Independent Accountants' Financial Group Inc.











Board Chair
Paul Stringer FCPA, FCA, FEA

Retired Partner DJB LLP


Paul joined the IAFG Board in 2015 and became Board Chair in 2020. Paul has over 40 years of experience in providing traditional assurance services, income tax and estate planning advice related to reorganizations and business successions, financial consulting with respect to the purchase and sale of businesses and generational transfers, and general business consulting. 


Paul was awarded the prestigious Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) designation. FCPA is the highest distinction that CPA Ontario confers upon its members. 






President & CEO
Mike Gassewitz, P.Eng.


Mike joined IAFG in 2022 and is a driven and creative leader with a passion for bringing out the best in ideas, people and businesses. 


As part of his role as President of IAFG, Mike has responsibility for meeting with independent CPA firms across Canada to discuss their interest in providing wealth management services to their clients and joining the IAFG group.




Chief Financial Officer
Sam Zahnd, CPA, CGA


Sam joined IAFG in 2016 and has more than 15 years of senior management experience in various industries, including finance, real estate and manufacturing. 


Sam helps member firms provide wealth management services in compliance with the profession’s code of conduct and securities regulations. 



IAFG Board of Directors






Mark Brohman



David Raines



Paul Grummett





Gord Ahier




Ryan Grevers




Greg Mosey




Jennifer Riddell




Michael Kee




Luke MacLennan 




Jeff Lay




Josie Di Leonardo







Ward Thompson