Executive Team

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Carol A. Paradine
, CPA, CA
Chief Executive Officer
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Carol A. Paradine
, CPA, CA
Chief Executive Officer

Before joining CPAB as CEO in March 2018, Carol was a partner in a major national public accounting and audit firm with a proven track record in moving organizations to the next level.  She also brings industry experience as a senior financial officer to the role.

M. Jane Williamson
, CPA, CA
Senior Vice President, Audit Firm Regulation
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M. Jane Williamson
, CPA, CA
Senior Vice President, Audit Firm Regulation

​Jane joined CPAB in March 2013 as Senior Director, Inspections and later became Senior Director, Quality Monitoring and Risk Management. Before joining CPAB, Jane was Vice President in the Finance Group with Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. Prior to that she was a financial services assurance partner with PwC LLP.

Malcolm Gilmour
, CPA, CA
CPA (Illinois)
Vice President, Inspections
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Malcolm Gilmour
, CPA, CA
CPA (Illinois)
Vice President, Inspections

​Malcolm joined CPAB in May 2008 as a Senior Reviewer and later became Senior Director, Auditing Standards. Prior to joining CPAB, Malcolm was an associate partner at Deloitte LLP with responsibilities related to quality assurance.

Adrienne Jackson
, ABC
Senior Director, Communications
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Adrienne Jackson
, ABC
Senior Director, Communications

​Adrienne joined CPAB in 2013 as Director, Communications and became Senior Director in 2015. Before joining CPAB she directed national communications strategy for organizations in the professional services, healthcare, real estate, technology and government sectors.

Jeremy Justin
, CPA, CA
CPA (Illinois)
Chief Risk Officer & Vice President, Strategy
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Jeremy Justin
, CPA, CA
CPA (Illinois)
Chief Risk Officer & Vice President, Strategy

​Jeremy joined CPAB in March 2009 as Director, Inspections and later became Senior Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Thought Leadership. Before joining CPAB, Jeremy was a Senior Manager with Deloitte LLP.

Michael Pacholek
, CPA, CA
Regional Vice President Western Canada
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Michael Pacholek
, CPA, CA
Regional Vice President Western Canada

​Mike joined CPAB in January 2017. Before joining CPAB, Mike was an assurance partner with PwC in Vancouver, practicing in Toronto, Southwestern Ontario and Vancouver. During his 23 years with PwC, Mike served a range of companies in industry sectors including, technology, clean energy, life sciences and manufacturing.

M. Philippe Thieren
, CPA, CA
Regional Vice President Eastern Canada and CFO
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M. Philippe Thieren
, CPA, CA
Regional Vice President Eastern Canada and CFO

​Philippe joined CPAB in February 2016 as Regional Director, Eastern Canada. Before joining CPAB, Philippe was an audit partner with PwC specializing in financial institutions, P&C and life insurance industries.

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