• Grant Thornton strengthens market presence in Manitoba

Grant Thornton LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Peterson in the role of Partner, Assurance Services and Christa Walkden, Principle, leading US Personal Tax for Manitoba.

Toronto, ON - November 7, 2017

Grant Thornton LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Peterson in the role of Partner, Assurance Services and Christa Walkden, Principle, leading U.S. Personal Tax for Manitoba.  

Both professionals will focus on advising dynamic organizations in Winnipeg and across Manitoba.

“Grant Thornton is honoured to bring these talented people on board,” says Kyle McMurtry, Managing Partner, Manitoba, Grant Thornton LLP. “These recent appointments reflect our commitment to delivering value to our clients, colleagues and communities.”

Ryan Peterson, CPA, CA, CBV - As Partner, Assurance Services, Ryan was most recently an Audit Principal with a Winnipeg-based firm of Chartered Professional Accountants. He brings substantial experience serving the private business and not-for-profit sectors with a focus on succession planning.  Ryan was also Past Chair of the Board of Directors for Better Business Bureau of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario.

Christa Walkden, CPA (ND), MST, TEP – Christa brings counsel on U.S. tax matters, including estate planning, structuring, and compliance and planning for personal, corporate, and state income tax. Her expertise spans 20 plus years working on both sides of the border, including leading the cross-border tax services practice at 49th Parallel Tax Services, Inc.