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William Rickers

William Rickers, CPA, CA, CFP

Bill joined Crawford, Smith and Swallow as a Partner in 1997. A graduate of Brock University, he earned the designation of Chartered Accountant in 1985. Bill provides advisory services to entrepreneurs and professionals. He is responsible for income tax compliance, planning and appeals, and has completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course. He is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER.

Bill has been recognized by the City of St. Catharines for his volunteer activities. He has served the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival, Canadian Henley Rowing Corporation and St. Catharines Chamber of Commerce as an executive officer and director. From 2013 to 2017 he was a member of the Board of Directors of United Way St Catharines & District. On June 30, 2012, Bill completed seven years as a member of the Board of Trustees of Brock University. During that period he had the privilege of being Chairman of the Capital Projects and Facilities Committee, Financial Planning and Human Resources Committee, and Advancement and Community Relations Committee. He also served as a member of the Executive Committee, Audit Committee and Senate. In 2015, Bill was re-appointed to the Board of Trustees of Brock University. He completed two additional three years terms, during which time he chaired the Audit, University and Community Experience, and Capital and Infrastructure Committees, and, served as a member of Senate. On June 30, 2021 Bill retired from the Board, and his commitment to Brock University has subsequently been recognized with the honorific Trustee Emeritus.

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