BKR International is pleased to announce that Welch LLP (Ottawa, Canada) has expanded their BKR membership, and will now serve as the official BKR representative in Toronto, Canada.

Welch LLP was founded in 1918 by George A. Welch. The firm joined BKR International in 1996 to represent the Ottawa region and has been actively involved in several practice groups through the years.

Welch LLP provides a full range of accounting, assurance, tax, advisory, and specialty services. The firm also offers private enterprises, government, and not-for-profit organisations industry-specific services. Welch LLP has 40 partners and a staff of 300.

Managing Partner Jim McConnery comments, “We are delighted to represent BKR International in Toronto. We will continue to build strong and mutually beneficial working relationships with our fellow member firms. By expanding our BKR representation, we will be able to offer our fellow members additional professional support. Partner Kathy Steffan added, “We will continue to play an active and supportive role in contributing to BKR International through sharing ideas, collective actions, and promoting relationships, which support members in reaching their goals.”

Aiysha (AJ) Johnson, Executive Director of BKR’s Americas Region added, “Welch is a valued member, and we are delighted that they have expanded their BKR market representation to include Toronto. This shows their commitment to member firms to serve, but also positions them for continued growth and success in the market. Welch has an exceptional reputation, and we look forward to supporting them in this new journey. Welch’s commitment to quality services, and their collaborative approach as a member, make them fully qualified to expand and represent BKR International in Toronto.”