Meet the Davies & Associates Team
“We see them as our Board of Directors.”
– Corina Oosterhof, Owner, Oosterhof Electrical Services
Our team of trusted financial advisors will analyze your performance to ensure you are able to cultivate your strengths and opportunities for maximum growth.
Use the experienced, trained coaches at Davies & Associates to help you explore possibilities, gain clarity and discover new solutions to tackle your toughest challenges; watch the future bloom before you.
Harvest the wealth and value you have built in your business by engaging the professionals at Davies & Associates to ensure your succession plan is in place and your transition is smooth and worry-free.
Deanna Davies, CPA, CA
Deanna thrives on working with people. From questions to clarity, Deanna strives to understand the heart of every client’s business in order to deliver solutions that are carefully tailored to meet their needs.
“Our skilled, professional team offers a variety of skills and experience that enable us to make a difference in the lives of our clients and their businesses – not just analyze past results, but influence future business growth.”
Deanna graduated from Queen’s University with a B.Comm in 1984, earning the CA designation in 1986. After working for firms in Ottawa and Smiths Falls, she joined Dan Wyngaarden in 1990, becoming a partner at Davies & Wyngaarden Chartered Accountants in 1998. In 2015 she became the sole proprietor of Davies & Associates. Respected for her expertise and passion, Deanna has been requested to speak locally and internationally on small business consulting, personal finance, estate planning, succession and effective financial management.
Tony Hall, CPA, CGA
Tony embraces Davies & Associates’ commitment to use the top technology in order to improve efficiencies in the office environment. As Davies & Associates’ Client Services Manager since 1998, he not only provides professional accounting, audit, and tax services, he is the ‘go-to’ person for anything related to technology. Tony’s knowledge of accounting software, computing, and systems set-up is invaluable and allows clients to save time and increase productivity. He works with clients to implement user-friendly programs and systems so they can access the reports and numbers they need to operate their businesses more effectively. Tony graduated from St. Lawrence College in 1996, joined the firm in 1998 and attained his CGA in 2001.
Alexandra Birch, CPA, CGA
Senior Staff Accountant
Alex joined Davies & Associates as a Staff Accountant in 2016. She completed her CPA, CGA designation in 2015, and previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Northern BC.
Prior to becoming a team member at Davies & Associates, Alex worked for eight years as a Financial Controller for a family-owned Canadian manufacturing company. The valuable insights gained through this experience provide Alex with the ability to identify challenges and support clients’ needs.
Along with being part of the firm’s great team environment, Alex enjoys Davies & Associates’ personal touch approach to customer service. By further continuing her professional development and growth, Alex is looking forward to bringing continued service to the firm’s clients.
Sabrina Larabie, B.Comm
A dedicated staff accountant who is fluent in both English and French, Sabrina is personable and focuses on building strong relationships with her clients.
Sabrina graduated from Laurentian University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration, specializing in accounting. She was a teacher in Thailand for a few years, where she gained valuable experience working with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Sabrina worked for six years in public and private accounting before joining the Davies & Associates team.
Her diverse experiences have made her a well-rounded professional who balances attention to detail and a hard work ethic with a personal touch. Sabrina’s teaching skills are a great asset to the Davies & Associates team. She has extensive experience with Quickbooks Online (QBO) and performs QBO training and ongoing support for clients.
Nicola joined the Davies & Associates team in December, 2017 and works as the Office Administrator. She graduated from St. Lawrence College with a diploma in Business Administration specializing in Human Resource Management in 2002.
After 14 years in the not-for-profit sector, she decided to move to the private sector and join the Davies & Associates team. Through her vast work experience she has developed a foundation in Business Administration, Human Resources, Volunteer Management and Workplace Health and Safety.
Nicola works very closely with the team to manage key business and administrative functions. Her exceptional communication and customer service skills make her an asset to the team. As part of her professional development, she looks forward to enhancing her accounting skills to provide superior support to clients.
74% of family businesses say their accountant is their most trusted advisor.
Source: Lawrence Barns, CEO, Canadian Association of Family Enterprise