Michael Banks

Office Managing Partner


BDO Burlington



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Executive Summary

Michael has 20 years of experience providing audit, review, and consulting services to owner-managed clients who operate in the automotive, manufacturing, leasing, and not-for-profit sectors. He is well-known in the GTA automotive and leasing communities and has worked extensively with both originators and issuers in vehicle and equipment lease securitizations.

Michael is the current Chair of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPAO) and was recently elected as a Fellow. In 2013, he was awarded the C.F. Fleming Young Leader Award by BDO for excellence in service and achievements at BDO, within the accounting industry, and in the community. He also earned the CPAO’s Award of Distinction for his community volunteerism and professional accomplishments.

Professional Affiliations

Chair, CPAO Governing Council
Member, CPAO Management Advisory Committee
Former Chair, Public Accounting Licensing Board<li>Board Member, Burlington Community Foundation
Member, Canadian Finance and Leasing Association (CFLA) and also serves on its Accounting Advisory Committee
Member, Toronto Automobile Dealers Association
Former Chair, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton (1994)

Professional Designations & Education

FCPA, FCA, Ontario
Bachelor of Commerce (cum laude), Saint Mary’s University (1994)

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