Larry Frostiak

Focus: Corporate Wealth Management

Larry is a founding partner of Frostiak & Leslie Chartered Accountants Inc. The firm focuses primarily on successful privately owned and family controlled businesses and high net worth individuals. Larry provides tax and business advisory services, including trust and estate planning in the overall global wealth management concept.

Larry has an established reputation as a tax specialist – having lectured on trust, estate and corporate business planning topics across Canada for the CA Institute, STEP and Knowledge Bureau as part of the Distinguished Advisor Workshops. He was elected to the worldwide council of STEP and served as worldwide treasurer from 2005-2011 inclusive. He was elected as a member of the Council of the Manitoba Institute of Chartered Accountants (2006-2012), and an elected Board member on the Manitoba Institute of Chartered Accountants Foundation. Larry currently serves as the Chair of the Institute of Manitoba of Chartered Accountants Taxation Committee.

He has authored two books: Taxation of Trusts and Estates – A Practitioner’s Guide 2014 / Poyser, Frostiak, Chow, published by Thomson Reuters 2013 and Master Your Investment in the Family Business / Frostiak, Bartman, Published by Knowledge Bureau. He has also led numerous workshops and conferences including STEP Canada, Prairie Provinces Tax Conference, Winnipeg Estate Planning Council, Law Society of Manitoba, Knowledge Bureau’s Distinguished Advisor Conference and has instructed at CICA In Depth Tax Courses.

Larry was elected as a Fellow of the Manitoba Institute of Chartered Accountants (September 2005) and received the STEP Volunteer of the Year Award (2005). He is a Past Board member of PTE (Prairie Theatre Exchange), Past Chair of the Federal Finance Committee, Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, STEP Worldwide Council and University of Winnipeg Foundation tax advisory committee . Larry was just recently awarded the STEP Founder Award for his contributions to the Society.