Erica Teklits

Partner, National Not-for-Profit Organizations and Education Leader


BDO Mississauga



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Executive Summary

Erica is a Partner with BDO and has over 25 years of experience providing auditing, accounting and advisory services to public-sector and not-for-profit organizations (NPOs), as well as public and privately held companies. Over 50 percent of her client base comprises NPOs and public sector clients.

Erica is the National Leader for the Not-For-Profit & Education sector. She is the engagement partner for various clients, including professional associations, registered charities, hospitals, community healthcare service providers and pension plans. Erica also serves numerous for-profit clients in several industries. Her work includes leading all aspects of the engagement, as well as advising on compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements.

Erica has in-depth understanding of the day-to-day issues facing the NPO&E sector, including governance, financial reporting and accountability to all stakeholders. She is actively involved in this sector and is a regular presenter at key events. In 2015, she was appointed to the AcSB Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee.

Erica continues to serve the sector both through her work as an auditor and through her contribution as a board member. She is the Treasurer for the Community Foundation of Mississauga, Vice-Chair of ESS Support Services and is a member of the Mississauga Board of Trade. She recently received the Ontario Volunteer Service Award for 15 years of service to one organization.

Professional Affiliations

Chartered Professional Accountant
Chartered Accountant, Ontario

Professional Designations & Education

Bachelor of Commerce, Mathematics, University of Toronto