Elena leads aA’s financial and accounting team, and supports the firm's partners and management in the pursuit of aA's strategic and operational goals. She joined the firm in 2010, bringing more than two decades of financial management experience in the manufacturing and service sectors, where she helped firms maximize profitability and efficiency. She has extensive knowledge of, and experience in financial accounting and analysis, business planning processes, cost improvements, and system implementation. Elena is a Certified Professional Accountant, received a Masters in Business Administration from Laurentian University in 2012, and CGA designation in 2006. She also holds undergraduate degrees in chemical engineering and economics.