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Alexandra Trann, Senior 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.

Anastasiya Mykulyak, Senior 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 successfully passed the September 2023 CFE. She enjoys long walks at the park with her dog and is passionate about traveling and gaining new experiences.

Ariana Luszeck, Staff Accountant

Ariana was born and raised in Manitoba and attended the Asper School of Business. She graduated in 2024 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting. She joined Fort Group after graduating and plans on pursuing her Chartered Professional Accountant designation. In her free time, Ariana enjoys baking, watching movies, and cheering on her favourite football team, the Dallas Cowboys.

Brett Woodman, Intermediate Accountant

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Brett graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science from the Department of Computer Science in 2003. After nearly two decades in the IT sector, Brett decided to continue his personal education and sought a CPA designation in his spare time - he successfully passed the CFE in 2022 and is excited to be involved with Fort Group moving forward.

Candice Li, Intermediate 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 traveling and trying new foods.

Derek Prychitko, CPA, Senior Accountant

Derek's goal is to help create an organization that makes Winnipeg a better, more inclusive place to live while gaining important life experience to grow both as an accountant, and as a moral member of the community. He graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2015 with a Bachelor of Commerce with a focus in Accounting and Supply Chain Management. In addition to obtaining his CPA designation in 2019, he has accounting experience in the food industry and in public practice. Outside the office you can find Derek at every heavy metal show in Winnipeg, haunting the stacks at the local book or record store, or trying for a new deadlift PB at the gym.

Edwin Mercado, Staff Accountant

Edwin was born and raised in Cartagena, Colombia. He completed a bachelor's in accounting at Polytechnic Colombian Jaime Isaza Cadavid. He moved to Canada in December of 2021 and has gained experience as a general and senior accountant in Canada. He worked with H&R Block as a tax professional in the 2022 tax season before joining Fort Group. Edwin is in the final assessment to enroll in the CPA program. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling with his family and playing sports. 

Jaspreet Chahal, Staff Accountant

Jaspreet was born and raised in India and moved to Canada in 2015. She has recently completed her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Winnipeg. She is currently pursuing her designation as a Chartered Professional Accountant. Outside of work, she enjoys spending her time with her family and loves to explore different places every summer.

Josh Vaz, Senior 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.

Julia Enriquez, Staff Accountant

Julia was born in the Philippines and moved to Winnipeg in 2013. She has completed over three years of education at the Asper School of Business and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting at the University of Manitoba, aiming to earn her degree by 2026. Outside of work, Julia enjoys playing video games, going on walks with her dog, and exploring new food spots.

Kiran Brar, Staff Accountant

Kiran was born in India and moved to Canada in 2010. She has completed two years at the University of Winnipeg and is working towards her BBA in accounting. While completing her studies, she is working this summer at Fort Group to gain further experience. In her free time, Kiran likes to go to the gym and spend time with family and friends.

Kyewan Kim, Staff Accountant

Kyewan was born and raised in South Korea and completed her Bachelor of Public Administration degree from Korea University. After graduation, she embarked on a career in sales management and analysis, working in both the medical industry and an art auction company. In 2016, Kyewan and her family relocated to Winnipeg. With the move, she decided to pursue a CPA designation and is currently working towards achieving it. Outside of her work and studies, Kyewan values quality time with her husband and three children. She also enjoys gardening and tending to plants. 

Mariangel Camacho, Senior Accountant

Mariangel was born in Caracas, Venezuela, where she graduated as a public accountant. She holds a postgraduate degree in Applied Leadership and Project Management from the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her professional journey includes experience in auditing and consulting. Outside of her professional life, she is an avid traveler with a passion for immersing herself in different cultures. This pursuit not only satisfies her curiosity but also contributes significantly to her personal growth.

Martyn Fedorchuk, Senior 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. 

Moe Yusim, Intermediate 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. 

Mikael Vander Kooy, Staff Accountant

Mikael was born and raised in Winnipeg. He graduated from Canadian Mennonite University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Music degree and minor in Mathematics. In recent years, he has spent time in the fields of music, politics, and finance, and is now pursuing his CPA designation while working at Fort Group. When he is not studying, Michael may also be found playing piano, singing in a choir, or going to the gym.

Muhammad Qasim, Staff Accountant

Qasim, originally from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, moved to Winnipeg in 2019 to study at the University of Manitoba. He graduated with a double major in Accounting and Management Information Systems. Qasim is passionate about continuous learning and personal growth, and is excited about the opportunities ahead on his journey towards becoming a CPA. In his free time, he enjoys gaming, keeping up with technology, travelling, cars, and reading.

