Madeline Barnes was educated in her field of finance at Ryerson University and York University.
Upon completion of her studies, she entered the work force as a Client Accounting Manager at a prestigious and world renowned Advertising Agency – J. Walter Thompson. There she oversaw major accounts such as Pepsi Cola, Lever Bros. and several others.
Ever ambitious and wishing to expand her field of expertise, she joined the Civil Litigation law firm of Will Davidson LLP in the position of C.F.O and Human Resource Manager. In these positions she used her relevant skills in assisting the partnership in the implementing and maintaining of internal control systems & procedures, budgetary planning & forecasting, operational planning, in addition to overseeing the firm’s staff of 20 lawyers and 44 support staff.
Madeline is passionate about her duties as evidenced by her 25 years with the firm.
She enjoys challenges and constantly strives to keep current in the ever-changing landscape of finance and human resources. To this end, she is a member of numerous industry associations which allow her to liaise with other professionals for the exchange of comparative ideas.
Madeline is highly respected in her field and is a valuable asset to the law firm.