Dennis is native to Midland, with a strong family history in the Midland area. Dennis started his career articling with the Barrie office of A.F. McLaren & Co, Chartered Accountants in 1967 and moved to the Midland office in 1973, earning his C.A. designation in 1976. He then joined Wally Hook & Cleon Carruthers as a partner of the firm in 1981. Dennis is very active in the community, serving as former board member of the Huronia Museum and past president and treasurer of the Midland Downtown Business Improvement Area (B.I.A.). As the president of the B.I.A., Dennis was the driving force behind the Murals of Midland, which adorn the downtown area, along with the largest outdoor historic mural in North America on the grain elevators in Midland Harbour. Dennis, his wife Pauline, and their four daughters, also own & operate Bayshore Lanes bowling centre in Midland. Dennis is an active coach and organizer of bowling in the Midland area.
Martin Kretzschmann, CPA CA BBA
Martin, originally from Sudbury, Ontario, attended Wilfrid Laurier University’s School of Business & Economics, graduating with his Bachelor of Business Administration in 1992. He entered the C.A. program in 1989 and articled with Chan & Co., Chartered Accountants of North York, Ontario before earning his C.A. designation in 1996. Later, Martin served as Controller and then Vice-President Finance of Corporate Planning Associates, a private financial planning firm in Toronto. During this time he also earned his U.S. Certified Public Accountant designation. Martin and his wife Corinna (originally from Midland), moved with their two daughters to Midland to join the firm in 2001. Martin is also active in the community formerly serving as Treasurer of the Midland Canada Day Committee, is the former treasurer of Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County and a member of the Planned Giving Committee of the Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation.
Matthew Nault, CPA CA CBV CFF
Brabant & Kretzschmann, Chartered Professional Accountants is pleased to welcome Matthew Nault CPA CA CBV CFF to the firm.
Matt obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA CA) designation in 2010 and later specialized in business valuations, earning his Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designation in 2014. Matt is also certified in financial forensics under the American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants. Matt originally hails from Toronto and has earned experience working at several accounting and business valuation firms in the Toronto and Hamilton areas. Matt is excited to be moving to Midland along with his better half Tonya (who is originally from Midland), his young son Calvin and a new addition to the family coming this spring! Matt will be working closely with Dennis and Martin on all aspects of client files and will bring an additional asset to the firm with his business valuation expertise. Please join us in welcoming Matt to Brabant + Kretzschmann!