Tag Archives: IPBC

New Director

marilyn-board-memberTelpay is pleased to announce the appointment of Marilyn Benninger as a new Director of the Board. Ms. Benninger is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) providing strategic advisory services to leading software companies whose products serve the needs of small businesses, accountants, and bookkeepers. Previously, she held senior leadership roles at Telpay, MYOB and Sage.

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IPBC Distinguished Service Honoured


Give it up for Marilyn Benninger for being honoured with the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (IPBC) Distinguished Service Award.

For over 20 years, Marilyn Benninger CPA, CGA has been a dynamo in the accounting field. She has a stellar reputation for her ethics, professionalism and outstanding dedication to promoting tools and technology for the accounting field. Her wealth of experience includes public speaking, media relations, project management, strategic planning and not-for-profit organization leadership.

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Spotlight: The Oscars of Bookkeeping


Photo courtesy of International Luca Awards

Roll out the red carpet for Dianne Mueller, who is a Certified Professional Bookkeeper (CPB), a certified Sage 50 consultant and a certified Sage trainer. Dianne has been a strong supporter of Telpay for over 10 years continuously recommending Telpay as an option for her small business clients. Her company, Soma Small Business Solutions, was established in 1997 and is now located on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. Continue reading

Spotlight: May Haak


Meet May Haak, a Telpay ASP Partner located in Burnaby, British Columbia, who has a very interesting career story. After being a bookkeeper for 10 years with the BC Provincial Government, May discovered that she had an affinity for computers. So she went back to school to become a programmer and software developer. Unfortunately when lay-offs hit the public sector, she lost her IT job with the provincial government. Out of work and struggling to find an IT job, May decided that, “if nobody would hire me, I’ll just hire myself.” Continue reading

Golden in the Okanagan


ipbc-blogTelpay is pleased to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2014 Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (IPBC), September 25-27 at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia. This third annual conference brings together bookkeeping and accounting professionals from across Canada. Continue reading

Telpay Sponsors Black Swans

Black Swan Project

Telpay is proud to sponsor Melissa Michalski B.Comm (Hons), CPB and Bea Dabrowski, BA, CPB of the CertPro Accounting Team Inc, who were accepted into the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (IPBC) prestigious Black Swan 2 Project.

Jason Olson, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships stated:

“The Black Swan program is tough to get into.  The application process is extremely competitive and only chooses five Certified Professional Bookkeepers (CPB) per year from across Canada.  Telpay is very proud of Melissa and Bea as the first and only ones from Manitoba.” Continue reading