Louis Guay Elected President of Canada-Florida Chamber of Commerce
Kaufman Rossin, one of the top 100 CPA and advisory firms in the U.S. and the largest independent accounting firm in Florida, announced that Tax Principal Louis O. Guay, MBA, has been elected as president of the Florida Chapter of the Canada-Florida Chamber of Commerce.
The chamber is a bilateral organization dedicated to cross-border economic success of its members, fostering business between Quebec and Florida. The chamber’s board members are considered “driving agents of North American commerce” and include professionals with diverse backgrounds, such as accounting, law, real estate, and global marketing.
According to Enterprise Florida, the principal economic development organization for Florida, Canada is Florida’s fourth largest international investor and there are currently close to 300 Canadian companies with a presence in Florida.
Kaufman Rossin is a member and supporter of the Canada-Florida Chamber of Commerce and often hosts part of the chamber’s annual trade missions.
“I look forward to working with our new and energized Board of Directors and collaborating closely with our Canadian chapter and its president,” said Guay. “As more entrepreneurs and professionals move to Florida, we are ready to help our members find their way in this rapidly evolving market.”
Guay joined the firm in 2014 and leads the specialized research and development (R&D) tax credit and cost segregation service lines. He works with a variety of clients to generate substantial tax savings, especially in the construction, real estate, technology, manufacturing, and healthcare industries.