Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

October 19, 2009 08:15 ET

Kingston CA Re-Elected District Association President

Brent Wilson leads local Chartered Accountants

KINGSTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 19, 2009) - Kingston Chartered Accountant and prominent business leader Brent Wilson, CA, has been re-elected President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario's Eastern Ontario District CA Association. The District Association is the CA profession's local presence and organizes activities that benefit local Chartered Accountants and the community at large.

In addition to helping to serve, represent and provide fellowship among local CAs, the District Association also helps bring the Institute's many programs to its members, while also organizing important community events, such as tax clinics for people with low incomes.

Mr. Wilson is a Partner of Collins Barrow SEO LLP. He received his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in 1991 from Carleton University and CA designation in 1993. Mr. Wilson has extensive experience in providing assurance, tax, and business consulting services to a wide variety of private and not-for-profit organizations. He works very closely with small and medium-size businesses, not-for-profit organizations and owner-managed businesses as their primary business advisor.

"The District Association in Eastern Ontario is a strong voice for local Chartered Accountants and a real asset for our community," said Mr. Wilson. "I'm proud to be the DA President."

"The CA profession is in the forefront of our province's economy, and important to communities of all types and sizes," said Rod Barr, FCA, President and CEO of the Institute. "We believe that strong District Associations help build and strengthen the CA designation and our profession's contribution to Ontario's prosperity."

About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's 33,000 Chartered Accountants and 5,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's internationally recognized standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Ontario CAs contribute greatly to international and domestic investor confidence in the soundness of the Ontario and Canadian economies. The Institute's website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.

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