We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.
We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.
LGC Smithers is one of the area’s top personal and small business advisory firms. For nearly 25 years the firm has focused on meeting the needs of independent local businesses and individuals.
Larry Smithers has over 30 years of accounting, taxation and financial management experience. Prior to opening the Dundas office, he was the CFO of a large multinational corporation which also included direct line operating responsibility for the Western Hemisphere. He opted to devote the remainder of his career working in a small town environment with local people. His children all grew up and went to elementary and secondary school in Dundas. Subsequent consulting services have included medium sized business work out/turn-around assignments. Before articling with a large accounting firm and obtaining his undergraduate degree at night school he completed post-graduate work at three of the top business schools in the world: the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario (MBA); the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (Strategic Planning), and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, (Industrial Marketing).
Claudia has been working alongside Larry for almost a decade now, providing exemplary service to her clients with team operations in mind. Claudia has been an essential factor in the growth of the Smithers business; her ability to communicate with clients and understand their needs is foremost. With her expert knowledge of Simply Accounting, QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel, Claudia is able to quickly develop enhanced management reporting solutions for small business owners.
Heather supports the offices of LGC-Smithers and the Stanley Thompson Society. She is a graduate of Sheridan College in Journalism and has worked in a wide variety of public and private sector organizations. Heather uses her experience in communications and public relations to help our clients develop highly effective web-based marketing materials.