MNP Congratulates Jim Dunlop on his Retirement and Celebrates Creation of 3 New Partners
The partners and team members of MNP, one of Canada’s largest national accounting, tax and business consulting firms, have shared their pride in congratulating partner, Jim Dunlop, CPA, CA on his upcoming retirement.
Dunlop, a business advisor and partner based at MNP’s London office, has been with the firm for 50 years, initially joining a predecessor firm in 1971. As an active member of the London and Southwestern Ontario community, Dunlop is a passionate supporter of the arts in London as well as many organizations that have a positive impact in the surrounding communities. He is also a member of CPA Ontario, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the London Chamber of Commerce and the Western Ontario CPA Association.
MNP’s Regional Managing Partner for Southwestern Ontario, Jared Bourne, said that the firm was immensely proud of the contributions Dunlop had made throughout his 50-year career:
“Jim has been an integral member of our team and is known throughout the region for his passion for, and commitment to, helping his clients with the challenges and opportunities they’ve faced. He will be missed from public practice but anyone who knows Jim knows that he will remain an extremely active pillar of the community,” said Bourne. “Jim has made a significant difference to MNP’s history, as well as all of the communities and organizations he has supported over his career. As sad as we are to see Jim go, we wish him all the best on his next adventures.”
MNP has also announced the promotion to partner of three homegrown team members in the Southwestern Ontario region - Rosa Marra, CPA, CA, Scott Redden, CPA, CA, MAcc, and Hilde Trockstad, CPA, CA.
Marra is a partner in MNP’s Windsor office and has extensive experience (more than 20 years) serving private company clients, with a focus on health care professionals, agriculture, and manufacturing. Redden, who is based in London, brings more than a decade of experience, specializing in helping medical professionals achieve their goals. Trockstad, delivers a wide range of specialty tax services to owner-managed businesses in a variety of sectors, including the agricultural industry.
“On behalf of all the partners in MNP’s Southwestern Ontario region, I’m delighted to welcome Rosa, Scott and Hilde to our partnership,” added Bourne. “All three have demonstrated exceptional leadership throughout their careers and their promotions to partner are well deserved.
“Since entering the Southwestern Ontario market in 2018, MNP has now grown to nine offices in seven locations, including Windsor, London, Sarnia, Strathroy, Stratford, Clinton and Arkona. Rosa, Scott and Hilde’s promotions reflect our commitment to the region; their leadership will help business owners across Southwestern Ontario navigate the challenges they’re facing and find opportunities to succeed and grow; particularly in these historic times.”
Dunlop will retire on May, 31, 2021. Marra, Redden and Trockstad’s promotions will be effective from June 1, 2021.