Upon the 2009 inception of Bateman MacKay LLP, Valerie Burke transitioned from the predecessor firm Bateman MacKay Chartered Accountants. With a wealth of knowledge in the systems and structure of firm operations, Valerie is a strong addition to the administration team. With over 20 years of experience in the financial and accounting sectors, Valerie is well versed in the operational requirements of the firm and is instrumental in maintaining firm infrastructure. Valerie’s role touches on a highly diverse list of responsibilities; from Human Resources, systems integration, IT support, operations management, client/government liaison, and compliance. A graduate of Mohawk College, Valerie possesses a certificate in writing and actively writes technical and non-technical material in both her professional and personal life.
Prior to her joining Bateman Mackay LLP Valerie held a number of administrative positions, beginning her career with CUNA Credit Union, and later as a part of the Canada Trust excutive support team, among various other positions within the CT Financial Services Inc. group.
In her personal time Valerie enjoys exploring small town Ontario, working on home restoration projects, browsing antique markets, and is one of the founding members of the Vermilion writing group.