Canada

RSM partner appointed to IFIC's Accounting Advisory working group

Appointment expands firm's scope for financial service clients

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Toronto,

RSM Canada (“RSM”) – the leading global provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – today announced that Mike Zenteno, an audit partner with the firm, has been selected by The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) to serve on the organization’s Accounting Advisory working group.

Mike’s selection to IFIC’s Accounting Advisory group builds off RSM Canada’s recent membership into the organization, which gives voice to Canada’s investment funds industry. A principle advocate for the role of accounting within the investment funds sector, participation on the Accounting Advisory working group will keep RSM involved in industry dialogue while the firm remains well-informed of public policy decisions relating to the firm’s rapidly expanding financial services clientele.

“We continuously develop tools to better advise our clients in Canada’s growing financial services industry, but the expertise we bring to the table will always be our greatest asset,” says Harry Blum, national managing partner, RSM Canada. “Mike’s selection to the IFIC’s Accounting Advisory working group is recognition of his strong portfolio and provides our clients across the country with the necessary insight to better manage their business.”

An audit partner with a focus on assurance and business advisory across a diverse range of industries, Mike is the national business leader for RSM Canada’s financial services sector with extensive experience with mid-to-large private and public companies. A graduate of the University of Windsor, Mike is a CPA, CA, having obtained his designation in 2002.

“As a member of IFIC’s Accounting Advisory group, I have been given the opportunity to contribute to public policy discussions and advocate for clients within an increasingly complex regulatory environment,” says Mr. Zenteno. “I am proud to be the newest member of the group and look forward to engaging with other industry leaders and policy makers towards a strong, stable investment sector.”

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