Managers

Hannele Chila, Firm Administrator
HChila@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7412Hannele 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: 604-694-7411Geoffrey 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: 604-694-7418James 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: 604-694-7402Grace 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: 604-694-7410Kate 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.
andrew-westman2-202x302Andrew Westman, CPA, CA
awestman@rolfebenson.com
Direct Line: 604-694-7413Andrew joined Rolfe, Benson LLP in 2005 as a student and received his chartered accountant designation in 2008. Andrew’s areas of practice includes assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services to small to medium sized private businesses and not-for-profit organizations. Andrew is experienced in a number of industries including high-tech, manufacturing, distribution, recycling, education, real estate, health care and the charitable sector. In addition, Andrew is closely involved in the development and mentorship of the firm’s articling students. When not in the office Andrew can often be found golfing, snowboarding, playing guitar or spending time with his family.
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