HBA Chartered Professional Accountants


Since our formation in November 1991, our firm has had a simple objective - to provide creative advice and personalized service to clients to enhance their business success and personal net worth.

HBA Chartered Professional Accountants is a full service CPA firm located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The foundation for the practice is small to medium sized owner-managed businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

We offer tax, estate and financial planning services, as well as tax compliance, financial statements, financial projections and valuations. We also advise owner-managed businesses on financing, succession planning, computer systems and business related matters.

Looking for more information on our services? Please contact service@hbacpa.ca

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Leading our people are:

Boyd worked for a national CA firm in Edmonton, Calgary, and Halifax from 1977-1991. He has grown and managed the firm since 1991. He has a wealth of experience with a variety of businesses providing business advice as well as accounting, tax, estate and financial planning services. Boyd focuses on tax, estate and financial planning for owner managers.  Boyd is actively involved in the community.

You can contact Boyd at boyd@hbacpa.ca

Tracy has many years of accounting, audit and tax experience in both the public and private sectors. She worked with both a national accounting firm and a local firm prior to joining the firm in 1999. Tracy has completed the CICA In-Depth Tax Course (Parts I and II). She has lectured at the Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy and at Mount Saint Vincent University. Tracy has received many academic awards including the CICA Bronze Medal for earning the third highest mark on the UFE written by over 2,000 CA candidates.

You can contact Tracy at tracy@hbacpa.ca

Nola received an MBA from Dalhousie University in 2010 after receiving a Bachelor of Science and Diploma in Business Admin from Mount Saint Vincent University. She joined the firm in 2011 while working on her CGA designation, which she completed in 2012. Nola became a partner in 2021.

Nola is highly involved in the IT aspects of the firm and is certified in several accounting packages. In addition to offering accounting, tax and advisory services, she offers a variety of training options for clients and their bookkeepers.

Nola is a self-professed geek and served on the board of a local sci-fi, fantasy, and gaming convention for several years.

You can contact Nola at nola@hbacpa.ca

Sarah DiGiornio

Executive Assistant/Accounting Technician

Amanda Avery, CPA, CA

Senior Manager

Loraine Clark

Senior Technician

Brent LaPierre

CPA Student

Lani Crossman

Accounting Technician

Sean Conwell

Accounting Technician

Erin Falls

Executive Assistant

Natalie Toulany

CPA Student