Walter Williams is a Senior Partner with the Vine Group. A graduate of McMaster University (1980) Walt is a Chartered Accountant (1982), a Trustee in Bankruptcy (1995), and a Chartered Business Valuator (1993).
As a specialist in several areas, Walter is responsible for Audit & Assurance clients and provides overall direction to the Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Bankruptcy practice of Vine & Williams Inc. He also offers strategic leadership to the business valuations litigation support team at Vine Valuations Inc.
Walter has served as a consultant to the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants in its practice inspection program, an honour that reflects the high quality standards of the firm.
Darryl's specific area of expertise is owner-managed small businesses covering a wide range industry sectors. Darryl is experienced in the preparation of financing and funding proposals for clients including detailed cash flow forecasts. He has also done a great deal of work with not-for-profit organizations as he enjoys assisting those entities that lack financial expertise due to limited resources.
Robert W. Ellison, B Comm, CA Director of Tax Services
Bob decided to provide his profession at ‘Vine Group’ from a national accounting firm where he previously was employed for 18 years.
While at the national accounting firm Bob was a senior member of their Tax Division and in that role he acquired experience in such specialized areas as Canada - USA tax issues. Bob currently has 26 years experience of providing a wide range of tax services to a wide variety of owner managed businesses throughout Southern Ontario.
Susan Cicero joined Vine and Partners in 2005. Susan has an Honours Bachelor of Accounting Degree from Brock University and came to Vine and Partners after working several years with an international CA firm. Being the controller for Vine Group, Susan is also a senior team member for many of our audit assurance clients.
Brock Whitwell started with Vine and Partners as a student in 2002. He graduated from McMaster University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and joined Vine and Partners full time. After obtaining his Chartered Accounting designation in 2007, Brock became a senior member of our audit and assurance team. Brock is currently a member of BNI Corporate Executive Network, Hamilton chapter.