Ryan Dostie


“The thing I appreciate the most, working at Welch, is the opportunities that I’ve had to build strong relationships with my clients, as well as my colleagues. I’m very proud of the value we bring to our clients across all staff levels.””

Ryan has over 20 years experience in public accounting. He leads the Retail & Service Industry Group. In addition, Ryan serves a number of other industries including: government, construction, automotive, travel, and high-tech. Ryan also works with a number of not-for-profit organizations and has over 13 years’ experience in contribution audits with various government departments.

Ryan has been with Welch LLP since 1995, after graduating from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Commerce. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1996 and his Certified Financial Planner designation in 2002. In February 2011, Ryan earned the title of Partner with the firm.

Quick Facts


Bachelor of Commerce, University of Ottawa


CPA Canada; CPA Ontario; Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC).


Audit, review and notice to reader engagements, financial planning and taxation in the following sectors: retail, real estate, construction, automotive, government, not-for-profits and high-tech.

Community involvement

Treasurer of the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre Foundation; former Treasurer of a minor league hockey team.

Hobbies/ talents

Travel and volleyball

Favorite books (or authors):

Robert Ludlum (The Bourne Identity Series)

Most memorable vacation

Australia and New Zealand

Favorite movie

The Lord of the Rings

Personal accomplishment/ most proud of

Winning the Welch “Minute to Win It” challenge juggling 3 balloons.