Nav Brar, Staff Accountant

Nav is a student at the University of Winnipeg studying Accounting and Human Rights. Having grown up in Winnipeg, Nav loves to find ways to be involved in the local community. They are passionate about approaching their work through a human rights lens. Nav enjoys reading (usually 3 different books at any given time), making pottery, listening to music, and travelling.

Owen Wiebe, Intermediate Accountant

Owen was born and raised in Winkler, Manitoba. In 2022, he graduated with a business degree in accounting from Athabasca University. Owen is currently pursuing the CPA designation while gaining experience at Fort Group. Outside of work, Owen enjoys spending time at the lake, staying active, and traveling.

Palak Bajaj, Staff Accountant

Born and raised in India, Palak moved to Canada in 2024. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Chartered Accountancy from India and has been a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 2023. Palak is enthusiastic about pursuing a CPA designation in Canada. With over 1.5 years of experience in the finance industry, she is eager to contribute her expertise in public accounting. In her free time, she loves exploring new destinations and unwinding with captivating shows on Netflix.

Pavan Sripada, Senior Accountant

Born and raised in India, Pavan became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 2017 and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India in 2019, achieving All India Top Rank Holder status in both courses. He holds a master's degree in commerce and is currently pursuing the CFE Examination and Level III of the Chartered Financial Analyst program. Pavan has three years of experience in the Audit and Assurance Department of Deloitte and five years as a Finance Manager in the industry. Reading is his favourite thing in the world, whether it's academic, socio-cultural, or any other topic.

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.

Rohit Paul, Staff Accountant

Rohit was born in India and moved to Canada in 2019. He attended the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and graduated with a postgraduate diploma in Accounting. Now, Rohit is working toward becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant. In his free time, Rohit loves to travel and spend time with his family and friends.

Rylan Zaplitny, Staff Accountant

Born in Bermuda, Rylan moved to Winnipeg as a child and has lived there ever since. He is studying accounting at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. Upon graduation, he plans to pursue a CPA designation, furthering his knowledge and experience in the accounting industry. In addition to his academic pursuits, Rylan is gaining valuable practical work experience at Fort Group, developing his skills, and preparing himself for a successful career. During his free time, Rylan enjoys playing and watching sports, listening to music, spending time at the family cabin in Clear Lake, and relaxing with his dogs, Coco, and Boone.

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.

Vikram Sandhu, Staff Accountant

Vikram was born and raised in Winnipeg and lives in North Kildonan. After graduating from the University of Winnipeg in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, he worked in the transportation industry where he discovered his passion for accounting. He is now pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at the University of Winnipeg. Upon graduation, he plans to enroll in the Chartered Professional Accountant program. Outside of school and work, Vikram enjoys playing basketball and soccer, cycling, and exploring the great outdoors with his friends and family.

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Alyssa Daoust, 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 of 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 husband.

Bronwen Garand-Sheridan, Junior Administrator

Bronwen was born and raised in Winnipeg and joined Fort Group in 2024. She graduated high school from Collège Louis Riel, holds a Master of Music from the University of Manitoba, and a Master of Philosophy from Yale University. In her spare time, Bronwen enjoys spending time with her son, playing word and logic games, and listening to music on long walks.

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.

Catherine Cooney, Receptionist and Client Service

Catherine was born and raised here in Winnipeg. Catherine comes to Fort Group with over 20 years of customer relations experience in various professions, including healthcare, credit counselling, and the airline industry. 

Outside of work, Catherine enjoys time spent with her three kids and pup, hiking and traveling with her husband, or spending time with family and friends.

Chantal Hazlehurst, Executive Assistant

Chantal graduated from l'Universite de Saint-Boniface in 2010 with a diploma in Business Administration. She has since worked in various administrative roles within the accounting industry before starting with Fort Group in 2021.

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

Jena Allard, Executive Assistant

Jena started working as an Administrative Assistant in 2018 before starting at Fort Group in 2023. When Jena is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, 2 rescue pups, family, and friends. Her favourite activities include camping, board games, soccer, and golf. 

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.

Kevina Lancaster, Executive Assistant

Kevina graduated from the Asper School of Business with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing and Human Resources. She has 10+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant in the telecom, manufacturing industries, and financial services 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 loves traveling!

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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