About Our Team

Providing exceptional personal service, our team makes up a full service accounting and tax practice.

Who We Are

Our Team of Experts

Christine Whalen

MBA, CPA, CA, CMA, CBV

T: 519-941-5526 x 201
christine@whalenpc.ca

Christine’s career started with a position as a Controller working for a start-up company, obtaining her CMA designation in 1997.  After this she moved to public accounting and spent several years working with a midsized accounting firm in Toronto, obtaining her CA designation in 1999.

She then returned to school to complete her MBA at the Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands. On returning to Canada, Christine worked for a boutique business valuations firm in Toronto, where she obtained her CBV designation in 2005.

Shortly thereafter she moved to the Orangeville area and started building a practice with our predecessor firm, servicing a large variety of accounting clients and providing business valuation services, before forming Whalen PC in 2010.

Christine is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario and is a licensed public accountant.  She is also a member of the Canadian Chartered Business Valuators Institute.

Christine currently serves as the Treasurer for the Ontario Hunter Jumper Association, and the Greater Dufferin Area Estate Planning Council, and has served as treasurer on various other local non-profits in the past.

Norrie Tomlinson

Quickbooks Pro Advisor

T: 519-941-5526 x 202
norrie@whalenpc.ca

Norrie is our in-house bookkeeping expert, she is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She is adept in solving the most complex bookkeeping issues, and has endless patience to get to the bottom of your problem and find a solution.  She is an excellent trainer as well, and can get you up and running on your own accounting package in no time at all, but she’s available anytime to help you over the phone or hands on if you get stuck.

Norrie is a long time resident of the Orangeville area. She began her career by doing bookkeeping for a family business while she raised her children, during this time Norrie completed some accounting and software courses.

In 1998 Norrie started working with our predecessor firm, and in 2013 became a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

She enjoys helping clients with their bookkeeping and accounting needs, and is the firms resource for Simply Accounting and QuickBooks.

Susan Carter

Customer Liason

T: 519-941-5526 x 0
susan@whalenpc.ca

Susan is your first point of contact when you visit Whalen Professional Corporation. She is always happy to help with whatever you need, or can direct your enquiry to the appropriate person.  Susan has an amazing rapport with all of our clients, and it is impossible to count the number of compliments we’ve received on her helpfulness and constant good cheer.

Susan worked at a financial institution for several years before taking time off to raise her family. She returned to work in 1999 as an administrative assistant with our predecessor firm. Her years of experience in the accounting industry make her an invaluable resource for clients and staff.

Nicola Lewis

ACCA

T: 519-941-5526 x 203
nicola@whalenpc.ca
Nicola is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), having earned her designation from the United Kingdom in 2009.  Prior to joining Whalen Professional Corporation Nicola worked at Intuit Canada where she assisted customers with filing their tax returns and researched tax related issues.  She has also become the firm champion for Intuit Quickbooks Online, and can assist you in getting started with your online bookkeeping journey.  Before working at Intuit Nicoa held roles working for companies internally which allowed her to experience a wide spectrum of business, tax, and accounting issues. Nicola’s diverse background makes her well adapted to understand the needs of today’s business owners.  She enjoys learning about the different businesses we service, and is unfailingly cheerful and happy to help.