John West

John West


John joined the Welch LLP team as a co-op student in 2011. After graduating from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2012, he joined Welch full-time as a staff accountant. He went on to receive his Chartered Professional Acc ount and Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) designation in 2014.

John’s experience includes audits, reviews and notice to reader engagements in a variety of sectors including private owner-managed companies and not-for-profit organizations.

Quick Facts


Bachelor of Commerce, Management Economics in Industry and Finance, University of Guelph


CPA Ontario, CPA Canada

Hobbies / Talents

Play on Welch Hockey and Ultimate Frisbee teams. Enjoy watching sports – hockey, football, skiing.

Most memorable vacation

Vacation to Tanzania and Australia as well as family trips to Caribbean were all great experiences.

Personal accomplishment/ most proud of?

Obtaining CPA, CA designation