Who We Are

Joanne Irons, CPA, CA

Barnhart Asset Management

Compliance Officer & Controller


After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and obtaining her accounting designation through KPMG Joanne spent a decade in the Information Technology staffing sector in various senior financial roles; responsible for the finance and administration functions for operations in both Canada and the United States. In 2001 Joanne joined a public specialist recruitment firm and held the position of Finance Director of its North American operations for twelve years; managing the finance, administration and compliance functions of the company’s North American operations from its inception in Canada through its growth and expansion stages into the United States. Since leaving the recruitment and staffing sector in 2013 Joanne has been providing finance and system consulting services in the staffing, management consulting, transportation, manufacturing and real-estate sectors.

Joanne holds a CPA, CA designation and joined Barnhart in May 2015 providing the Controllership and Compliance functions.