Robert Gauvreau, CPA, CA, LPA
Robert Gauvreau is a Chartered Professional Accountant who has worked in public accounting for over 10 years and has been practicing public accounting in his own firm since 2008. Robert is the firm’s business development leader and also oversees the accounting, assurance and taxation engagements for businesses and individuals.
Robert has had much success since 2008, including being recognized in 2010 with a Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award for Entrepreneurship, recognized as the Reader’s Choice, Peterborough’s favorite accountant in both 2011 and 2012, and most recently was recognized in 2014 by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce as a Top 4 under 40 business leader in Greater Peterborough.
Outside of Public Accounting, Robert is very involved in the Peterborough community. Robert is a founding member of the Venture North group, a founding member of Startup Peterborough, and is a founding member of the H.O.P.E. Foundation.
Find Robert on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-gauvreau-cpa-ca-93531430/
Patrick Sweeney, CPA, CA
Patrick Sweeney is a Chartered Professional Accountant having received his designation as a CPA CA in February 2014. He has worked in Public Accounting and with Gauvreau & Associates since March 2011 after moving to Peterborough. Patrick became a partner at Gauvreau & Associates in January of 2017 and is responsible for managing the accounting, assurance and taxation engagements for many of the businesses and individuals who are clients with the firm.
Patrick graduated from Dalhousie University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Commerce, major in Accounting where he achieved Academic All-Canadian honours as a student varsity athlete having displayed exemplary academic performance while also a member of the men’s varsity hockey team.
Outside of Public Accounting, Patrick is an active member of the Peterborough community continuing to pursue his passion for sports, and in particular hockey. Patrick has been involved with the Peterborough Minor Hockey Association since 2012 and was named Technical Coach of Year 2012-2013 with respect to his role as head coach for the “AAA” Minor Bantam Petes and Coach of the Year 2013-2014 with his role as head coach of the “AAA” Major Bantam Petes.
Find Patrick on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-sweeney-cpa-ca-a6a1aa72/
Tyler Powers, CPA
Tyler Powers received his CPA designation in 2017. Born and raised in the Peterborough area, Tyler was excited to join the Gauvreau & Associates team in March 2015. As a Manager with Gauvreau & Associates, Tyler provides accounting, assurance and taxation services to both business and individual clients.
Tyler graduated from Western University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies, Specialization in Finance and Administration. He received a Western Scholarship of Distinction and graduated on the Dean’s Honour list as a result of exemplary academic achievement.
Tyler focused his studies in finance, accounting and taxation and completed a 16-month internship with the Canada Revenue Agency during his time at University. His time spent working with the CRA has provided strong insight into the Canadian Income Tax act and Canada Revenue Agency processes. Tyler will look to expand on his tax knowledge by enrolling in the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada’s In-Depth Tax Program in the summer of 2018 as he works towards becoming a Tax Specialist.
Outside of Public Accounting, Tyler is heavily involved in the community as the past – Chief Financial Officer for the Peterborough PC Association, a current board member with the Peterborough-Kawartha PC Association, delivering Christmas hampers for the Salvation Army and as a Cabinet Member on the United Way of Peterborough’s 2016 and 2017 Campaigns.
Find Tyler on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyler-powers-cpa-41277827/
Shelley Sherry is our firm’s Accounting Technician Manager who has worked in public accounting for over 14 years and has been with this firm since its inception in 2008. Shelley’s primary role within the firm is to manage the bookkeeping, payroll and government remittance filing requirements for the bookkeeping department. She also assists with the facilitation of monthly and annual financial reporting requirements for bookkeeping clients of the practice.
Shelley was born and raised in the greater Peterborough community and spends her time away from the office volunteering at her kids school and volunteering at organ donation awareness events located across North America.
Cathy Martin joined Gauvreau & Associates as the Client Relationship Manager in July 2013. As the Client Relationship Manager, Cathy is responsible for managing client relationships and confirming that all ongoing firm engagements are tracked and followed up upon to ensure timely completion. Cathy is also responsible for initial contact with new clients to connect them with the services and staff members that best fit their business needs.
Cathy has been living and working in the Peterborough community over the last 15 years. Having previously worked with local and regional offices of the Canadian Cancer Society and the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, Cathy understands and appreciates the value of a strong and vibrant community. She remains an active volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society.