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 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 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.
Santosh joined Ilavsky Professional Accountants in March 2019, and brings with him over 18 years of progressive experience in a national accounting firm and two Big 4 multi-national accounting firms. He has completed various personal tax and corporate tax compliance mandates; and has been involved in significant transactions that have included corporate restructuring steps, personal and trust tax considerations, and the associated personal and corporate tax compliance issues.
He qualified as a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant in 2004. Santosh has been involved with continuing education by completing the CPA Canada In-depth Tax Course, and has served as an instructor for over 7 years with CPA Canada and CPA Ontario tax courses.
He will leverage his skills and experience to assist individuals and organizations on a variety of different matters and services.
Outside of work, he and his wife enjoy spending time with their son, and cheering him on at swimming. Santosh also enjoys going to a local gym with a goal of getting into better shape.
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 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 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.