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. 

Steve Doty, CPA, CA

Steve joined IAFG in 2011 and has 40 years of accounting firm and financial services experience.

As part of his role as President of IAFG, Steve 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 Zhand, 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

Jonathan Townsend

Mark Brohman

David Raines

Paul Grummett

Gord Ahier

Ryan Grevers

Mike Manera