Jacob Stewart

Jacob is a Manager at MDD Forensic Accountants’ Toronto office.

Jacob’s practice specializes in business valuations, quantifying economic damages related to personal injury & wrongful death, business disputes & shareholder disputes, litigation support, divorce & marital disputes, and fraud & investigations.

His industry experience includes automotive, professional services, manufacturing, healthcare, and agriculture.

Jacob completed his Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (Honours) degree from the University of Guelph and received the Academic Excellence in Accounting Award in 2018. Jacob holds a Chartered Business Valuation designation.

Richard Tam

Richard is a Manager at MDD Forensic Accountants’ Kingston office.

He has over four years of experience in Forensic Accounting and three years as an Auditor with his previous employer. His practice concentrates primarily on business interruption, accident benefits, extra expenses/increased costs, fidelity, downtime losses, lost profits, personal injury and wrongful death matters.

Richard has worked on numerous assignments throughout Canada during his time with MDD. He has experience that spans a wide range of industries including retail and wholesale, agriculture, hotel and hospitality, residential and commercial rental properties and restaurants.

Richard received his First Class Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University’s Smith School of Business.

Yvonne Kitkarska

Yvonne joined MDD Forensic Accountants’ Montreal office in 2014 as a Staff Accountant. She is now a Senior Manager/Vice President at the firm. Yvonne is proficient in English, French and Bulgarian.

Yvonne specializes in the areas of business valuation, economic loss quantification, and investigative accounting. She has worked on matters across Canada and in the United States, Europe, and South America.

Yvonne has prepared economic loss quantification reports involving intellectual property infringement, professional negligence, breach of contract, physical damage, and personal injury. She has completed numerous assignments involving first-party and third-party insurance coverage. Yvonne is one of MDD’s cyber insurance practice leaders and has completed multiple engagements related to lost profits resulting from cyber incidents.

Yvonne has provided business valuation reports in various contexts, including contractual and shareholder disputes, share purchase disputes and representations and warranties claims, physical damage, and defamation.

She has conducted financial investigations in shareholder disputes and has also investigated numerous employee thefts.

Yvonne has worked across various industries, including retail, wholesale, forestry, metal, pharmaceutical, agriculture and livestock, non-for-profit, commercial real estate, construction, food manufacturing, hotels and resorts, medical and dental practices, restaurants, and marketing agencies.

Yvonne has presented seminars and workshops on the topics of lost profits and business interruption losses resulting from physical damage and cyber incidents.

Yvonne earned her Bachelor of Commerce with a double major in Finance and Accounting with Distinction from Concordia University. She also holds the professional designations of Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Business Valuator (CBV).

Brad Wilcott

Brad joined MDD Forensic Accountants in 2013. He is a Senior Manager/Vice President at the firm’s Halifax office.

Brad’s forensic accounting practice specializes in matters related to business interruption, extra expenses/increased costs, fraud, stock & contents and lost profits.

He has worked on assignments in the following sectors: retail and wholesale, manufacturing, restaurants, hotels and hospitality, maritime, fisheries and professional services.

Brad has presented seminars to insurance professionals on the subjects of business interruption and stock & contents losses.

He received both his Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Masters of Business Administration degrees from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.