Spence is an experienced Chartered Professional Accountant with a career serving companies across Canada and the United States for over 18 years. Spence has routinely serviced entities from startup through their growth phase, and further through to mergers and acquisitions, advising at every stage of business-from funding growth, to establishing corporate structure, to maximizing the use of research and development grants, tax credits and incentives. Spence began his accounting career with a midsize accounting firm, where he gained experience with U.S. and Canadian public company clients, a niche he continues to do a significant amount of work in.
Spence earned his BComm in 2001 from Ryerson University, his Canadian CPA, CA designation in 2003 and his United States of America CPA designation in 2004. In 2013, Spence received his Certificate of Educational Achievement for completing the IFRS Certificate Program issued from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
During his spare time, Spence is an avid golfer and home cook who enjoys keeping up with culinary trends.