David D’Cruz is a Partner in the Assurance group at Fuller Landau, having first joined the firm as a co-op student and then going on to become a full-time team member upon graduation. David has worked with clients in a variety of industries, providing assurance services and audit-related tax advice.
Clients describe David as personable, detail-oriented, and hands-on. David also ensures that there is an open and ongoing communication channel with his clients and takes pride in being responsive and adaptable.
At Fuller Landau, David has been a member of the firm’s Management Committee, Assurance Committee, and Process Improvement Committee. He is also the pre-approved program leader for Fuller Landau with CPA Ontario. David also plays an active role in mentoring managers and directors to help guide their professional development.
In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with his family, including going on vacation together, coaching his son’s baseball team, and riding bikes with his son and daughter. He also plays golf, squash, and Fortnite.
Academic Achievements, Memberships and Professional Designations
- Member, Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants
- Bachelor of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (1992)
- “Phantom Stock Plans”, (Raison d’Etre, Spring 2008)
- “Further Down the Road: The IFRS Canadian Experience”, (Practical Accountant, November 2008)
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