About Us

Melissa L. Coulson, CPA, 905-876-4633 extension 205
melissa@melissacoulson.caMelissa is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Licensed Public Accountant with over 20 years of experience in public accounting. 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. She also sits on the Board of Directors of eTracks Tire Management Systems and is the Chair of the Finance, Audit, and Investment Committee.
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.
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 8 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 15 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 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.
Nikki Pinder,  Staff Accountant 905-876-4633 extension 210
nikki@melissacoulson.ca Nikki has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Brock University and also graduated from Niagara College with a Business Accounting diploma. She was a controller at a small business for over 10 years and is currently completing her Chartered Professional Accountant designation. She assists with review engagements, audits, and bookkeeping.
Patti Ross,  Staff Accountant 905-876-4633 extension 201
patti@melissacoulson.ca Patti graduated from Sheridan College Business School and Humber College with Diplomas in Accounting and Information Technology. Patti has been working in the accounting field since 1995 and has extensive experience working in both public accounting and industry. She also provides accounting software training across multiple platforms. Patti assists with corporate tax filings and personal tax returns.
Gisella DiVincenzo,  Office Administrator 905-876-4633 extension 211
gisella@melissacoulson.caGisella is the newest addition to our firm and has extensive experience in office administration along with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University. She is dedicated to welcoming and directing clients, coordinating meetings and phone calls as she is the main point of contact for our clients.