Alain Gravelle

CPA, CA
Partner
Cornwall

““The best part of my job is being able to actually make a difference in my client’s business. Whether it’s seeing them through at tough time, dealing with a new situation or providing them with some advice from a different point of view – it’s always different but their satisfaction makes it all worthwhile!””

Alain Gravelle has been in public accounting for over 20 years, providing assurance services to school boards, hospitals, community service organizations and other not-for-profits, as well as for-profit organizations. His clients appreciate his ability to work with and for them, always keeping their end goal in sight.

Alain has been with Welch LLP since 1989, starting as a co-op student. He became fulltime and received his CA designation in 1993, after graduating from Brock University, and has been a Partner since 1998. Alain is fully bilingual and works with clients in their language of choice.

Alain is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee – a position which encompasses an administrative and strategic planning aspect with respect to the direction and efficiency of our firm.

Quick Facts

Education

Brock University, Bachelor of Administration, Accounting

Associations

CPA Canada, CPA Ontario

Specialties

Assurance and accounting with a concentration in the MUSH sector (PSAB).

Favorite Quote / Words of Wisdom

“What does not kill you makes you stronger.”

Hobbies / Talents

Fishing, Camping, Gardening

Community involvement

Current – Board member of the Cornwall Community Hospital, Board member and Vice-President of the Caisse Populaire de Cornwall Inc.

Previous - Campaign, finance and budget committee chair of the United Way of Cornwall and District; treasurer of the Cornwall and Area Substance Abuse Treatment Centre; President and Treasurer of Open Hands; board member of the local chapter of the Canadian Liver Foundation; member of the VON hospice committee.