Ian MacDonell



BDO Alexandria



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Executive Summary

Ian has over 10 years of public accounting experience working with owner-managed businesses in strategic planning, Canadian and International taxation, wealth management, valuation and business transition. He also works with clients in the not-for-profit sectors, including First Nations, health care and municipal.

Ian is the Audit and Accounting Leader for the seven BDO offices in Eastern Ontario, and is responsible for reviewing all complex audit and accounting matters. He is also a member of BDO’s National quality assurance team.

Areas of Expertise
Wealth management
Business Transition

Professional Affiliations

Member, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

Professional Designations & Education

Chartered Professional Accountant (2013)
Chartered Accountant, Ontario (2001)
Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Economics, Bishop’s University, 1998
Richard Ivey School of Business Quantum Shift Program, University of Western Ontario, 1998

Community Involvement

Ian is an active member of the community and leads the Cornwall and Alexandria office efforts in the annual Drive Away Hunger campaign to support local food banks. He coaches minor hockey, is actively involved in numerous non-profit fundraising activities and is director of the local Fair Board.