S. DeFreitas

S. DEFREITAS

Stan DeFreitas is an international accountant, business advisor as well as a management and financial consultant to various entrepreneurs and business enterprises across the globe with a focus on North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. His background includes extensive experience in Canada’s banking and insurance sectors as well as the ever-changing international financial services sector.

At our Head Office and Affiliated Eastern Caribbean, Latin and Central American offices, he is involved in estate, financial analysis and planning, tax, accounting and assurance, business advisory and strategic planning engagements with individuals and business enterprises that not only draw upon his expertise but also his extensive international network of contacts.

At our Affiliated North American office, he provides business planning for any stage in the business life cycle, strategic planning, litigation support, tax advisory and planning, financial proposals and corporate care and formation services to individuals and business enterprises alike.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified General Accountant (CGA)
  • Chartered Certified Financial Consultant (CCFC)
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Financial Accountant Executive (DipFA)
  • Certified Accountant (FCBA)

<h3">PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Member of The Certified General Accountants of Canada
  • Member of The Certified General Accountants of Ontario.
  • Member of The Canadian Association of Financial Consultants
  • Member of The Institute of Financial Consultants
  • Member of the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA)
  • Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean (ICAEC) - Dominica Branch
  • Member of The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA)
  • Fellow of the Association of Certified Accountants of Barbados
  • Member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario)
  • International Associate Member of the Association of Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA)

<h3">POSITION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Principal, The Milestone Consulting Group (Canada)
  • Former Commercial Account Manager and Financial Analyst, Bank of Nova Scotia (Canada)
  • Former Marketing Analyst and Strategist, Manulife Financial (Canada)
  • Former Management Consultant, LCP Canada

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

  • Moderation/Facilitation of workshops and seminars;
  • Presentation of Membership Benefits and Opportunities for the CGA Association of Ontario;
  • International Financial Reporting Standards;
  • Taxation (Corporate and Personal);
  • Corporate Care;
  • Business Strategy;
  • Civil Litigation
  • Forensic Accounting and Auditing

HONOURS AND AWARDS:

  • 2012 Keynote Speaker at the 5th Annual Caribbean Youth Entrepreneurship Conference
  • 1999 Scotiabank Group of Companies United Way Campaign - Branch Coordinator
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