Edmonton, Alberta, January 5, 2023—Kingston Ross Pasnak (KRP), the largest independent full-service accounting firm in Edmonton, and one of the largest in Western Canada, is pleased to welcome two new Partners to the Partnership: Adrienne Breakwell and Cody Tarrant.
"We are delighted to admit Adrienne and Cody as new Partners at KRP," said Chief Executive Officer at KRP, Landon Leclair. "Promoting Adrienne and Cody is a critical step in the Firm's growth strategy, and we are confident that bringing Adrienne and Cody on as Partners will contribute greatly to the Firm's lasting success and are extremely excited about the future," added Landon.
Our new Partners have distinguished themselves through their ability to inspire those around them. Their commitment to quality, leadership, and hard work is shown by their impact on our clients, colleagues, and communities. Moreover, they demonstrate our Firm's values by leading with empathy, holding themselves accountable to the highest standards, and being intentional with growing our client base.
"With both of their extensive backgrounds in providing assurance and advisory services, Adrienne and Cody are well positioned to play an integral role ingrowing KRP's accounting practice," said Rob Heron, Partner at KRP. "We are honoured to welcome Adrienne & Cody to the Partnership team, and we are confident that they will be strong leaders in bringing our clients the personalized, expert services on which KRP prides itself."
Adrienne D.Breakwell, CPA, CA, BMgmt
Adrienne started her career with KRP as a Junior Associate in 2007. Throughout her career, she's worked extensively in the Assurance and Advisory Services group, including vertical expertise with the International Financial Reporting Standards. In addition to her technical acumen, Adrienne administered the personal tax team for several years, completed a secondment with an affiliate firm in Houston, Texas, served on the Quality Assurance Team, and guided the careers of more mentees than we can count.
Adrienne is active with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and volunteers with the ICAA Tax Clinic, supporting low-income seniors in preparing their returns.
Cody Tarrant, CPA, CA, BBA
Cody joined KRP in 2012 as a Junior Associate and now leads many of KRP’s larger audit clients. He has extensive expertise in Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises and International Financial Reporting Standards working with companies in in oil and gas related industries, construction, manufacturing, trades and financial services.
Beyond his Assurance and Advisory contributions, Cody has spearheaded firm-wide initiatives to advance our operations, spanning Cloud Accounting, Business Development, and Marketing initiatives. In addition, Cody was actively involved in the Professional Development Committee and still assists as a Quality Control Reviewer.
Cody is a JR Shaw School of Business Program Advisory Committee member and serves as the Treasurer for KidSport Fort Saskatchewan.
About Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP
For 75 years, KRP has been serving clients in western Canada, becoming one of the region’s largest, full-service accounting firms. We provide the personalized advice that our clients need to maintain their competitive edge, and we deliver that expertise with the responsiveness of a much smaller firm.
We aim to establish deep relationships with our people, clients, and community through excellent service, personal connections, superior knowledge, and forward-thinking innovation. We empower people by providing opportunities for personal and professional growth, and we empower communities through our involvement and support.
More than mere accountants, we empower our clients with the information and analysis they need to make informed decisions. When you place your trust in KRP, you receive the agility, perspective, and responsiveness of 19 senior partners and more than 200 professionals who have deep roots in Alberta. We build lasting relationships with each client while providing extraordinary, innovative services.
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