TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Grant Thornton LLP is pleased to announce that Lou Celli, CPA, CA, FEA, Partner, has been selected as a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario).
The Council of CPA Ontario elects business leaders each year who are masters of navigating an
ever-changing business landscape and have an impressive track record of serving their organizations, communities and the profession. They include executives from some of Canada's private, public and non-profit organizations, alongside entrepreneurs, academics, and leaders of some of Canada's best-loved brands.
"This achievement is a strong indication of the hard work Lou has contributed to his profession and the exceptional service he provides to his clients," says Kevin Ladner, Executive Partner and CEO, Grant Thornton LLP. "We are very proud of his achievement and honored to have him as a key member of the Grant Thornton team."
Lou is the private business leader for Southern Ontario and Chair of Grant Thornton's National Partnership Board. For over two decades, Lou has helped local businesses thrive by providing advice to clients concerning financing, divesting, acquiring, strategy, planning and vision. He recently earned his Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) designation with the intent to advise family businesses on their unique challenges.
According to CPA Ontario, the FCPA is the highest mark of distinction for professional accountants and demonstrates leaders who have made significant contributions to their communities.
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