Federica Nazzani, FCPA, FCA, FCBV, CFF
Federica Nazzani is the founder and President of Capital Assist (Valuation) Inc. She is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant, Fellow Chartered Business Valuator and Certified in Financial Forensics. She received the coveted Fellowship designations from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators in recognition of her outstanding career achievements and leadership contributions to the community and the profession.
Federica has practiced in the area of business valuations, damages quantification and corporate finance since 1994 and was formerly at a major international accounting firm and boutique practice in Toronto, Ontario prior to establishing CAV. Federica most recently served in an Executive capacity as the President & CEO of the Windsor International Airport, where she was instrumental in turning-around the Airport operations to achieve profitability, stability and diversification. Her background both in the private and public sectors as a Senior Executive and leader has allowed her to gain valuable experience in strategic & business development, finance, government relations, operational performance and corporate governance.
Federica currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, Windsor Club and Art Gallery of Windsor. She is also an active member of Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Small Medium-Sized Enterprises Task Force, Windsor Cancer Research Group Strategic Partnership Committee, and as a volunteer Mentor at WEtech Alliance. Previously she held various positions on the Boards of Canadian Airports Council, Windsor Family Credit Union, Enwin Energy, Windsor Utilities Commission, Windsor Regional Chamber of Chamber and the Women’s Economic Forum.
Federica has received a number of prestigious awards and nominations in recognition of her high quality of customer service and success in her profession, including the CICBV Fellowship Award (2016), Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Fellowship Award (2013), Windsor Flying Club President’s Award (2012), University of Waterloo School of Accounting and Finance Fellowship Honouree (2009), nominee for 2010 Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award, nominee for 2010 Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 – Women’s Executive Network and nominee for the 2008 ATHENA Award. Federica was named The Professional of the Year by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2015 and the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association in 2017 being the only woman FCPA and FCBV in their history.
Federica holds a Master of Accounting and an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo.
Sabrina Nazzani, CPA, CA
Sabrina Nazzani is a Principal at Capital Assist (Valuation) Inc. Sabrina leads the business advisory services, offering financial expertise to strengthen and improve on client’s financial reporting and performance.
Prior to joining CAV, Sabrina worked for 12 years with Onex (TSX: OCX), one of Canada’s oldest and most successful private equity firms, where she was appointed Director of Finance in January 2009. Prior to this appointment, Sabrina was Manager of Finance for Onex since July 1999. In her years with Onex, Sabrina was primarily involved in the financial reporting to the Limited Partners of certain Onex Partners and ONCAP private equity funds, which included preparation of U.S. and Canadian GAAP financial statements. She was also involved in supporting the investment teams on transactions, including all transaction-related securities filings. In addition, Sabrina was actively involved in many areas of reporting for Onex Corporation (TSX: OCX), such as investor relations, the Corporation’s quarterly and annual management’s discussion and analysis, annual budgeting, and monthly forecasting, and quarterly assessment of internal controls. Prior to joining Onex, Sabrina worked with a multi-national accounting firm and major Canadian Bank in Toronto.
Sabrina is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Master of Accounting and an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo.
Aaron Mailloux, BComm, MBA
Aaron Mailloux is an Associate at Capital Assist (Valuation) Inc., providing support for financial models, valuation projections, and research initiatives. Prior to joining the CAV team in 2017, Aaron spent more than three years in the fund administration industry, providing investment accounting services to hedge funds exceeding $3 billion in Assets Under Management.
Aaron has been heavily involved in several organizations that support entrepreneurial innovation in the Windsor-Essex region. He held the role of President of Enactus Windsor, where he led this organization to become one of the top five Enactus teams in Canada, quadrupling its membership and doubling the project roster. Aaron was also involved at the EPICentre at the University of Windsor, where he worked with small local businesses to support their marketing endeavours. During this time, he developed a passion to see startups and small businesses impact their local community through job creation and wealth generation. Over the past five years, Aaron acted as co-facilitator for TestDRIVE; an initiative by AUTO21 to encourage technological innovation in the automotive sector.
Aaron is a graduate of the University of Windsor, earning a Bachelors of Commerce (Finance) and a Masters of Business Administration focused on Entrepreneurship. He has passed all three levels of the CFA Institute Program and is also currently pursuing the CBV designation.
Jennifer Lang is responsible for the overall coordination and administration of the firm’s operations. Her professional career spans 10+ years’ experience in the areas of administration, contact management, event coordinating, customer relations, board administration, website development, IT support and marketing. Most recently, Jennifer spearheaded the rebranding and redevelopment of the corporate website for the Windsor International Airport and managed large scale events effectively and efficiently. Having held positions in the dental, aviation and consulting fields, Jennifer is able to tailor her skills to meet the needs of various clients.
Jennifer graduated from St. Clair College with a diploma in dental assisting and worked as a treatment coordinator in both general dentistry and orthodontic specialty practices. Her acquired skills in these roles have served her well in all aspects of her evolving career to date.
In addition to her duties at CAV, Jennifer has been active in business organizations in her community. She was an Ambassador for the Business Network International for South Western Ontario and was President of a local chapter in Windsor. She served on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Economic Forum and is a current member of The Core Business Networking Group. She also volunteered her time to help administrate the Kids with Cancer Take Flight event at the Windsor International Airport.
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