Caissa LLP Chartered Professional Accountants

Working in Partnership

  • Bruno Piccinin

    Bruno Piccinin

    Partner, CPA, CA, CFP

    Bruno has over 25 years of public accounting experience, serving a diverse client base from owner...Read more

    Bruno has over 25 years of public accounting experience, serving a diverse client base from owner managed business to public corporations. Bruno's education and tax planning experience comes from completing the CICA in depth tax courses, lecturing at a post secondary school and working in the tax department at a national accounting firm. Bruno specializes in areas such as preparing and reviewing income tax returns, estate and succession planning, reviewing HST/GST filing requirements and much more.  

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  • Catherine S. Embree

    Catherine S. Embree

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Catherine Embree graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts i...Read more

    Catherine Embree graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Chartered Accountancy studies. She obtained her Chartered Accountant designation 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.Today, she is the Administrative partner responsible for Finance, IT and HR.

    She enjoys volunteering in the community where she can share her skills and has been on several boards, usually as treasurer, the most recent being the Guelph Marlin Aquatic Club as treasurer for over 7 years. She has also achieved a Level 3 swimming official certification and spends her spare time at swim meets.  

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  • Dave Bell

    Dave Bell

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Dave has over 30 years of public accounting experience with extensive knowledge in accounting and...Read more

    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.

    Dave graduated with a BA degree from The University of Western Ontario and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1989. He enjoys camping, hiking and kayaking in his spare time and can often be found outdoors enjoying the sunshine with his family and friends.

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  • Partner

    H. Kevin Embree

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Kevin graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in Honours i...Read more

    Kevin graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in Honours in Chartered Accountancy Studies.  He 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.

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  • Jennifer Thomas

    Jennifer Thomas

    Partner, CPA, CGA

    Jennifer graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1998, followed by a post graduate diploma i...Read more

    Jennifer graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1998, followed by a post graduate diploma in accounting from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1999. She obtained her CGA designation in 2004. Jennifer has extensive experience in accounting, assurance and taxation, and estate planning for owner manager and Not For Profits. Jennifer joined Hillson & Co. LLP (predecessor of Embree & Co. LLP) in 1999, to then become a partner of Caissa in 2021

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  • Mario V. Piccinin

    Mario V. Piccinin

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Mario has over 25 years of industry and public accounting experience with extensive knowledge in ...Read more

    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. 

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  • Tim Edworthy

    Tim Edworthy

    Partner, CPA, CA

    Tim is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University holding an Honours Bachelor of Economics Degree. ...Read more

    Tim is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University holding an Honours Bachelor of Economics Degree. Tim is a designated CPA with over 25 years of experience in advising family owned businesses with respect to tax planning, acquisitions and divestitures, succession planning and remuneration strategies. Being a lifelong resident of Cambridge, Tim is actively involved in the community working with Cambridge Memorial Hospital and its Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society and much more. 

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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

  • Senior Tax Accountant

    Dianne MacDonald

    Senior Tax Accountant, CPA, CA
  • Shannon Lalak

    Shannon Lalak

    Associate, CPA, CGA

Senior Managers

  • Angela Battice

    Angela Battice

  • Grazyna Szymura

    Grazyna Szymura

    CPA, CGA

Managers

  • Baljinder Cheema

    Baljinder Cheema

    CPA, CA
  • Caitlin Embree

    Caitlin Embree

    CPA, CA
  • Pavlina Kouyova

    Pavlina Kouyova

    CPA, CGA

Supervisors

  • Cole Labord

    Cole Labord

    CPA
  • Ryan Cleveland

    Ryan Cleveland

    CPA

Senior Staff Accountants

  • Adam Moretto

    Adam Moretto

    CPA
  • Carol Fewster

    Carol Fewster

  • Caroline Youssef

    Caroline Youssef

    CPA
  • Jackson Jacobi

    Jackson Jacobi

    CPA
  • Kimberly Gill

    Kimberly Gill

    BBA
  • Laura Zekany

    Laura Zekany

    CPA, CA
  • McKenzie Embree

    McKenzie Embree

    BA Hons

Staff Accountants

  • Staff Accountant

    Jian Sun

    BBA
  • Kim Eastabrook

    Kim Eastabrook

  • Michael Piccinin

    Michael Piccinin

    BBA
  • Monica Thepsouvanh

    Monica Thepsouvanh

    BComm
  • Nathan McLean

    Nathan McLean

    BBA
  • Sheareda Ramcharan

    Sheareda Ramcharan

    BComm
  • Tricia Ennis

    Tricia Ennis

Administration and Operations

  • Claudia Villanueva

    Claudia Villanueva

    Administrative Assistant
  • Debbie Versteeg

    Debbie Versteeg

    Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant

    Diane Kerr

    Administrative Assistant
  • Heather Young

    Heather Young

    Administrative Assistant
  • Kim Coldham

    Kim Coldham

    Administrative Assistant
  • Merinda Ford

    Merinda Ford

    Administrative Assistant