About Us

Melissa L. Coulson, CPA, CA, LPA 905-876-4633 extension 205
melissa@melissacoulson.caMelissa is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and Licensed Public Accountant with over 15 years of experience in public accounting and management finance. She graduated from Laurentian University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce and trained for her designation with Ernst & Young, LLP in Toronto, where she became an audit manager prior to establishing her own full-range accounting firm. Melissa brings a wide range of experience to her clients who include sole proprietors, not-for-profit groups, charities and small to medium size corporations. Melissa has served as president, past president and treasurer of the Milton Chamber of Commerce and treasurer of the United Way of Milton. In 2014, she was appointed to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority’s Board of Directors.
Robert W. Lawrence, Senior Accountant 905-876-4633 extension 203
bob@melissacoulson.caBob has been serving the Milton community as an accountant for over 30 years. He works with small businesses, sole proprietors and is the internal resource for estate matters. His knowledge of the many issues involved in personal and corporate taxation make him a valuable resource. Bob is a past president and treasurer of the Chamber of Commerce and served on the original Showcase Committee.
Brittany De Schutter, Staff Accountant 905-876-4633 extension 210
brittany@melissacoulson.caBrittany graduated with an accounting diploma from Mohawk College in 2008. She has been with the firm for over 10 years. She provides bookkeeping and tax services to clients and is the office resource for personal tax changes and CRA enquiries.
Emily Kaija, Officer Administration 905-876-4633 extension 211
emily@melissacoulson.caEmily joined the office in 2013 and is fully bilingual. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Bishop’s University in 1999. Emily is in charge of day-to-day management of the office, coordinating clients during tax season and is often the smiling face you see when entering our building.
Jennifer Buck, CPA, CGA 905-876-4633 extension 207
jennifer@melissacoulson.caJennifer has a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Francis Xavier University and completed her CGA in 2013. With over 5 years of experience in public and private accounting, Jennifer is a valuable asset to our team. She assists with review engagements, audits and bookkeeping.
Laura Spagnuolo, CPA, CGA 905-876-4633 extension 212
laura@melissacoulson.caLaura has a Bachelor of Science from McMaster University and also graduated from Sheridan College Business School and Humber College with Diplomas in Accounting and Information Technology. She completed the CGA program in 2013 and is our in-house Quickbooks expert dealing with all the nuances of the program our clients face. She has been with the firm for over 10 years and is involved in many of our review engagements, audits and assists with personal taxes.
Teri Cunnington, Staff Accountant 905-876-4633 extension 202
teri@melissacoulson.caTeri attended the School of Business at Sheridan College and has been with the firm for over 14 years. She manages a number of clients bookkeeping needs including payroll, WSIB and other government programs.
Sandra Wong-Dyal,  Staff Accountant 905-876-4633 extension 206
sandra@melissacoulson.ca Sandra is the newest addition to our firm, and holds a Business Degree in Accounting from McMaster University.  She has extensive experience in public accounting and will be focusing on review engagements, audits and personal tax returns.
Denny Duggan, Accounting Associate 905-876-4633 extension 209
denny@melissacoulson.ca Denny joined our firm in 2015.   She holds a BA Honours Degree in Sociology and Political Studies from Queen’s University and has strong professional experience in Human Resources.  She assists many of our clients with their bookkeeping needs and also serves as a main point of contact for our clients during personal taxation season.