Team Bios: Leadership
At Ross & Sylvestre, our partners drive the vision, operations and ultimate success of our business.
Brian Ross, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Brian Ross is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting. He earned his Chartered Accountant designation in 1985 with a national firm in Edmonton and has been practicing in Bonnyville and Cold Lake for more than 25 years. He has been an owner and partner at Ross and Sylvestre Chartered Accountants (and its predecessor firms) since 1987.
Brian’s accounting practice has evolved over the years and today includes business advisory services to clients in the oil and gas service sector,particularly with respect to merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions. Brian has been active in the CA student education process over the years, is a past member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta’s practice review and professional development committees and was awarded the honor of Fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Alberta (FCA) in 2007. In 2020, Brian became a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors, receiving his ICD.D designation.
Brian believes in giving back to the community in which he lives and has been involved in local hockey as the director of the Bonnyville Pontiacs, and as a member of the board of the Lakeland Sports and Recreation Association. Brian is also a past vice president of the Bonnyville Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to his years of public practice experience, Greg brings forth a range of industry experience, including four years as CFO of a resort development company. He has negotiated debt and equity financing for several ventures, and has led acquisition and divestiture transactions. Greg joined Ross and Sylvestre in 2004 and became partner of the firm in 2006.
Born and raised in Bonnyville, Greg is active in his community and is the board chairman for Hearts for Healthcare, a regional charity organization and coaches the Cold Lake Blizzards alpine ski racing team.
An active sport enthusiast, Jenilee enjoys spending time curling, playing golf, and softball.
Born and raised in the Bonnyville area, Lise is an active participant in the community and has acted as a director of the St. Louis Parish Finance Committee, the treasurer of the Bonnyville Soccer Association, treasurer of the Bonnyville Ladies’ Curling Cub, and a director of the Bonnyville Health Centre Community Board. In her spare time, Lise enjoys coaching high-school volleyball.