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Dennis Fortnum - KPMG. Toronto, ON, CA

Dennis Fortnum Dennis Fortnum

Canadian Managing Partner, KPMG Enterprise | KPMG

Toronto, ON, CANADA

KPMG Enterprise Managing Partner with an earned reputation for the knowledgeable application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

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Biography

Dennis Fortnum is the National Leader of KPMG Enterprise™ and a member of the firm's Management Committee for the GTA. He is a veteran leader of private company complex audits in the consumer and industrial sectors, and has extensive experience dealing with Canadian and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Dennis has more than 30 years of experience providing Audit, Acquisition, and Finance-related services to a wide range of private companies.

Industry Expertise (8)

Management Consulting Investment Management Corporate Leadership Accounting Business Services Capital Markets Market Research Financial Services

Areas of Expertise (5)

Financial Reporting Performance Measurement Business Strategy Planning Business Transformation and Development Us Gaap Financial Reporting

Accomplishments (4)

FCA - Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (professional)

Fellowship is the highest designation that the Institute confers, in recognition of outstanding career achievements and leadership contributions to the community and the profession. Rigorous criteria make the FCA designation a special honour. To receive this senior designation, a Chartered Accountant is required to have brought distinction to our profession through significant accomplishments in a number of professionally and socially important ways.

Member - KPMG Board of Directors (professional)

Dennis was a member of the KPMG Board of Directors for a period of six years. KPMG provides Audit, Tax, and Advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Our clients include business corporations, governments, and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organizations. They look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high order professional capabilities, industry insight, and local knowledge.

Audit and Finance Committee - Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation Board (personal)

The Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation exists to support the Hospital's mandate to be a progressive community hospital providing the right care at the right time in the right place. Through the overwhelming generosity of our communities, the Foundation's mission is to create, organize and effectively manage a comprehensive fundraising program.

Advisory Board and Chair of Golf for Wishes - Children's Wish Foundation (personal)

Established in 1984, Children's Wish is a national non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling a favourite wish for children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. Since its inception, Children's Wish has granted more than 18,000 wishes for children and their families and fulfills approximately 1000 wishes annually -- granting nearly three wishes everyday -- each being an individual adventure, carefully structured to meet the needs of that particular child.

Education (2)

University of Toronto: MBA

University of Toronto: Honors Business Administration

Event Appearances (1)

Quantum Shift and KPMG Enterprise

Ivey Venture Forum  Toronto, Ontario

2010-11-04

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*Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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