Mary Cowbrough

  • McKenzie Embree

    McKenzie Embree

    BA Hons
  • Monica Thepsouvanh

    Monica Thepsouvanh

  • Nathan McLean

    Nathan McLean

  • Rebecca Sullivan

    Rebecca Sullivan

    BSc Hons
  • Ryan Cleveland

    Ryan Cleveland

  • Sheareda Ramcharan

    Sheareda Ramcharan

  • Stacey Barker

    Stacey Barker

  • Stephanie Urban

    Stephanie Urban

  • Victoria Toczek

    Victoria Toczek

Administration and Operations

  • Claudia Villanueva

    Claudia Villanueva

    Administrative Assistant
  • Debbie Versteeg

    Debbie Versteeg

  • Emily Steele

    Emily Steele

    Administrative Assistant
  • Heidi Kelly

    Heidi Kelly

    Office Manager
  • Kim Coldham

    Kim Coldham

    Administrative Assistant
  • Kim Eastabrook

    Kim Eastabrook

    Administrative Assistant
  • Laura Mogk

    Laura Mogk

    IT Systems Administrator
  • Tasha Henninger

    Tasha Henninger

    Administrative Assistant