Nick K. Thomas, CA
Nick joined KPMG in 2000 after spending the first 12 years of his public accounting career with Ernst & Young. Nick is a partner in the Enterprise area in the Windsor office and leads the audit engagement on a wide range of clients from municipalities, hospitals , universities and many large and small private corporations. Nick graduated from the University of Windsor in 1988 with an Honours Degree in Business and obtained his Chartered Accountancy designation in 1989.
Since beginning his career in public accounting, Nick has been actively involved in recruiting and has led the recruiting team for several years at KPMG. In addition, Nick was the Human Resource Lead partner for 2 years and enjoys acting as a mentor to many of the existing and former staff that he has had an opportunity to work with over the years.
Nick is an active participant in KPMG’s community initiatives as he a member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Canadian Mental Health Association-Windsor-Essex Branch. Outside of work, Nick enjoys watching his sons play competitive baseball, enjoys golfing, reading and travelling with his family.
Brandon Goddard, CA
Senior Manager, Audit
Brandon joined the KPMG team as a summer intern in 2001 and started full-time in September 2002 with the Enterprise Audit practice, where he services a wide range of clients in industries such as manufacturing, not for profit, government, and financial services. Brandon graduated from the University of Windsor in 2002 with an Honors B. Comm.
Brandon has been actively involved in recruiting since returning to KPMG in 2011, after spending five years in the Cayman Islands.
Brandon is an active participant in KPMG’s community initiatives through continuing involvement with the Junior Achievement program which he began during his time in the Cayman Islands. Outside of work, Brandon enjoys travelling and spending time with his family.
Talent Attraction Specialist, Regions- East Campus Recruiting
Julia Beniusis joined KPMG and the Talent Attraction team in January 2011, overseeing campus recruitment for the firm’s Regions East offices. Prior to joining KPMG, Julia held recruitment roles at the University of Guelph and, more recently, with the Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. Julia holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Human Resources Management Degree, and is a board member with the Hamilton Chapter of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA).
Outside of work, Julia can be found enjoying her many favourite active pursuits, including running, yoga, snowboarding, and golf.