110 - 3365 Harvester Rd, Burlington, Ontario L7N 3N2 | 905-634-4747

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BDFP & Associates LLP

  • 3365 Harvester
  • Suite 110
  • Burlington, ON L7N 3N2
  • Main Number: 905-634-4747
  • Fax: 905-634-5995
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Gerard Dykstra, CPA, CA, B.Comm.

Partner
  • Phone: 905-634-4747 ext. 233
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Gerard Dykstra graduated from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario in 1977 and commenced working in public accounting. Gerard obtained his designation as a chartered accountant in 1981 and has been a partner in predecessor public accounting firms since 1984.

Gerard has been the managing partner of BDFP & Associates LLP since 2006. Gerard provides services to both corporate and personal clients by way of management consulting, preparation of annual financial statements and income tax planning.

Vernon Pinto, CPA, CA, B.A.

Partner
  • Phone: 905-634-4747 ext. 235
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Vernon Pinto graduated from McMaster University in 1976 and worked in Hamilton for a national accounting firm where he obtained his chartered accounting designation in 1979. Vernon worked in Toronto for over 13 years in a multitude of roles as CFO of public and private corporations, in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and as COO of a public corporation. His experience encompassed many industries including plastics manufacturing, carpet manufacturing, metal coating, wholesale operations, marine transportation, real estate, commercial finance, banking and venture investment.

Vernon provides corporate and strategic advisory, mergers and acquisition, corporate planning, financing, audit and annual reporting services to clients. As advisor, Vernon has been involved in successful negotiations for clients on a multitude of projects.

Andrew Bleecker, CPA, CA, B.A.

Partner
  • Phone: 905-634-4747 ext. 232
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Andrew has worked in public accounting in the Burlington area since graduating from the University of Western Ontario in 1988. Obtaining his designation as a chartered accountant in 1991, achieving marks that placed him in the top 10 in Hamilton-Wentworth, Andrew focused his skills in assisting owner-manager entrepreneurs in all facets of their business. A two-year stint as a CFO of a national transportation firm only enhanced the skill set that he can offer.

Andrew provides a broad range of services to corporate and personal clients including management consulting, tax planning, financing, annual financial statements, tax returns and estate planning.

Andrew looks forward to working with you to achieve all your business goals.

Michael von Styp, CPA, CA, M.Acc.

Senior Manager
  • Phone: 905-634-4747 ext. 228
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Michael graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1999. Michael started with the firm shortly after graduating and is now a senior manager. Numerous years of public accounting experience has provided Michael with invaluable experience in a wide range of services including accounting, taxation, auditing and assisting with complex management and business issues. Michael is familiar with diverse types of industries such as manufacturing, scrap steel, construction, rentals, consulting, professionals and not-for-profits.

Michael has always prided himself with being available to his clients, both large and small, to tackle any issues from starting a new small business to aiding larger established organizations.

Michael looks forward to discussing your needs and how our firm can be of service to you.

Deborah Galopoulos, CPA, CGA

Senior Manager
  • Phone: 905-634-4747 ext. 231
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Deborah started her career in finance then moved to industry where she held various accounting positions, which allowed her to gain extensive practical experience before entering into public accounting. While in industry Deborah gained experience with major manufacturers and suppliers to the hair care and beauty industry, chemical manufacturing and supply, real estate, and restaurants.

Deborah entered public accounting in 1998 and completed her Certified General Accountant designation in 2000. This combination of education and experience has been used to provide valuable accounting, audit, tax and controller functions to a diversified clientele base that includes professionals, entrepreneurs, and various large and small businesses. These include businesses operating medical practices, funeral home, distribution and service providers of steel and stainless steel, scrap metal recyclers, and food distribution industry amongst others.

Deborah welcomes the opportunity to discuss your needs and how our firm can be of service to you.

Bartholomew Huizinga, CPA, CA, H.BBA.

Manager
  • Phone: 905-634-4747 ext. 229
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Bartholomew graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2005 with an honours bachelor of business administration degree. Bartholomew spent next two years working in both commercial medicine and food production industries while earning his Certified Management Accountant designation.

Starting 2007 Bartholomew joined BDFP & Associates LLP and earned his Chartered Accountant designation, passing the UFE in 2008. Working in both private industry and public practice, Bartholomew has had the opportunity to be both the auditor and audited, providing for a well-balanced approach to the field.

Cost accounting, financial accounting and auditing, and business consulting are among Bartholomew's core disciplines. 

Bartholomew has a passion for social enterprise development and investment, poverty reduction and community engagement. He is a past Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Stoney Creek and is currently the Chair of Community Service.

Bartholomew looks forward to discussing your needs and how our firm can be of service to you.