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Kee, Perry & DeVrieze is a local firm based in St. Thomas.
The partners are R. James Kee, Ann Marie Perry and Laura E. DeVrieze.

The firm had been practised under the name of Kentner, Kelly & Wilson since 1982 followed by Kee, Perry & Lassam in 2006, but existed under various names in the St. Thomas community dating back to the 1950s.

Jim Kee has focused his practice to taxation and related financial matters since becoming a chartered accountant in 1976. He has considerable experience with tax planning and compliance issues for individuals, partnerships, trusts and corporations. Jim has been active for many years in the Chamber of Commerce and other professional and charitable organizations.

Ann Marie Perry is a graduate of Brock University. She joined the firm as a co-op student in 1993, obtained her chartered accountant designation in 1999 and became a partner of the firm in 2004. Ann Marie is the firm’s independence partner and carries responsibility for many of the firm’s major audit and assurance clients including credit unions and not-for-profit organizations, as well as many family owned enterprises. She is active in the community and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Laura DeVrieze graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the co-operative program.  She began her career with Kentner, Kelly & Wilson in 1984 as a co-op student and has remained with the firm except for a brief sojourn into municipal accounting with the City of St. Thomas as Deputy Treasurer.  Laura became a partner in 2014 and is resposible for many of the firm's audits and assurance clients.  Laura is also currently Treasurer for the St. Thomas & Elgin Homebuilders' Association.

A senior certified general accountant, students/technicians and clerical staff round out our team at Kee, Perry & DeVrieze.

We provide professional assurance, taxation and advisory services to business, industry and government. Our clients range from very small entrepreneurs to relatively large manufacturing concerns and not-for-profit organizations. We are sufficiently large and sophisticated to provide the services you need while being small enough to give you personal attention.