Katie Leach

Senior Manager

Katie joined Welch as a co-op student in 2011. After graduating from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Commerce with a Specialization in Accounting, she joined Welch full time as a staff accountant in 2013.

She obtained her Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA)

designation in 2014 and was promoted to manager in 2016.

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

Quick Facts

Joined Welch in

January 2011 as a co-op; started full time January 2013 – May 2016 and January 2017 - Present


Graduated in December 2012 with a Bachelor of Commerce with Specialization in Accounting (Cum Laude)

Hobbies/ talents

Playing softball, going to the cottage

Favorite books (or authors)

The Good Girl by Mary Kubica and The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Most memorable vacation

Ireland in 2015

Personal accomplishment/ most proud of?

Obtaining CPA, CA designation