Our Staff

Victoria Office

McLean, Lizotte, Wheadon
and Company

Chartered Professional Accountants
Bus: 250-475-3000
Fax: 250-475-2224
Email: #300A - 3060 Cedar Hill Road
Victoria, B.C.
V8T 3J5
Open: Monday - Friday
Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Statutory Holidays

Our Staff

Catherine McLean, CPA, CGA, Partner

Catherine received her CGA designation in 1987. Other than three years at Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), she has spent her career in public practice. Her first (accounting) love is taxes – personal tax, corporate tax and estate tax. Catherine also enjoys working with non-profit organizations.

Frédéric Lizotte, CPA, CGA, Partner

Fred joined the firm in the summer of 1999 as a CGA student and received his designation in 2002. Prior to 1999 he worked as a tax preparer and bookkeeper in the Cowichan Valley. Fred focuses on small businesses, incorporated and unincorporated, and non-profit organizations. His goals are to simplify the complex paperwork and minimize your taxes.

Paula Wheadon, BSc, CPA, CGA, Partner

Paula began working at the firm in 2001 as a CGA student and received her designation in 2005. Paula has been a resident of Salt Spring Island since 1983. Having been self-employed for 20 years before deciding to enter the accounting profession; she is comfortable handling all aspects of your personal and small business planning and tax needs.

Trina B. Lohr, BA, CPA, CGA, Partner

Trina joined our firm in 2015 and brings with her over 20 years of experience in the field of accounting. Born and raised in Victoria, she attended UVic and completed her accounting designation in 2000. Trina’s first (accounting) love is assurance work (audits and reviews) for small to mid-sized non-profit organizations. She takes pride in her ability to make relevant and meaningful suggestions to clients for improving their internal controls and operational efficiencies with consideration to associated client costs and benefits. Trina also enjoys personal and corporate tax.

Terry Will

Terry has been at the heart of the firm since 1995. Terry always has a warm greeting for the clients, be it on the phone or in person. If there is anything you are wondering about, don’t hesitate to bounce it off Terry - there is no such thing as a stupid question! Her knowledge of bookkeeping, payroll and the tax system has made her a very valued employee.

Casey Wheadon

Casey joined the team at MLW in the spring of 2009. An avid outdoorsman, hiker and a life-long resident of Salt Spring Island, Casey is happy to be back on the island after 4 years studying journalism and business at Kwantlen Polytech University on the mainland. He is currently an accounting student, working to attain his CPA designation. Casey enjoys working behind the scenes to support the partners and enhance the service provided to our clients.

Carol Gevers, CPA, CGA

Carol received her CGA designation in 2010 and joined the firm in the Spring of 2014. Carol has worked in many industries, including banking, property management, hospitality and construction, making her knowledge of corporate systems a great asset. From her many years volunteering for non-profits organizations, Carol is also a tremendous asset when working on these types of year ends and other charitable organizations.

Stephen Severn, BA

Stephen joined MLW in the spring of 2016. Born and raised on Salt Spring Island, Stephen loves the island lifestyle as well as getting to know new and old residents. He previously spent four years obtaining his BA in Intercultural Studies at Columbia Bible College in Abbotsford B.C. He then started pursuing the accounting profession, attending classes at the University of the Fraser Valley as well as completing courses online directly through the British Columbia CPA program. He is currently enrolled in the CPA PEP program en route to receiving his CPA designation. Stephen enjoys learning and is encouraged by being able to help others with financial advice.

Jane Lizotte, BA

Jane has worked behind the scenes at MLW Accounting since 2014 and has been full time since 2016. She is a Third Generation Islander, who worked and traveled abroad and moved back to the Island in 2002. Jane attended Camosun College and the University of Victoria and has a BA in Recreation Management. She has also worked in Australia, Alberta, and British Columbia. Jane currently volunteers with Ground Search and Rescue, coaching junior sports as well as Girl Guides of Canada and she always enjoys working with people

Alec Lohr

Alec joined MLW in 2018. After completing a year of engineering studies at UVic, he transferred to Camosun College and is currently working towards completing a BBA accounting major prior to entering the CPA program. Alec brings with him 3 years of bookkeeping and tax return experience. Victoria born and raised, Alec’s hobbies include playing hockey and trampoline.

Jing Liu, BSc, PDD

Jing emigrated from China in 2003 to study at the University of Victoria. She completed a degree in statistics while working as an administrative assistant for 4 years. With a passion for math and numbers, Jing returned to school to complete a Post Degree Diploma in Accounting from Camosun College. Jing joined the firm in 2018 and is currently pursuing the completion of the CPA program. Jing’s hobbies include reading books and jogging.


Salt Spring Office

McLean, Lizotte, Wheadon
and Company

Chartered Professional Accountants
Bus: 250-537-9742
Fax: 250-537-9742
Email: 340 Lower Ganges Road
Salt Spring Island, B.C.
V8K 2V3
Open: Monday - Friday
Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Statutory Holidays

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