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Profile of Partners and Senior Staff

K.E. Koshy, CPA, CA, TEP (Partner)

K.E. Koshy is the tax partner and is also a founding partner  of Connelly & Koshy.  He is a graduate of Carleton University and has practiced in the Ottawa Area since 1973.  He applies his extensive experience with in-depth tax and estate planning, as well as representing clients as various stages of CRA audits. 

Luc Imbeau, CPA, CA (Partner)

Luc Imbeau is the managing partner of Connelly& Koshy.  Born in Northern Ontario, Luc came to Ottawa for his studies and has been here ever since.  He is a graduate from the University of Ottawa where he completed his Bachelor of Commerce, with a specialization in accounting and has practiced in the Ottawa Area since 2000.  Luc started his career at Connelly & Koshy, then left to work at an international firm and a brief stay with a government department, then returned to Connelly & Koshy in 2003. 

He applies his extensive experience with providing in-depth management consulting, strategic planning, tax planning, and cash flow and profitability analysis to a wide range of businesses. Following receipt of his CA designation in 2002, he obtained his Quebec certification in 2004. 

Luc can be reached at 613-224-0212 ext. 202 or luc@ck-ca.com.

Brad Colbourne, CPA, CA, CFP (Partner)

Brad Colbourne is the auditing and assurance partner with Connelly & Koshy, a role he assumed in 2010.  Born in Ottawa, Brad attended Carleton University where he completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree with a concentration in finance, graduating in 2001.  He spent a year within the financial services sector prior to joining a local accounting firm where he spent the next two years as a staff accountant.  Brad then joined Connelly & Koshy in 2003.  Following receipt of his CA designation in 2007, he obtained his Certified Financial Planners (CFP) designation in 2011. 

He focuses on providing professional services for owner manager business such as personal and corporate tax planning and compliance, business and estate planning as well as managing the firms auditing and assurance practice. 

Brad can be reached at 613-224-0212 ext 204 or brad@ck-ca.com.

Ethan Piotrowski, CPA, CA (Partner)

Ethan Piotrowski is a partner of the firm and was born and raised in Dunnville, Ontario, near Hamilton. He moved to Ottawa in 2000 to attend the University of Ottawa where he graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree witha concentration in accounting. He worked for CRA as a collections officer for 8 months while attending university in the co-op program.  He began working for Connelly & Koshy in 2003 as a co-op student and started full time after graduation.  Following receipt of his CA designation in 2008 he completed the CICA in-depth tax course (parts I and II) in October 2011.

He focuses on providing professional services for owner manager business such as personal and corporate tax planning and compliance as well as assisting in the management of the firms tax practice.

Ethan can be reached at 613-224-0212 ext 203 or ethan@ck-ca.com.

Brian Mingie, CPA, CA (Associate)

Brian focus has always been, and continues to be, providing exceptional customer service. He insists on being personally involved with client files.  Brian is not the type of person to allow a phone call to go to voicemail. His clients can count on his always being available to them.

Brian can be reached at 613-224-0212 ext 230 or bmingie@ck-ca.com.

Brent Percival, CPA, CA, CFP (Associate)

Brent has a unique tax-focused background that includes time spent with a small tax focused firm, a big-four tax department, and the Aggressive Tax Planning division of the Canada Revenue Agency, as well as the completion of a graduate degree in professional accounting.

Brent can be reached at 613-224-0212 ext 233 or bpercival@ck-ca.com.

Brenda Quast, CPA,CA (Senior Manager)

Brenda Quast was born and raised in Renfrew, Ontario, just west of Ottawa.  In 2002 she attended the University of Ottawa and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a concentration in accounting.  She began working for Connelly & Koshy in 2005 as a co-op student and started full-time upon graduating.  She received her CA designation in 2009 and has also completed the CICA in-depth tax course (parts I and II) in October 2011.

She focuses on providing professional tax services related to trusts, estates, and individuals as well as corporate tax planning and compliance.

Brenda can be reached at 613-224-0212 ext 209 or brenda@ck-ca.com.

Vernon Jones, CPA, CGA (Senior Manager)

Vernon Jones, a chartered professional accountant who was designated in 1998 and joined the firm in 2011, bringing his considerable background in tax, audit and financial management.  We believe that the advantage of our proven, long-term staff is the resultant familiarity with clients and the understanding of their businesses, to allow each member of our team to provide personal and timely advice and support.

Vernon can be reached at 613-224-0212 ext 232 or vjones@ck-ca.com.