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J.Rolland Vaive

CPA, CA, LPA, TEP, CPA (Illinois)

Rolland Vaive obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1993 and founded the firm in 2003. Rolland’s vision for Vaive and Associates is to be a firm that offers excellent advice, delivers the highest level of service and is recognized as trusted advisors to all of the firm’s clients.

In addition to his role as the firm’s Managing Partner, Rolland leads the Vaive and Associates income tax practice. Rolland has practiced Canadian taxation for 25 years and regularly advises on matters of corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning and matters affecting high net worth individuals. Rolland has completed the CPA Canada In-Depth tax programme, as well as the specialized courses on Corporate Reorganizations, Wealth Preservation and Advanced Tax Issues for the Owner-Managed Business. Rolland is also certified as a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and is a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois).

Rolland previously served as the president of the Ottawa Chartered Accountant’s Association and was a part time professor at the University of Ottawa. In his spare time, Rolland enjoys travelling, swinging golf clubs and sampling craft beer.

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John Wright

CPA, CA, LPA, CMC

John achieved his Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 1992. He has almost 30 years of experience working at national and regional tax and accounting firms in Canada. John’s reputation stems from providing high quality assurance engagements and business advisory services to owner-managed entities.

His experience includes conducting and directing assurance engagements for service, automobile dealerships, manufacturing, real estate and construction and professional entities as well as not-for-profit and charitable organizations. He works closely with clients to ensure that they are provided with timely advice and assistance on corporate matters.  He also acts in an external CFO capacity for clients

John is an ambassador of the profession, mentoring students and speaking at events to encourage new students to join the profession. A former member of the governing council of CPA Ontario, he remains an active participant in that association.  Currently, John is also the Treasurer of the Bruyere Hospital Foundation and vice chair of a private non-profit school board. John is married, has 2 adult children and is an avid golfer.

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Rob Moffatt

CPA, CA, LPA

Rob obtained his CA designation in 1983 and was a partner for seventeen years with Moffatt LeBel Chartered Accountants before joining Vaive and Associates.  His practice has been focused in the areas of accounting, tax preparation, planning, and advice to small business owners, professionals, and individuals.

Rob has considerable experience in the real estate sector and over the term of his career has overseen the development, acquisition, and management of over 300 residential units in a variety of projects as well as numerous retail and commercial ventures. He has assisted with the financing of many multi-residential and commercial real estate projects.

In addition to Rob’s business experience he served on the Board of Directors of the National Capital Region YMCA-YWCA for fifteen years and was the Board Chair for two terms, from 1999 to 2002.

He has also served as Vice President of the Ottawa Unit Council of the Canadian Cancer Society for a one year term, and was Treasurer of the Sandy Hill Minor Hockey Association from 1992 until 2007.

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Lucie Berube

CPA, CGA
Manager

Lucie started her career in public accounting in 1999 when she joined Moffatt LeBel Chartered Accountants LLP...

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Justine Beneteau

Staff Accountant

Justine joined Vaive and Associates in 2013 as an administrative assistant while completing her degree...

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Laurie Beneteau

Director

Laurie has more than 25 years of accounting experience in both corporate and public accountant roles. In 1999...

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Andrew Payeur

CPA, CGA
Senior Staff Accountant

Andrew graduated from the Carleton University Sprott School of Business in 2012 with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in accounting. He joined the firm ...

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Kim Marcheterre

Bookkeeper

Kim has many years of accounting experience in the construction industry. She studied accounting at Algonquin College. She is planning..

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Erica Bracey

B. Comm.
Staff Accountant

Erica is a graduate of the University of the Ottawa Telfer School of Business. Erica began employment with...

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Matt Anderson

B. Comm.
Staff Accountant

Matt is a graduate of the Telfer School of Business at the University of Ottawa. He started with the firm as a..

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Gary Lowe

CPA, CA, LPA
Director

Gary has been in public accounting since 1987 and is a member of CPA Canada and CPA Ontario, having ...

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Quintin Northcote

Quintin graduated from McMaster University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree ...

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Faith Palmer

Administrative Assistant

Faith has an Office Administration certificate from Algonquin College and enjoys using her knowledge to assist the firm in any administrative tasks.

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Jillian Ribich

Jillian is a recent graduate from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa. She started with Vaive and Associates Professional Corporation as a co-op student in 2017...

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