Alexandra Trann

Alexandra Trann, Staff Accountant

Alex was born and raised in Winnipeg and currently lives in River East with her partner, Marc. After attending Red River College Polytechnic and completing the Business Administration diploma program, Alex went on to finish her Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Winnipeg and is now pursuing her designation as a Chartered Professional Accountant. In her free time, Alex enjoys playing volleyball, cooking, walking through the Bunn’s Creek trails, or curling up on the couch with one of her three cats.

 
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Amelia Tang, Staff Accountant

Amelia was born and raised in Singapore and earned her Bachelors of Science (Honours) degree from the University of London majoring in accounting and finance. She has experience in public accounting, where she serviced not-for-profit organizations and private companies. Amelia is working towards earning her CPA designation. When she is not at work, she enjoys a good jog in the park and caring for animals.

 
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Anastasiya Mykulyak, Staff Accountant

Anastasiya was born and raised in Ukraine. She moved to Winnipeg in 2011. She graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in accounting. Anastasiya is currently enrolled in the Chartered Professional Accountant Program. She enjoys long walks at the park with her dog and is passionate about traveling and gaining new experiences.

 
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Anna Magnusson, CPA, Senior Accountant

Anna was born in Winnipeg and grew up in both Manitoba and British Columbia. She graduated with a biology degree from The University of Winnipeg before pursuing a career in accounting full time. During university, she also studied French as a foreign language, moving to Quebec for a number of semesters to immerse herself in the language. She has previous experience working in multiple industries including investments, insurance and agriculture. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling, reading, cycling and staying active.

 
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Candice Li, Staff Accountant

Candice was born in China and moved to Winnipeg in 2013. She attended the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting and Finance. Candice is currently pursuing her designation as a chartered professional accountant. In her spare time, Candice enjoys travelling and trying new foods. 

 
Cherie Weng

Cherie Weng, Senior Accountant

Cherie was born in Taiwan and moved to China when she was three years old. She came to Winnipeg to study as a high school student. In 2018, she graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the Asper School of Business majoring in Accounting and Finance. Once graduated, Cherie is currently in the Chartered Professional Accountant PEP Program and hopes to receive her CPA designation in 2021.

 
Griffin Bernstein

Griffin Bernstein, Senior Accountant

Griffin was born and raised in Winnipeg. He graduated from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba, with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Accounting in 2018. Griffin passed the Common Final Exam (CFE) in December 2021 and is awaiting his CPA designation. In his spare time, Griffin enjoys playing sports and working out.

 
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Hans Perera, Staff Accountant

After immigrating to Canada in 2000, Hans has spent the last 22 years in Winnipeg and is proud to call Winnipeg his home. Hans graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2020 and has been working in public practice since graduation. His accounting experience varies from the agriculture industry to automotive, to technology. Over the past year, he has also been pursuing his CPA designation. His goal is to complete the CFE and obtain his CPA designation by the summer of 2023.

 
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Ihor Horbatko, Staff Accountant

Ihor was born and raised in lovely Ukraine. Previous to Fort Group, he served agriculture and manufacturing in public accounting and assurance. Ihor is currently enrolled in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Qualification and is planning to pursue his CPA designation. While working at Fort Group, he hopes to improve his knowledge in accountancy and taxation and gain exciting new experiences as well. When Ihor is out of the office, he enjoys traveling and is a big fan of F1 racing.

 
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Josh Vaz, Staff Accountant

 Josh was born and raised in Winnipeg. He graduated from Red River College with a Diploma in Business Administration, majoring in administration. He then went on to the University of Winnipeg where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting. Josh is working towards earning his CPA designation. In his spare time Josh enjoys cooking, many things computer-related, playing online games and spending time with friends and family.

 
Kyle Buhler

Kyle Buhler, Senior Accountant

Kyle was raised in MacGregor, Manitoba, an hour west of Winnipeg. He graduated from Providence University College in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Business Administration. Kyle previously worked in the finance department of a transport company. He is working towards obtaining his CPA designation. In his spare time, Kyle enjoys watching and writing about the Winnipeg Jets.

 
Long Phan

Long Phan, CPA, Senior Accountant

Long was born and raised in Hanoi, Vietnam. He came to Canada in 2009 to study as an international high school student. In 2016, he graduated from the University of Manitoba earning a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the Asper School of Business, majoring in Accounting and Finance. Long is currently enrolled in the Chartered Professional Accountant Program, and hopes to receive his CPA designation. When not at work, Long enjoys playing sports and working out.

 
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Martyn Fedorchuk, Staff Accountant

Martyn was born and raised in Winnipeg. He recently graduated from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba, with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Accounting. Martyn plans to further his education by pursuing the CPA designation while gaining experience at Fort Group. Outside of work, Martyn enjoys the outdoors, playing sports, and hanging out with friends. 

 
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Moe Yusim, Staff Accountant

Moe was born and raised in Winnipeg. After graduating from the University of Manitoba in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, he worked as an Environmental Engineer on various heavy construction projects in Manitoba. Since 2018, Moe has been pursuing a career in public accounting and has worked with small businesses and individuals all over Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. He is currently working toward earning his CPA designation. Outside of work, Moe plays saxophone in a local band and enjoys hiking, traveling and softball. 

 
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Nicole Dumay, Staff Accountant

Nicole was born and raised in Guyana and moved to Canada in 2018. She graduated from Red River College in 2021 with a Diploma in Business Administration, majoring in accounting. Over the years Nicole has gained experience working and assisting with her family business. She has experience and knowledge in both public and industry accounting. Nicole plans to pursue her CPA designation in the future while working and gaining relevant experience at Fort Group. In her leisure time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, kayaking, fishing or just relaxing at the cabin with family and friends. 

