Elaine Ilavsky Bowes, MMPA, CPA, CA

Elaine Ilavsky Bowes, MMPA, CPA, CA

Elaine is the founding partner at Ilavsky Professional Corporation and started the firm back in 2010 when Elaine decided to bring her knowledge gained on Bay Street to small, midsize organizations.

She gained her over 20 years professional experience at Arthur Andersen in both Montreal and Toronto where she spent the first 5 years of her career. This was followed by 9 years in the public real estate environment at Dundee Real Estate and Asset Management (DREAM) and Oxford Properties.

Elaine graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill in 1997 and holds a Masters in Management and Professional Accounting from the University of Toronto.  She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001.

Elaine is a mother of 4 and a long time beach resident. When not in the office she can be found cheering for her little ones on the ice!

Dorothy Hill

Dorothy Hill

Dorothy comes to our accounting team with over twenty eight years of administrative support. She is a highly accomplished professional with extensive experience in managing accounting and logistical support programs focused on enhanced customer satisfaction.

No concern is too complicated, as Dorothy enjoys ensuring root cause is identified and corrective action is implemented.

Mary B. Wolfe, CPA, CA, LPA

Mary B. Wolfe, CPA, CA, LPA

Mary joined the team at Ilavsky Chartered Accountants in January of 2015 as an associate of the firm.

Mary brings over 20 years of public accounting experience to the practice. Before joining the Ilavsky team, she was a partner in a local firm in Harrow, Ontario. The practice thrived with a client base from a wide cross-section of industries with a speciality in the issues of small business owners. She and her partner sold their practice in 2011. Following a move to the Durham region of Ontario, Mary was inspired to join Ilavsky Chartered Accountants in the provision of a full range of accounting and taxation services to individuals, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations.

Mary holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Guelph, a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor and received her designation as a Chartered Accountant from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1992. She has volunteered as a director on the Essex Community Futures Development Corporation, the Essex-Kent CA Association as well as secretary on the parent council for a local school.

Brian Li, CPA, CA

Brian joined the Ilavsky team in December of 2018 as a senior manager. He gained valuable experience at PwC servicing large multinationals, before moving to a mid-sized firm as a tax manager. It was there that he developed his love for small to medium-sized businesses. He thrives to meet the tax and accounting needs of each individual client and has provided professional guidance both at a personal and corporate level.

Brian graduated from the University of Waterloo’s Honours Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management program in 2011, received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2015 and completed CPA Canada’s 3-year In-Depth Tax Course.

In his personal time, he enjoys volunteering, traveling, playing and watching sports and more importantly spending time with his wife and two boys.

Andrew William Richards

Andrew William Richards

Andrew (William) has an extensive background in full-scope bookkeeping in a number of small and medium sized industries using a large number of software platforms. Work with Andrew (William) to optimize your staff proficiency, develop strong internal process and reduce the stress of business administration.

In his free time, Andrew (William) is working towards certification in yoga instruction, spending too much time on his bike and enjoying coffee.

Tania Au

Tania has worked as an accountant for over 20 years with a focus on investment accounting and has been at Ilavsky Chartered Professional Accountants for over 2 years.

Lin Ma, B. Comm.

Lin is a student currently enrolled in the CPA program.  She graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2015 and started with Ilavsky Chartered Professional Accountants in 2017.