Corporate Info

The AC Group of Independent Accounting Firms Limited (“The AC Group”) is a Nova Scotia corporation registered on April 7, 2005. Its objective is to provide certain administrative and professional services for participating CPA firms located throughout Atlantic Canada.

The AC Group provides no client services. Each member firm is an independent entity and has no authority to obligate or bind The AC Group or any other member firm vis-à-vis third parties, nor does The AC Group have any such authority to obligate or bind any member firm.

Contact Information
Email: (General Inquires)

Governing Body

The AC Group is governed by an Executive Committee selected by the Board of Directors. The current Board of Directors is composed of:

 David McCain, FCPA, CA, Woodstock, NB
Paul MacNeil, CPA, CMA, CBV Bridgewater, NS
Jennifer Ward, CPA, CA, Fredericton, NB*
Kevin MacDonald CPA, CA, New Glasgow, NS
Lenora Timmons, CPA, CGA, Cheticamp, NS
Peter Edwards CPA, CA, Dartmouth, NS
Vicki Darragh CPA, CA, Amherst, NS
Justin Strong, CPA, CA, Wolfville, NS
Lori Toombs CPA, CA, St. Stephen, NB
Jeremy Sanford, CPA, CA Digby, NS**
Craig Green
CPA, CA, Bedford, NS* 
Debra Feltham, CPA, CGA, Mount Pearl, NL*
Jocelyne Dumaresq, CPA, CA, Wolfville, NS (Executive Committee only)*
*Member of the Executive Committee
**Chair of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee

The AC Group also establishes standing committees to assist the Board and Chief Executive Officer in providing guidance and oversight in major functions of the Group, such as Education, Standards, Information Technology, Practice Management, Client Service, HR and Taxation. Other committees and task forces are formed on an ad hoc basis when considered appropriate.

Chief Executive Officer


Director of Operations


Our Mission and Vision


To facilitate member firms in being leaders in serving the needs of owner-managed business in their market places in Atlantic Canada, through collective action and support.


The AC Group is recognized as a successful organization of the leading Atlantic Canadian CPA firms serving the entire region.

We have: a full range of services available to any client of an AC Group member; a culture of workplace excellence; a dynamic working relationship among member firms; and a strong collective identity.

As a result, we command respect, are the employer of choice for leading professionals in our field, and are considered formidable competition. Our opinion is sought as representing the position of business and the CPA profession in Atlantic Canada.