Managers

Hannele Chila, Firm Administrator
HChila@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7412   Hannele Chila joined Rolfe, Benson LLP in 2016 as the Firm Administrator. Hannele has worked in a number of industries managing finance, administration, human resources, operations and facilities. Hannele’s role is to support and enable the execution of strategy through building organizational capability. She believes that organizational long-term success is directly correlated to the talents, motivation and accomplishments of its people. When not in the office Hannele spends her time with her family, reading, quilting and walking with her dog.
Geoff-Bree-202x302Geoffrey Bree, CPA, CA
gbree@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7411   Geoffrey Bree joined Rolfe, Benson LLP as a student in 1993 and received his chartered accountant designation in 1996. He began his tax specialization in 2000 and has over 15 years of tax experience. Geoffrey practices in all areas of taxation including, income taxes for corporations, trusts, and individuals, Goods and Services Tax, and BC Social Services Tax. He performs research in these areas for clients of Rolfe, Benson LLP and undertakes the quality control of the firm’s income tax compliance filings. Geoffrey also practices in the areas of estate and succession planning, corporate reorganizations and cross-border and non-residents tax planning and compliance.
James Ma, CPA, CAJames Ma
jma@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7418   James Ma joined Rolfe, Benson LLP in 2010 and received his chartered accountant designation in 2012. James’ area of practice includes providing assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services to private small to mid-sized businesses and not-for-profit organizations. James has a broad experience in a number of industries including real estate, wholesale and distribution, manufacturing, professionals, and retail. He also works closely with the firm’s tax group with respect to Canadian resident and non-resident income tax compliance filings. Outside of the office, you may find James golfing, traveling, spending time with his family and dog.
grace-madrazo-202x302Grace Madrazo, CPA, CGA
gmadrazo@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7402   Grace Madrazo received her certified general accountant designation in 2006 and joined Rolfe, Benson LLP in 2009. Grace’s area of practice includes providing assurance, accounting and tax services to small to medium sized private businesses and to not-for-profit organizations. Grace is also involved with staff training and supervision of staff. When not at the office, you may find Grace playing volleyball, practicing yoga or enjoying the outdoors.
kate-prusova-302x202Kate Prusova, CPA, CGA
kprusova@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7414   Kate Prusova joined Rolfe, Benson LLP in 2001 and received her certified general accountant designation in 2002. Kate works closely with owner-managed businesses and not-for-profit organizations in order to provide them with accounting, tax and other professional advisory services. She is very involved in staff training and assists with the quality control of the firm’s engagements. Kate is also a Simply Accounting Certified Consultant and provides accounting software support for clients. When not in the office, she enjoys hiking, running, snowshoeing and playing tennis.
rudolph-302x202Rudolph Korompis, CPA, CA
rkorompis@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7410 Rudolph Korompis joined Rolfe, Benson LLP as an articling student in 2013 and received his chartered accountant designation in 2016. His area of practice are primarily in assurance services for not-for-profit organizations and small to medium sized private businesses. Rudolph is also involved with staff training and volunteers as a treasurer at a local not-for-profit organization. When not at the office, he spends his time attending fundraising events, cooking, reading and managing his cat’s Instagram account.
brent-302x202Brent Morning Smith, CPA, CA
Bmorning-smith@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7421 Brent Morning-Smith received his chartered accountant designation in 2006 and joined Rolfe, Benson LLP in 2019. Brent’s areas of practice include providing business advisory, assurance and tax services to small to mid-sized private businesses and to not-for-profit organizations. Brent’s experience includes serving clients in a number of industries including real estate, hospitality, professional services and film and television. Brent’s hobbies include skiing, hiking and playing ultimate frisbee.
gurman-sara-302x202Gurman Sara, CPA, CA
gsara@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7419 Gurman Sara received her Chartered Accountant designation in 2014 and joined Rolfe, Benson LLP in January 2019. Gurman has a broad range of experience in providing assurance and accounting services for clients of all sizes. Her industry experience includes real estate, manufacturing, retail, technology and not-for-profit. When not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, which includes two young daughters.
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