Gary Connolly Crowe BGK

Gary Connolly


340 March Road, Suite 400,

Ottawa, Ontario K2K 2E4,


Gary Connolly, CPA, CA, LPA, BAS began his accounting career in 1978, starting in industry with Cadbury Schweppes Powell in St Catharines. A professional life in Public Accounting began in 1981 articling with a Toronto CA Firm while at the same time completing a university degree at night. Gary received a Bachelor of Administrative Studies degree from York University in 1984 followed by a Chartered Accountant designation in 1985.

He moved to the Ottawa Valley in 1989 with his wife and children to again take a job in industry as Controller. This brought him in close proximity to the Ottawa area and the eventual return to Public Accounting in Kanata. Gary joined Connolly & McNamara in 1990 prior to merging with Crowe BGK in August 2015. He enjoys being a professional advisor to business owners and individuals. His expertise extends to all the services provided by the firm.

Gary has a particular interest in corporate reorganizations, purchase and sale of a business, use of trusts, estate planning, corporate and personal tax planning and succession planning. Gary receives a continuous stream of referrals from clients and business associates. This is testimony to the excellence of his work and to his caring way of listening to clients and meeting their needs.


  • B.A.S. (Accounting), York University, 1984

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, 1985