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Carrie Stocco, CPA, CA

Carrie brings to Achieve CPA’s a wealth of experience dealing with private companies. She began her career in a “Big 4” accounting practice and now has over 25 years of experience. Carrie completed her CPA, CA designation in 2000 earning a place on the BC Honour Roll. In addition to her designation, Carrie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a Diploma of Technology in Financial Management from BCIT.

Carrie’s practice is focused on private companies in particular those who are owner-managed businesses. Carrie understands that business owners are looking for creative solutions to tax planning and excellent service. She prides herself on her responsiveness and her deep relationships with her clients. Carrie has expertise in assurance, accounting and taxation services. Carrie has worked with clients in many areas including real estate, construction, manufacturing, retail, and investment holding companies. Carrie also specializes in working with various incorporated professionals and partnerships such as doctors, lawyers, engineers, physiotherapists etc.

When Carrie is not at work she enjoys travelling with her husband and three children. Carrie also enjoys curling although is just a beginner! Carrie also has extensive volunteer experience working with the Newton Baseball Association, and chairing the daycare board at her church.


Email: carrie@achievecpa.ca

Mohammed Mecklai CPA, CMA

Mohammed Mecklai, CPA, CMA operated a sole accounting practice from September 1, 2015 under the name of “Mecklai Tax and Accounting Inc.” in the heart of Burnaby (Metrotown). The practice has grown very successfully from an array of corporate clients, and he has also become very close personal friends with many of his clients. Mohammed was approached by his partners Karim and Carrie mid to late 2021 to merge his practice into a new practice now known as “Achieve CPAs LLP”.

From an owner operator of an automotive repair shop to an owner of a Chartered Professional Accounting firm, Mohammed has gained the experience, knowledge and understanding of being an entrepreneur and business owner. He brings these skills to meet his clients financial and accounting requirements.

Having years of public practice experience and directly working with private companies and their shareholders, Mohammed strives to find the right solutions for each clients’ specific needs. Mohammed has experience in many areas including real estate, construction, manufacturing, automotive repair, professional service sectors and investment holding companies.

Mohammed specializes in offering accounting, taxation and business advisory services to privately held and owner managed enterprises.


Email: mohammed@achievecpa.ca

Kate Norris CPA, CA

Kate joined Achieve in 2022 with 15 years of public practice experience. She received her Master of Professional Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan in 2011 and her designation in 2013.

Over the past decade, Kate has specialized in the not-for-profit and privately held company sectors, with a focus on audit and tax planning. She provides a full spectrum of services including accounting, assurance, taxation, and advisory. Kate takes a collaborative approach with her clients to ensure a caring and personalized experience.

In her free time Kate likes to explore city parks and restaurants with friends and family.


Email: kate@achievecpa.ca

Jimmy Le-Tang, CPA, CA

Jimmy Le-Tang started his professional accounting career in 2008 where he articled at several accounting firms before earning his Chartered Accountant designation in 2013. He started his sole practitioner accounting practice in 2015, primarily, working with service-based small business corporations such as realtors, professional trades, and consultants. He has a particular interest in real estate tax matters and consults on resident and non-resident tax issues for property buyers and sellers.

Jimmy joined the partnership of Achieve CPAs LLP in 2024 coming full circle in reuniting with his former colleagues and mentors from his articling days.

When not working, Jimmy loves spending time with his wife and two children.


Email: jimmy@achievecpa.ca

Senior Manager

Kaitlyn Nebert, CPA

Kaitlyn started her career in public accounting in 2015 working at a midsized firm while completing her BBA in Accounting. She graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2018 with her Masters of Professional Accounting and received her CPA designation in 2019.

Over her years of working in public accounting Kaitlyn has gained a variety of experience working with clients in construction, manufacturing, personal services and investment companies. Types of work she specializes in include, assurance, financial reporting, personal and corporate taxation as well as various advisory services. Kaitlyn believes it is important to understand her client’s needs in order to build great relationships and provide exceptional client service.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, friends and her two Australian Shepherds. This time either includes hiking, running, visiting the beach or going on road trips to explore new places.


Email: kaitlyn@achievecpa.ca

Managers

Kirsty Davis, CPA

After earning her Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Accounting and Finance in 2016, Kirsty went on to receive her CPA designation in 2019. Kirsty started her career at a local mid-sized firm where she gained experience with review and audit engagements, financial reporting, and corporate and personal tax planning. She has enjoyed working with a variety of clients ranging from large private corporations to owner-managed businesses and across many industries including construction, manufacturing, professional services, and not-for-profit organizations.

