Jean-Guy Talbot, FCPA, FCGA
RêveNew Practice Management and Talbot & Associates
Founder & CEO
Jean-Guy believes that happiness is a choice you make every morning. Passionate about sharing his knowledge and experience with others, he has celebrated success and has overcome challenges since founding Talbot & Associates in 1987. Growing the practice from a one-person operation in his basement to over 50 staff in seven locations across Manitoba, he has devoted a tremendous amount of time and energy to research the secrets of operating a better practice.
Mentoring others on the path of success by applying real, practical methods tested by experience lead to him establish RêveNew Practice Management to help practitioners reach new levels of profit they never thought possible.
Evident in his dynamic and entertaining seminars, Jean-Guy is eager to share what he’s learned and provide attendees with the kind of insight that allows them to run a better, less stressful, and more profitable practice.
This year, Jean-Guy Talbot FCPA, FCGA, is launching a YouTube channel dedicated to building a community around public practice management. Join the tribe as each week he shares actionable knowledge and advice to run a healthier and more profitable accounting or bookkeeping firm.
Executive Assistant in Charge of Operations
Watching Natalie in action is like taking in a one-woman Cirque Du Soleil show. This firecracker can do anything and does it with style, wowing staff and clients with her precise attention to detail and project management skills. Natalie started her career working as a Health Care Aide. After working at the University of Manitoba, she came to T&A in 2015.
Chief Operations Officer
Picture this: a highly caffeinated squirrel that does pretty well for itself as an air traffic controller- and that’s Kayla in a nutshell! Between fielding client care and file administration, she can be found anywhere between the office and various RPM trade shows across Canada throughout the year. Kayla joined T&A and RPM in early 2016 bringing with her stellar attention to detail and passion for writing. In 2012, she completed the Bachelor of Arts program at the University of Manitoba, majoring in Psychology. In 2015, she received her Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker designation.
Director of Marketing
Remy sees things as they could be- not as they used to be! A 20/20 marketing visionary, Remy has over 15 years of experience working at the advertising firm Publicis Worldwide, based in Paris, France. He believes that good marketing must be smart, beautiful and put the customer in a good mood. His natural innovation, artistic flare and good natured, ‘get it done’ attitude makes him a triple threat in the lively ring of the marketing world. We dare you to scroll past or glance away from any of his masterfully crafted media.
Director of Communications
Born and raised in the South of Italy, Angelica is bilingual, though she tries to pass as trilingual to impress her Francophone coworkers. Her passion for writing and design brought her to Toronto where she studied Professional Communication. Her education prepared her for her dynamic role as Marketing and Administrative assistant at RPM. Equally right and left brained, she enjoys expressing her creativity by creating content, and helps keep the team on track with her organization and time-management skills.
Pierre Normandeau, H. B. Com., CPA, CGA
When you first meet Pierre, it’s impossible not to be moved by his level of empathy; his ability to put himself in other people’s shoes and understand their needs and desires. His passion for connecting with people is evident and providing positive, life-impacting solutions is what he finds most rewarding. Pierre has been with T&A since 2002 and after obtaining his CGA designation, he became one of T&A’s partners and the manager of the St. Boniface office. Over the years, his various roles have allowed him to experience pains and frustrations but also the rewards of running an accounting practice. He continues to learn everyday and loves to share his experiences with other practitioners.
Management Report Analyst
We don’t presume to know his secrets, but Rich is able to pull virtually any report from the middle of an ocean of data. Rumor is, he’s able to speak the language of the computers and is a fully qualified computer wizard. Rich has been an irreplaceable member of the T&A family since 2011, flexing his skills as the IT Manager and support to the AG Team and in tax file preparation. He is a quick study and is constantly striving to improve himself each day.