Our Team

Licensed Insolvency Trustees

 

Leigh Taylor, Licensed Insolvency Trustee LEIGH C. TAYLOR, B.A., CPA, C.I.R.P.

Leigh has been working in the bankruptcy and insolvency field since 1975. He is a graduate of the University of Manitoba. Leigh began his career as an Official Receiver with the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. He is a Certified Professional Accountant, and he attained his license as a Licensed Insolvency Trustee in 1980.

Leigh has been a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP) since its inception. He is a Past President of several organization, including the Manitoba Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (MAIRP), the Armstrong Point’s Association, and the Manitoba Opera. In addition, he has served for numerous years in leadership roles in Winnipeg churches.

 

Jillian Taylor-Mancusi, Licensed Insolvency TrusteeJILLIAN TAYLOR-MANCUSI, B.A., C.I.R.P

Jillian has worked in the bankruptcy and insolvency field since 1992. She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba. She received her Insolvency Counselor’s Qualification Certificate from Ryerson Polytechnic University in 1998, and in 2007 she attained her license as a Licensed Insolvency Trustee.  Jillian is member of the the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP). She is Past President of the Manitoba Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (MAIRP).

Jillian has held positions on the Armstrong Point Association, Executive of her local EDA Riding Association, Manitoba Highland Dance Association, and the Continuing Education Committee of CAIRP.  Previously, Jillian was the Treasurer for the Parent Association at her daughter’s school. Currently, Jillian serves as the Vice Chair for Dressage Winnipeg.

 

Bonnie HooleyBONNIE HOOLEY, B.S.W., C.I.R.P.

Bonnie has worked in the bankruptcy and insolvency field since 1980.  She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, with a degree in Social Work. In 1999 she attained her license as a Licensed Insolvency Trustee. Bonnie has her Foundation Studies in Accounting from the Certified General Accountants (CGA). She is a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP) and Past President of the Manitoba Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (MAIRP).

Bonnie has served on various boards within her community. Her hobby is quilting, her passion is Christ.

 

Estate Managers

 

Jasmine BegaiJASMINE BEGAI

Jasmine has worked in the insolvency field since 2015. She is attending studies at Red River College to excel and gain more knowledge for her career for LCTaylor.  Some of her hobbies include travel, cooking, and spending time with family.

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CASSIE (SNEZANA) CUPIC

Cassie has worked in the bankruptcy and insolvency field since 2009.  She earned her Insolvency Counselor’s Qualification Certificate in 2010 and currently specializes in Consumer Proposals.  Cassie is fluent in English and Croatian. Her hobbies include travel and spending time with friends and family.

 

Beverly De'atheBEVERLEY DE’ATHE

Beverley has worked in the bankruptcy and insolvency field since 1992. She is a graduate of Brandon University. She received her Insolvency Counselor’s Qualification Certificate from the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP) in 1997.

Beverley served as the Director of Music of Holy Trinity Anglican Church for 26 years. She is the former Executive Director of the Tiger Hills Arts Association and of the Manitoba Association of Community Arts Councils.  She is a Past President of the Manitoba Choral Association, the Central Manitoba Choral Association, and the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts. She has served as a volunteer board member with a wide variety of other community non-profit organizations.

Currently, Beverley serves on the Misericordia Health Centre Foundation Board, where she chairs the Fund Development Committee, and she has recently joined the Board of the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

 

Jayne DrulJAYNE DRUL

Jayne has worked in the bankruptcy and insolvency field since 2001.  She received her Insolvency Counselor’s Qualification Certificate in 2008.  Jayne has a certificate in Human Resource Management and Management Development from Red River College.

Jayne is an active member of her community. She serves on the Board of Directors for M.E.S.A Inc., and is Vice-President and Treasurer of the Sopilka Ukrainian Dance School.

 

Ellen HeronELLEN HERON

Ellen has worked in the bankruptcy and insolvency field since 2014.  She earned her Insolvency Counselor’s Qualification Certificate in 2016.

Ellen is a graduate of the Business Administration program at Red River College, majoring in accounting. She participated in the RRC Business Administration New Student Mentorship Program assisting first-year students as they adjust to college life. She also took part in the RRC Cultural and Language Mentorship Program; partnering with an international student to enhance their college experience and to develop intercultural communication skills.

She strives to provide a positive experience for every person she meets with.

 

Sel MancusiSEL MANCUSI

Sel has worked in the bankruptcy and insolvency field since 2002. He received his Insolvency Counsellor’s Qualification Certificate in 2008. He began his career in the area of income tax and office management.

Previously Sel has served as a volunteer leader of both the Alpha and the Alpha Marriage Course. As well, he has served on the Vestry of his Church. Sel is an avid sports fan who enjoys playing sports as well as being a spectator.

 

Karen MearonKAREN MEARON

Karen has worked in the bankruptcy and insolvency field for 20 years. She graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 1990, and from Success/Angus Business College in 1993. Karen received her Insolvency Counsellor’s Qualification Certificate in 2001.

Karen is a long-time volunteer with Prairie Theatre Exchange.

 

YELENA RIAZANSKI

Yelena has worked in the insolvency field since 2014. She coaches competitive gymnastics at the local gymnastics club. She has also volunteered with various community children’s programs. Yelena is currently enrolled at Red River College.  In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and spending time outdoors. Yelena has lived and worked abroad and is fluent in English, Russian and Hebrew.

 

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Insolvency Technicians

ELSA CHU

Elsa has worked in the insolvency field since 2016. She has extensive customer service experience. She enjoys travelling, having travelled to Asia and Europe. Elsa loves to spend time with family and friends, and to be outdoors, especially with her dog. Elsa is fluent in English and Cantonese.

 

Kate FrostKATE FROST 

Kate has a diploma in Accounting and Payroll Administration. She has an extensive customer service background and currently works in the Tax department at LCTaylor. She spends her spare time reading, cooking, enjoying the outdoors and being with friends and family. 

 

Brianna IliopoulosBRIANNA ILIOPOULOS  

Briana has worked in the insolvency field since 2018. She was a competitive gymnast for 9 years and now coaches at a local gymnastics club. She is bilingual in French. During her spare time she enjoys travelling, spending time with her family and friends. 

 

 

Sabrina SartorSABRINA SARTOR

Sabrina has been working the then bankruptcy and insolvency field since 2014. She currently heads up the LCTaylor tax department. Her hobbies include watching sports and reading. Sabrina enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

 

 

Nicole CaldwellNICOLE  SCHAAK

Nicole has worked in the insolvency field since 2012. She earned her Insolvency Counselor’s Qualification Certificate in 2015.  She has a Health Care Aid Degree and a Legal Administration Diploma. She currently works part-time in the health care field.  Nicole is married and has a very active son.

 

 

Katherine StewartKATHERINE STEWART

Katherine has worked in the insolvency field since 2008.  She earned her Insolvency Counselor’s Qualification Certificate in 2010. Her passion is music and her hobbies include attending live musical performances, reading and spending time with her amazing daughter.

 

 

Larry Strachan

LARRY STRACHAN

 Larry has worked in the bankruptcy and insolvency field since 2005.  He earned a Masters of Music Degree in Conducting from the Shenandoah Conservatory in Virginia. He is the founder of Chamber Orchestra Without Borders Inc. and has conducted orchestras from coast to coast. He is married with two sons.

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