Alicia FowlerCPA, CA, MPACC
Alicia is the founder and owner of MOD Accounting & Tax. She is from Treaty 6 territory; she is originally from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and now makes her home in Edmonton (ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ (Amiskwaciwâskahikan)). Alicia is a mom first and an experienced accounting and business professional second. She has nearly 15 years experience in the accounting industry, completed her Master of Professional Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan, her BBA at Thompson Rivers University (through the study abroad program in Tianjin, China) and holds a CPA, CA designation. Alicia is a collaborator and a team builder; she believes there is immense value in doing good work, trusting your instincts and building community.
Alicia is passionate about supporting women in business, serving entrepreneurs who are making social impact and promoting financial literacy. When not crunching numbers and running a business, she is camping with her daughters and English Mastiff or Latin dancing!
Sophie DuncanCPA, CA - Senior Manager, Accounting & Tax
With over 15 years of experience in accounting and tax, Sophie helps owner-managed businesses achieve their goals. She provides her clients with the information and tools they need to make informed decisions. Sophie came to MOD Accounting & Tax because she loves working on a superstar team with a shared vision and commitment to make our clients' lives easier. She loves that the whole team collaborates to find the best solutions to provide the best client experience and cheers for our clients as they climb towards their goals and are constantly brainstorming ways to make the client experience the best experience.
Sophie is experienced in financial analysis, forecasting, financial planning, and other areas of business management. She helps clients and their businesses through all stages, whether they are starting out or are well established in their industry. She believes collaboration is the key to a successful relationship between the accountant and the business owner and enjoys working closely with clients to identify the opportunities and solutions that can help them achieve their milestones.
Sophie is a Chartered Professional Accountant living in Alberta. She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) from the University of Alberta. In her free time, Sophie enjoys cooking, experiencing new restaurants, and spending time with her family at the lake. Sophie lives with her family on Treaty 6.
Susannah MasonCPA, CMA - Senior Accountant
Outside of work, Susannah enjoys travelling and experiencing different countries, cultures, and culinary delights - all with her husband and toddler in tow. Embracing the flexibility that comes with remote work, Susannah can often be found working from diverse locations around the globe. When not exploring abroad, Susannah’s home office is in Calgary, Alberta on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.
Merryl Edington-HrybCPA - Senior Tax Associate
Merryl is a CPA with experience in both public and private practice. She graduated from the UBC Sauder School of Business with a specialization in Finance, has completed her Canadian Securities and achieved her CPA designation in 2017. She specializes in tax, expecting to complete Level III of the CICA In-Depth Tax course in 2023.
She’s excited to join a progressive firm where both the employee and the client comes first.
When not working, Merryl can be found spending time with her family, enjoying the outdoors, and experimenting in the kitchen. Merryl's home office is in the traditional unceded territory of the Ktunaxa people, which they share with the Secwepemc people and which is the home to the Metis Nation Columbia River Society.
Victoria Kingyens, CPBBookkeeping Specialist
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, and camping. She is passionate about supporting families through grief, as this has touched her life so personally after her 4-year-old son, Camden, passed away from an advanced and rare form of brain cancer in 2020.
She is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of the team here at MOD. Working with like-minded women who are passionate about providing amazing services, while putting work-life balance at the forefront of their mission, is her dream come true. Victoria lives in Prince Edward Island, which is known as Epekwitk, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people.
Jacquelyn PackerBookkeeping Specialist
Jacquelyn takes pride in her work and believes in delivering quality and accuracy to each and every one of our clients. Her attention to detail and commitment to excellence ensure that our clients' finances are in good hands.
When Jacquelyn is not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors and engaging in activities such as golfing and camping. She also cherishes spending quality time with her family.
She is grateful to be part of such a dynamic, like minded group of women that make up MOD. Jacquelyn's home office is on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region of Alberta.