Kirsty loves learning about her clients and their businesses. She believes that having genuine relationships and strong trust is imperative for great client service. Kirsty also enjoys mentoring and training staff on their way towards achieving their CPA, while sprinkling a bit of fun into everything she does.

When Kirsty is away from the office, she enjoys travelling, paddleboarding, solving sudokus and listening to a variety of nerdy podcasts.


Email: kirsty@achievecpa.ca

Shovina Verma, CPA

Shovina earned her Bachelor of Accounting degree at BCIT in 2017. Shovina began her career in public practice in 2018 with a mid-size firm and obtained her CPA designation in 2021.

Prior to joining Achieve CPA, she worked at one of the multinational “Big 4” accounting firms, where she gained valuable experience in assurance and taxation. In the last several years, Shovina has specialized in privately held companies, particularly demonstrated a wealth of experience in a variety of industries including, but not limited to financial services, agriculture, real-estate, manufacturing, construction, professionals, retail and technology. She enjoys working with owner-managed businesses, supporting them to achieve their goals. Shovina is a strong accounting professional skilled in providing accounting, assurance, taxation as well as advisory services.

Shovina is a dedicated individual with a passion for client service, and a desire to learn and grow.

Outside of work, you will likely find Shovina spending time with family, friends and her Pitsky. Shovina also enjoys staying active and planning her next travel destination.


Email: shovina@achievecpa.ca

Sumer Singh Sihota, CPA, MPAcc

Sumer started his career in accounting at the CRA in 2019 working as an auditor while completing his bachelor’s in accounting. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with Master of Professional Accounting in 2022 and received his CPA designation in 2023.

Prior to joining Achieve CPA, he worked at one of the Big 4 accounting firms where he gained valuable experience in assurance and corporate tax. In his years of working in public accounting Sumer worked with privately held companies in a variety of industries including but not limited to, agriculture, dealerships, real estate, manufacturing, and construction. Sumer enjoys learning about his clients and their businesses to provide a great client experience.

Sumer loves cracking jokes to make people laugh. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends. Sumer also enjoys hiking, playing board games, going on long drives, and trying out new cuisines.


Email: sumer@achievecpa.ca

Jenny Zhang

Jenny Zhang has been working in public practice for 15 years, serving a wide range of clientele, from small-to-medium business, and helping small businesses grow profitably and comply with tax laws. Her experience is focusing on tax compliance including personal income tax, corporate income tax, trust and estate tax, non-resident tax, payroll and bookkeeping. She likes to work in a great team and provide exceptional client service.

She also enjoys playing table tennis and other outdoor activities with family and friends.

Jenny holds a Financial Management Diploma from British Columbia Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Electricity Engineering from Guangdong University of Technology, China.


Email: jenny@achievecpa.ca

Danish Singh Brar

Danish holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Accounting from Simon Fraser University. He started his career at a local public practice firm with a focus on small businesses and personal taxes.

Danish joined Achieve in early 2022 as a staff accountant, seeking new challenges and opportunities for growth. Here he has gained extensive experience in assurance, particularly in the not-for-profit sector. Danish is passionate about providing stellar client service and taking leadership to further Achieve’s growth. He is set to obtain his CPA designation this year.

Outside of the office, Danish has a dedication for community service and charitable work. He also enjoys travelling to experience different cultures and hiking in beautiful British Columbia.


Email: danish@achievecpa.ca

Jeff Sudnicki

After earning his BBA in accounting, Jeff began his career in public practice in 2016 at a mid-sized firm in Vancouver. He has worked extensively with small and medium-sized businesses and not-for-profit organizations across a variety of sectors including food & beverage, professional services, real estate, and construction. 

Known for his strong commitment to client service, Jeff excels in building trusted relationships and providing sound financial guidance. He is dedicated to delivering reliable assurance services that meet the needs of clients as well as ensuring compliance with relevant Canadian tax regulations.

In his spare time, will most likely find Jeff playing, practicing, or thinking about golf.  He also enjoys playing hockey and spending time with his wife and two cats, Miso and Tiet.


Email: jeff@achievecpa.ca