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Board of Directors and Senior Team

Eric Saumure (Ontario)

Eric is a distinguished Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in Ontario, known for his entrepreneurial spirit and leadership in founding Zenbooks, a modern, award-winning accounting firm employing 15-20 professionals. Under his guidance, Zenbooks has garnered numerous accolades for its exceptional service, community engagement, and vibrant work culture, recently earning recognition as one of Ottawa’s fastest-growing companies by the Ottawa Business Journal.

With a rich background that includes stints at KPMG, along with roles in both private industry and public service, Eric now lends his expertise to C-suite executives, non-profit leaders, and business owners. His advice spans a broad range of business finance areas, including succession planning, restructuring, process improvement, and the management of remote teams. Eric is particularly noted for his passionate advocacy on behalf of Canadian small businesses.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Eric is deeply involved in the community, his journey with Cystic Fibrosis Canada started in the Ottawa Chapter, where in 2014 he was appointed as the Chapter Development Coordinator. This commitment was inspired after learning of his wife’s cystic fibrosis. In his personal life, Eric is a devoted husband and father, eagerly navigating the joys of parenthood with his newborn son. He also enjoys sailing and tennis in the summertime.