 
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Ritten Kaur, Staff Accountant

Ritten was born and raised in India and moved to Canada in 2021. She has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) and Master of Commerce in India. She has also completed a Bachelor of Education in India. She is currently pursuing a CPA designation. Ritten brings to Fort Group previous accounting and finance experience in the property management industry. In her spare time, she likes spending time with family, reading books, and exploring her creative side by trying different art skills.

 
Shaelyn Brosowsky

Shaelyn Brosowsky, Senior Accountant

Shaelyn was born in Winnipeg and raised in Lockport, Manitoba. She grew up playing sports, dancing and enjoying the country life. She graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in accounting. Her next goal is to enter the Chartered Professional Accountant program and gain her CPA designation. Shaelyn enjoys spending time at her family cabin, hiking with her bulldog, and bonfires with friends.

 
Sylvie Trudeau

Sylvie Trudeau, Senior Accountant

Sylvie was born and raised in Ile des Chenes, Manitoba. She graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting. She is currently enrolled the Chartered Professional Accountant program. Sylvie is a proud francophone and loves to travel and going to the lake out in Kenora. She enjoys supporting her local sports teams like the Winnipeg Jets and Blue Bombers and spending time with her family and friends and, of course her cat, lil b.

 
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Tina Lu, Senior Accountant

Tina was born and raised in China. She graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2013 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Degree in Accounting. Tina previously worked in public accounting where she serviced Not-for-Profit organizations and private companies. In 2019, she successfully wrote the Common Final Exam and is awaiting her CPA designation. In her spare time, Tina enjoys traveling, meeting new friends, and spending time with family. 

 
Varun Bajaj

Varun Bajaj, Staff Accountant

Varun was born and raised in India and in 2018, moved to Canada. He started his education at the Asper School of Business pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours). He gained accounting skills and knowledge working at his part-time jobs while also operating his family business simultaneously. At Fort Group, Varun hopes to gain experience in the accounting field and use his theoretical knowledge in practice. Outside of studies and work, Varun enjoys watching Netflix and exploring restaurants in a hunt for delicious food. He also enjoys exploring different parts of Manitoba to take in its scenic views.

 
Wanru

Wanru Li, Senior Accountant

Wanru was born and raised in China. She graduated from University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in accounting. In the same year, she decided to move to Winnipeg and enrolled in the two-year Accounting Program in Red River College. Wanru previously worked in both public accounting and industry. In 2020, she successfully wrote the Common Final Exam. In her spare time, Wanru enjoys travelling, hiking and camping with family and friends.

 

Administrative Staff

 
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Alyssa Code, Executive Assistant

Alyssa was born and raised here in WInnipeg, Manitoba and has graduated from the Administrative Assistant program at Red River College. Alyssa has over 15 years in customer service experience, as well as three years as an Administrative Assistant working in insurance and accounting. Alyssa loves spending time outdoors, whether it be camping and fishing with her family and friends, or just riding around town on her electric scooter with her fiancé.

 
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Carly Van Ryssel, Operations and Support Assistant

Carly was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She brings over a decade of experience in an office environment including holding roles in bookkeeping, administrative assistance, and office management. She also has vast experience in customer service in addition to her formal education from the University of Winnipeg majoring in Criminal Justice. Outside of work, Carly likes spending time with her friends and family, walks with her dogs and is a passionate yoga student and teacher.

 
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Catherine Cooney, Receptionist and Client Service Administrator

Catherine was born in Winnipeg and loves calling this city her home. After five years of living in Abbotsford, BC, she moved back to friendly Manitoba in the summer of 2020 along with her husband, three kids, and a miniature schnauzer. Catherine comes to Fort Group with over 20 years of customer relations experience in a variety of professions which include bookstores, healthcare, credit counselling, and the airline industry. She enjoys spending time in the great outdoors, hiking, travelling to faraway places, meeting new people, and sharing moments with family and friends along the way.

  
Chantal Sabot

Chantal Sabot, Executive Assistant

Chantal is just a small town girl; born and raised in Richer, Manitoba. She graduated from l’Université de Saint-Boniface with a diploma in Business Administration and has since been working in various administrative roles within the accounting industry.

Chantal likes to unwind by listening to music, playing video games or TTRPGs, and spending time with her family and friends.

 
Jennifer Charman

Jennifer Charman, CPA, CA, Controller

Jennifer was born and raised in Winkler, Manitoba, and has called Winnipeg home since graduating from University of Manitoba in 2009. In 2012, she received her CA designation. She joined Fort Group in May 2019.

 
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Kevina Lancaster, Executive Assistant

Kevina graduated from the Asper School of Business with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing and HR. She has 10 years of experience as an Executive Assistant in the telecom & manufacturing industries, 5+ years of experience with C-Suite executives and corporate event planning. She loves spending time with her two young kids and husband and travelling!

  
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Kim Girden, Executive Assistant

Kim brings many years of experience to Fort Group as an Executive Assistant in the CEO's office and Internal Audit areas. When she's not working or renovating her house, she can be found playing hockey or baseball, traveling, or spending time with her family, friends, and dogs. Kim's favourite snack: pickles. 

  
Lauren

Lauren Fabris, Executive Assistant

Lauren comes to Fort Group bringing 16 years experience as a medical administrator, and is thrilled to be working so close to the area of the city that she grew up in. When she is not learning about auditing and taxation she can be found baking, practicing yoga, or spending time with her dogs.

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