Jared Poole

Jared joined MDD Forensic Accountants’ Calgary office in 2012 as a Staff Accountant. He is currently a Senior Manager/Vice President at the firm’s Calgary office.

Jared’s practice area expertise includes business interruption, extra expenses, power generation, oil & gas, fidelity, liability losses, stock & contents and product liability & product recall. He has also been active in the catastrophe services area, quantifying economic damages that occurred as a result of the 2013 Alberta floods, the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires and the 2017 British Columbia wildfires.

Jared has handled assignments across a wide range of industries including agricultureconstruction, entertainment, hotels and resorts, manufacturing, medical and dental practices, oil and gasrestaurants and retail and wholesale.

He is proficient in German and has presented seminars and workshops on the subject of business interruption.

Jared is a graduate of the University of Alberta where he received his Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting.

Scott Schellenberg

Scott joined MDD Forensic Accountants’ Toronto office in 2005. He opened the Calgary location in 2006 and the Edmonton location in 2011. He is a Partner/Senior Vice President and Managing Partner of our Calgary and Edmonton offices. He is a key member of MDD’s Global Energy team and Global Executive Committee and is Canada’s regional Oil & Gas Coordinator.

Scott has practiced exclusively in litigation supportbusiness valuation and forensic accounting for more than 20 years.  This work has included breach of contract, shareholder disputes, expropriationdivorce & marital disputesfraudcatastrophe servicespersonal injury & wrongful deathproduct liability & product recall, business interruptionextra expensesbuilders’ risk claims & soft cost claimsstock & contents, and physical damages. He also has extensive experience in the catastrophe services area, managing MDD’s response to claims that occurred as a result of the 2011 Slave Lake wildfire, 2013 Alberta floods and 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires.

Scott’s assignments have encompassed a broad range of industries including oil & gaspower generation and distribution, agriculture, automotive, food and beverage manufacturing, construction, chemical manufacturing, hotels and resortsshipping/ transportation industries, real estate, retail and wholesale.

In addition to qualifying as an expert witness and providing testimony in The Alberta Court of King’s Bench, he has provided mediation and arbitration services and acted as an Appraiser under the Insurance Act.

He has conducted numerous seminars and workshops on the subject of economic damage quantification.

Scott graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He received his Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting from the University of Toronto.

Martin Pavelic

Martin is a Partner/Senior Vice President at MDD Forensic Accountant’s Hamilton office and the Managing Partner of the Hamilton, Montreal and Winnipeg offices.

He has years of experience in forensic accounting, quantifying damages in Canada, the UK, U.S., Middle East and the Caribbean. 

His practice areas include fraud, business interruption, business disputes, stock & contents, physical damages, product liability & recall, personal injury and wrongful death, contingency/entertainment insurance claims, catastrophe services and fidelity claims. Martin has also been engaged in numerous appraisal cases and has security clearance at the Enhanced Reliability Level.

Martin has broad experience in agriculture, automotive, cable/broadcasting, chemical manufacturing, restaurants, healthcare, hotels and resorts, mining, oil and gas, pulp and paper, retail and wholesale, telecommunications and construction industries. In addition, he has vast experience in the power generation sector.

He has provided litigation support and expert testimony in fidelity, commercial disputes and business income loss matters before the Supreme Court of Ontario, Superior Court of Quebec and in the Federal Court of Canada.

Martin has conducted numerous seminars and workshops for a variety of industry professionals.

He is a graduate of McMaster University where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Mark Gain

Mark joined MDD Forensic Accountants’ Toronto office in 2004. Prior to joining MDD, Mark was a partner at a large national accounting firm.  He is the practice leader for litigation services in Canada and is a Partner/Senior Vice President at the firm.

With more than 30 years’ forensic accounting expertise, Mark has conducted over 2000 investigations. Some of the areas he’s worked in include loss of income, expropriations damage quantifications, fraud and employee defalcations, intellectual property assessments involving patents & copyrights, personal injury & wrongful death, breach of contract and product liability & recall.

Mark’s assignments have covered a wide range of industries including automotive, power generation, mining and refining, steel manufacturing, oil and gas, construction, chemical manufacturing, hotels and resorts, retail and wholesale and transportation.  

Mark provides litigation support in business disputes, shareholder and partner disputes and business income loss matters. He has provided expert testimony before the Superior Court of Ontario, The Alberta Court of the King’s Bench, The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and in the Federal Court of Canada – as well as expert testimony on the financial viability of an entity’s operations in both criminal and civil proceedings. 

Mark has acted on numerous occasions as an Appraiser under the Insurance Act and has been appointed to act as Umpire. He has also been appointed by the RCMP and Anti-Rackets Section of the Ontario Provincial Police to oversee in-house forensic accounting services.

He is a much sought after speaker and seminar leader on the subject of business interruption and loss of income claims.

Mark received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University where he graduated summa cum laude.