About CPA

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CPA Staff and Board Members

CPA Atlantic School of Business is led by a diverse group of professionals from the Atlantic provinces and Bermuda.

Board of Directors

Jackie Poirier, FCPA, FCGA, Chair

Steve Lund, FCPA, CA, Vice-Chair

Karen Wight, CPA, CA, Secretary/Treasurer 

​​Pauline Downer, FCPA, FCA, MBA

Joel Forbes, CPA, CA

Tim J. Walker, CPA, CA

Beth Porter, CPA, CA, CFP

Patricia Towler, BA, JD, LLM, CIC

Tanya O'Brien, CPA, CA

Heather Thomas, CPA, CFE, CGMA

Andre Bellefeuille, CPA, CMA, Interim President & CEO



Andre Bellefeuille, CPA, CMA, Interim President & CEO

Nick Westcott, CPA, CA, Director, Program Delivery, and Registrar

Matthew Colavecchia, CPA, CA, Director, Corporate Services

Kathleen Brown, MGB, RISIA, Interim Director of Marketing, Business Development, and Communications

Marketing, Business Development and Recruitment:
Heather Gillis
, Marketing Specialist

Britt Fernandes, Student Recruitment Advisor (Nova Scotia)

Lori-Lydia Loveless, Student Recruitment Advisor (Newfoundland & Labrador and Bermuda)

Camille Ferland, Student Recruitment Advisor (New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island)

Pre-Certification and Registration:
Leslie Murphy, M.Ed., Manager, Student Services

Carolyn St-Amand, M.Ed. Strategist and Manager, Student Achievement

Krystyn Casto, Assistant Registrar
Wenjing Zhang-Farrell, CPA, Manager, Program Delivery

Michelle Johnson, Manager, Examinations

Practical Experience:

Lorraine Prenevost, CPA, CMA, Senior Manager, Practical Experience

Theresa Theriault, Practical Experience Coordinator

Corporate Services:

Farhana Rahman, Accounting Assistant

Rachel Lindgren, Administrative Assistant
Markus Samland, Manager, Information Technology