We pride ourselves in providing quality services while maintaining the highest of professional and ethical standards.
Fred Sinclair, CPA, CA
Fred graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1978, received his CGA designation in 1986 and CA designation in 1995. He joined the firm in 1985 and has been partner since 1996.
Fred takes great pride in his dedication to the services that he provides to small business, municipal and not-for-profit clients throughout Renfrew County. He has served as a board member and has assisted many local not-for-profit organizations.
Rod graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Math degree in 2005 and went on to complete his Master of Accounting degree in 2006. He obtained his CA designation in 2008 and completed the CICA In-depth tax program in 2010 while working for a national accounting firm in Ottawa.
Rod joined Dean~Sinclair in January 2011 and was promoted to partner in January 2012. He services a variety of small business, not-for-profit and municipal clients.
Rod is married with three young children. He is also an avid skier and also enjoys spending time boating with his family in the summer.
Kathleen is a graduate of Brock University and holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree. Kathleen obtained her CA designation in 1996 and has over 20 year of public accounting experience. She currently serves as president on the board of the Renfrew County District Association of Chartered Professional Accountants.
Kathleen joined our firm in 1998 and provides a wide array of audit, review, taxation and related client services to corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals.
Kathleen resides in Laurentian Valley Township with her husband Mark and two children. She enjoys swimming and aerobic classes and volunteers as co-treasurer of her local church.
Sarah Zelney, CPA, CA
Sarah graduated from the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration program at Wilfred Laurier University in 2005. After completing school Sarah worked at a mid-sized Chartered Professional Accounting firm in the Belleville area. She joined our firm in 2007 as a staff accountant and received her CA designation in 2008.
Sarah provides accounting, auditing, taxation and related services to small and midsized companies and not-for-profit organizations.
In her spare time, Sarah enjoys horseback riding and fishing.
Lynn Lafantaisie, BComm, CPA, CGA
Lynn graduated in 1983 from St Mary's University in Halifax with a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting Major and worked as an accountant for an insurance agency until returning to Pembroke. Lynn joined the firm in January 1991 and obtained her CGA designation in September 2001.
Lynn provides audit, accounting, taxation and related services to small businesses, not-for-profit organizations and individuals.
Lynn has been involved in volunteering with local hockey and baseball organizations and acted as treasurer for the recreational committee of a local campground where she enjoys her summers with family and friends.
Virginia Hubert, CPA, CGA
Virginia joined Dean~Sinclair in January 2001. She obtained her Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University in 2016 and her CPA, CGA designation in the same year.
In her spare time, Virginia enjoys reading and travelling.
Kevin Mitchell, CPA
Kevin graduated with honours from the Honours Bachelor of Commerce - International Accounting and Finance program at Seneca College in 2018. After graduation, Kevin worked at a big four accounting firm in Toronto providing assurance and tax services to small and medium sized private enterprises and individuals. In 2020 he returned to Pembroke to join the firm as a Senior Accountant and completed his CPA designation.
In his spare time, Kevin enjoys drumming and camping.
Julie Chartrand, HBBA
Julie graduated from Nipissing University in 2009 with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She moved back to her home town of Pembroke shortly after and joined our firm in 2010.
Julie provides payroll, bookkeeping and personal taxation services to our clients.
She also enjoys teaching karate at the Pembroke Karate Club.
Stephoney LaBine, Office Administrator
Stephoney graduated with Honours from the Office Administration, Executive Program at Algonquin College in 1992 and joined the firm in 1996.
While organizing and performing the day-to-day administrative duties of the firm, Stephoney takes great pride and care in establishing an honest, friendly and professional rapport with our clients.
She has one daughter and three grandchildren, is quite involved in her church community and enjoys baking in her spare time.
Kieran Cowan, IT Consultant
Kieran has been a member of our firm since 1988 providing computer hardware and software training and support to clients. Kieran specializes in accounting software and small business networking and can offer a comprehensive solution to your financial and technical requirements.
Joy completed an accelerated Accounting program at Algonquin College Woodroffe campus in 1990. Since then she has worked for various companies and non-profit organizations offering full service bookkeeping and payroll.
In her spare time she practices Tai Chi and is an active volunteer in her community.
Daniella graduated from the Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil with a Bachelor of Statistics degree in 2002. She came to Toronto, Canada in 2004 as an exchange student and met her husband on the white sands of BeachBlast, an indoor volleyball facility in Toronto.
She moved to Petawawa in 2006 and has worked as a bookkeeper and volunteer at the Petawawa Heritage Village. Currently, Daniella is pursuing her CPA designation and has been a Logistic officer- Navy Reserves-HMCS carleton.
She has two boys ages 7 and 9. On her spare time, she loves to go for long walks and bake.