Tyler Dougan - CPA, CA, CPA (IL) Principal

Meet Tyler. The heart & soul of the Get Up & Grow team, his vast experience as both business owner and consultant has earned him a reputation as a solutions oriented, dependable and trusted advisor. With expertise in everything from the board room to tax code, Tyler’s unique skill set focuses on process improvement, corporate restructuring, financing, identifying and eliminating bottlenecks, business start-ups and purchase and sale transactions. He is also a master at US and Canadian tax planning and compliance, with an easy east coast charm that can disarm the most rigid of bank managers. Away from the office you will find Tyler in Halifax, playing and watching sports of all kinds, travelling and enjoying time with his wife and three young children.

Rina Sharma - CPA, CMA - Senior Account Manager

Financial analysts are rarely this cool. Armed with more than two decades of experience, Rina sees the big picture while simultaneously understanding the importance of small details that could make – or break – your financial success. A problem-solver, who just happens to be a whiz with numbers, she partners seamlessly with cross-functional teams to develop reporting, forecasts, budgets and compensation plans, etc that make your business hum. When she’s not burning up Excel, you find her planning new travel destinations.

Nicole Romano - CPA, CGA Senior Account Manager

Nicole is a passionate, strategic, business savvy individual who loves numbers and process-driven accounting. Throughout her career, she has played a vital role in the setup and turnaround of a myriad of financial departments. Her high-energy, proven accounting playbooks, commitment to consistent, successful delivery and hands-on approach to team management make her an invaluable asset to any business.  A Chartered Professional Accountant, she lives and plays in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Carolyn Dougan - Client Services Manager

Carolyn has found her path to her current role through a unique path of education and experience. Her post secondary education started at the University of Prince Edward Island, where she earned a BSc.N. and completed her certification as a Registered Nurse. She worked at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Hospital focusing on various areas including oncology, orthopaedics, cardiac care and rehabilitation. She found her way to Dalhousie University where completed her MSc in Human Communication Disorders and became a certified  Speech-Language Pathologist. She worked in this field for many years serving school-aged children with the Halifax Regional School Board. After working in this field for many years and having three young children, Carolyn completed training in bookkeeping and joined the accounting team at Get Up & Grow. This varied background has given Carolyn the unique experience of being able to manage business, children and personal life.

Diane Morch - Account Manager