Barry Hawn

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About Barry

Barry began his career as an auditor in the assurance practice of Ernst & Young LLP in London, Ontario.  After leaving E&Y Barry joined the Federal Government of Canada within the Forensic Accounting Management Group and specialized in criminal forensic accounting.  For 13 years Barry provided independent expert witness evidence in cases involving Fraud, Money Laundering, Proceeds of Crime, Terrorist Financing, Smuggling, Bribery & Corruption, Illegal Gaming, and Homicide. 

Barry began teaching on a part time basis in 2002, and throughout the past 17 years has taught a variety of courses.  For the past 11 years Barry has specialized in training CPA Students how to successfully prepare for, and pass, the CPA professional entrance exam known as the Common Final Exam (CFE).  Barry continues to provide this training to Western students through the Graduate Diploma in Accounting Program (GDIP).

Barry is also extremely passionate about personal finance and is thrilled to offer MOS 2277 every year.