Millards is pleased to announce that two team members have been admitted to Partnership. Kelsey Wallace from the Millards Simcoe office and Jesse Goosens from Tillsonburg office have earned the designation of CPA, CA and Partner. Both bring a wealth of experience to their new roles.

Born and raised on a tobacco and trout farm near Otterville, Jesse worked in the family business from a young age. He ventured from home to pursue his education at Wilfrid Laurier University. After graduation, he worked in the tax group at PwC in Waterloo.

Returning home to raise a family with his wife, Jesse joined the Millards team in 2012, obtained his CPA in 2013 and has been serving Millards clients ever since.

An advocate of the business community, Jesse volunteers his time to the Tillsonburg District Chamber of Commerce as the Treasurer and the Economic Development Committee of Tillsonburg as Chair. He is also involved with Basketball Tillsonburg where he strives to provide a safe competitive environment for kids in sports.

Providing personal and professional business advisory services out of the Tillsonburg office, Jesse has a special interest in the specialized challenges of agribusiness. With a unique combination of farming experience and accounting expertise, Jesse delivers accounting, tax and succession planning advice to businesses and farms.

A graduate of Brock University with an Honours Bachelor of Accounting degree, Kelsey Wallace achieved a first-class standing. After graduating, Kelsey completed the Chartered Professional Accountant In-Depth Tax Course as valedictorian.

In 2013, she moved to Port Dover with her husband and joined the growing Millards’ team.

Approaching every situation with enthusiasm and determination, Kelsey is passionate about her work. She has earned a reputation with her clients for being a professional, approachable and tireless advocate.

Kelsey is a tax specialist. Her practice areas include advising clients on the purchase and sale of businesses, estate and succession planning, tax minimization strategies, commodity taxes, personal and corporate tax planning. Her strategy is to provide innovative and practical tax solutions that ensure client peace of mind.

Millards has a diverse client base and provides services in various sectors including commercial, retail, agriculture, professionals, not-for-profit corporations and government institutions.