Kelly is a partner of Grant Thornton LLP. He maintains a general corporate tax practice with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and professional services firms. Kelly has extensive experience working with public companies, owner/managed businesses and professional services firms providing proactive business and tax advice. Kelly has been involved with professional development for the accounting profession at various levels. He has lectured and facilitated professional development courses for CPA legacy organizations in Nova Scotia and lectured at our national tax conference. In addition, Kelly has participated as a tutor leader for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)'s In-depth Tax Course and for the Income Tax Practice course and has lectured at the Income Tax Practice course for the past four years. Kelly is the national leader of Grant Thornton LLP’s professional services sector group which comprises individuals from all services lines with the mandate to improve the overall value and scope of services Grant Thornton LLP provides to its professional services clients. Kelly graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University and received his accounting designation in 1992.