TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 4, 2013) - St. Catharines Chartered Professional Accountant and prominent business leader Bruce Binch, CPA, CA, LPA has been elected President of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario's Niagara District CPA Association. The District Association is the CPA profession's local presence and organizes activities that benefit local Chartered Professional Accountants and the community at large.
In addition to helping to serve, represent and provide fellowship among local CPAs, the District Association also helps bring CPA Ontario's many programs to its members, while also organizing important community events, such as tax clinics for people with low incomes.
Bruce is a Principle with Jones & O'Connell LLP in St. Catharines. A CPA since 1989, Bruce provides accounting, assurance, and financial consulting services to businesses and their owners. He has experience dealing with companies in a wide range of industries including retail, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, construction and not-for-profit. Bruce also assists owners prepare business plans for financing.
"The District Association in Niagara is a strong voice for local Chartered Professional Accountants and a real asset for our community," said Bruce. "I'm proud to be the DA President."
"The CPA profession is in the forefront of our province's economy, and important to communities of all types and sizes," said Nora Murrant, FCPA, FCA, FCBV, Executive Vice-President and COO of CPA Ontario. "We believe that strong District Associations help build and strengthen the CPA designation and our profession's contribution to Ontario's prosperity."
About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (registered name of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario) is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's almost 37,000 Members and 6,000 Students. With a rich history dating back to 1879, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario serves the public interest by developing, monitoring and enforcing the highest standards of professional competence and ethical conduct. Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations of all types for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario's website is: www.cpaontario.ca and the Student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.