Sarah J. Veinot, C.A.

2013 Calgary Speaker

Sarah Veinot

Sarah J. Veinot, C.A.

Panel member
Board Chair
Mount Saint Vincent University
Panel: "The Future of Canadian Universities"

Sarah Veinot is a Partner on the WBLI audit and assurance team and is unique in that she has experience in approaching business challenges from “both sides of the desk”.

She is very involved with the complex task of scheduling the fi rm’s assignment load and ensuring that the appropriate level of talent is brought to bear for every client situation. Sarah is also part of the fi rm’s recruiting team which has the responsibility of attracting new staff to the fi rm, primarily from the stream of current university graduates aspiring to earn the designation of Chartered Accountant. In addition, she assists the WBLI team in guiding both the training of the CA students and the professional development of WLBI people.

Prior to joining WBLI, Sarah was controller for a privately owned company. This experience combined with her range of services to firm’s clients make Sarah uniquely qualified to advise small to medium sized businesses. The industries with which Sarah is particularly experienced include owner-managed businesses, the fishing industry, manufacturing, software development, wholesale and retail operations and not-for-profit organizations.

A graduate of Dalhousie University where she received a Bachelor of Commerce, Cum Laude, in 1991, Sarah went on to earn her Chartered Accountant designation in 1993. She currently presides as Chair on Mount Saint Vincent University’s Board of Governors.