2010, Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award by CBDC Pésinsule acadienne, and other awards
Wanita McGraw, Partner, Benoit McGraw & Paulin– Chartered Accountants
Mrs. McGraw has obtained a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from l’Université de Moncton in 1997 and earned her Chartered Accountant designation in 1999, winning the bronze medal.
She is now a partner in a chartered accountants’ firm in Tracadie-Sheila composed of 18 people and totalling 35 years’ experience.
She is currently sitting on the New Brunswick Energy and Utilities Board and l’Office de stabilisation de la Fédération des caisses populaires acadiennes. She is also a member of the Selection Committee for the FCAs of the New Brunswick Institute of Chartered Accountants and of the Development Committee of the NB Tax Credit Program. She is very active in her community by sitting on numerous committees. She has also given classes to students enrolled in the Chartered Accountants’ Program and to students at the Université de Moncton.
She has received the Alumna of the Year Award in 2007 from the Faculté d’administration de l’Université de Moncton and was designated one of the 6 most influential women in NB in 2010.
She gives lectures on a regular basis to business people and to youths.
She is the proud mother of a 4-year old boy, Dominic, and of a 22-month old toddler, Phillipe.