Owen Quilty, CPA, CA
Owen has practiced public accounting in Midland since 1999 and operates as a professional corporation. We are a full-service public accounting firm serving Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay, Tiny, Honey Harbour, Port Severn, Barrie, Wasaga Beach and the whole North Simcoe County area.
Owen was born and raised in Midland, a third generation resident, his grandfather arriving from Collingwood during the Depression to work at the old Aberdeen elevator on Georgian Bay. Owen graduated in 1991 from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, specializing in finance and economics. After working in the mutual fund industry, with AGF Management Limited, for three years, he articled with accounting firms in Barrie and Collingwood. He obtained his CA designation in 1997 while working in Collingwood.
Since returning to Midland in 1996, Owen has been actively involved in community activities including being a former member (and treasurer for five years) of the Rotary Club of Midland, and as a former board member of the Midland Branch of St. John Ambulance, Midland Golf & Country Club and Huronia Community Foundation.
As a professional, Owen is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (formerly the ICAO) and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (formerly the CICA), the latter being the standards setters for accounting and auditing in Canada.
Owen is married to Maureen, who is a wealth advisor for a Canadian bank, and they have three children aged thirty-one, twenty-six, and twenty-four. He enjoys traveling with his entire family, golf, hockey, stock markets (having passed the Canadian Securities course), music, reading and crossfit.
Jacquelyn Genis, CPA, CGA
Jacquelyn has five years of public accounting experience, and joined the team in May 2016 after completing her CPA, CGA designation. In addition to personal and corporate tax and financial statement preparation, she has years of experience in bookkeeping for businesses of all sizes, and is looking forward to expanding her auditing skills.
Jacquelyn has settled in Midland, but was raised in Port Severn and has lived in Guelph, Huntsville, and Florida. She enjoys boating and paddle boarding on Georgian Bay, and is a newly appointed board member for Gateway Centre for Learning, as well as head of the finance committee.
Sandy has worked as a staff accountant in public accounting firms for 30 years, the last twenty-five years in Midland. She has worked in Owen’s business since 2002. Sandy is the firm’s senior accounting manager with vast experience and knowledge in personal tax, corporate tax, bookkeeping, payroll and financial statement preparation. She enjoys both personal and corporate tax planning, using her excellent communication and interpersonal skills to make clients feel comfortable, educated and included throughout the process. She welcomes her client’s telephone and email communications. Sandy was born in Toronto, and moved to Midland in 1992 from Waterloo and enjoys the small town atmosphere here. She is a member of Midland and District Business Women’s Association (and past treasurer and secretary) and enjoys volunteer work with several community based organizations.
Nina Barker, CPA, CA
Nina has experience in both public and private accounting. A graduate of Lakehead University with a Bachelor of Administration, she obtained her CA designation in 2000 after articling with accounting firms in Orillia and Midland. She also enjoyed a position as Director of Finance for a local not-for-profit organization for several years.
In addition to experience with personal and corporate tax and financial statement presentation, Nina has extensive experience in year-end preparation from both the accountant and client side. A life- long resident of Midland, Nina enjoys the natural beauty of the Georgian Bay area and spending any free time with her family and horses.
Jason began his career in public practice accounting in Penetanguishene as a co-op student in 1993 and graduated Georgian College’s business diploma program. As the newest member of our team, Jason brings high-level experience in assurance, taxation and IT skills to his position.
Jason is looking forward to meeting and serving clients throughout the Midland Area. Raised in Victoria Harbour, Jason later settled in Midland, where he currently resides with his wife and eleven year old son. Jason is a car enthusiast who enjoys filming trains and is learning to play guitar with his son. His passion for road trips has brought him and his family from coast to coast many times.