We are pleased to profile our member firm in Dorchester, ON, Haagsma DeVries. Dorchester is a community a few minutes east of London, ON, with a population of just under 10,000. There are many owner managed businesses in Dorchester, including construction, retail, insurance, real estate and investment services. Dorchester is also home to larger corporations that benefit from our proximity to Hwy 401. Residents of Dorchester enjoy the benefits of living in a small town with full amenities and numerous sports and leisure facilities, while being a few minutes away from the city of London.
The partnership of Joanne Haagsmas and Bart DeVries began in in 2006, and was a continuation of Bart’s accounting practice which used to be located in London, ON. The firm has grown significantly since moving to Dorchester, especially in the last two years.
Bart DeVries, CPA, CGA, received his designation in 1977 and has 46 years of experience in public practice. He speaks fluent Dutch, and provides accounting, consulting and taxation services for both personal and corporate clients.
His partner, Joanne Haagsma, CPA, CMA, earned her designation in 1992. She has 14 years of public practice experience and has also worked in industry. Joanne became a partner in 2006 and provides accounting, consulting and taxation services for personal and corporate clients.
As a firm Haagsma DeVries works mainly with farms, construction businesses and owner managed businesses not only in Dorchester but in London and the surrounding area. They are a highly energetic and experienced team of accountants, whose goal is to provide personal service and professional advice, giving clients the confidence that their personal and business finances are in good hands. Since joining EPR Canada Group Inc. in early 2009, Haagsma DeVries has been an active participant in all EPR Canada functions and provides valuable feedback to the other members.
You can learn about Haagsma DeVries on their website.