Leadership Group

W. Martin Barry, CAW. Martin Barry, CA

Marty graduated from the University of Calgary in 1979 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He commenced his articles with a national accounting firm before qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1982. Marty joined Buchanan Barry LLP in 1985, entered the Leadership Group as Partner in 1993 and was appointed Managing Partner in 2013. Marty is responsible for providing audit and assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services to clients in a wide variety of industries. Marty’s practice focuses particularly on owner-managed private businesses and burgeoning public companies.

Email Marty at marty.barry@buchananbarry.ca


Tammy R. Lemmon, CATammy R. Lemmon, CA

Tammy graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1996. She qualified as a chartered accountant in 1999 and completed the CICA In-depth Tax program in 2002.  Tammy joined Buchanan Barry LLP in 1996 and the Leadership Group as Partner in 2007.  Tammy provides audit and assurance, accounting, tax and advisory services for a wide range of private and non-profit organizations.

Email Tammy at tammy.lemmon@buchananbarry.ca


Benjamin W.A. Spademan, CABenjamin W.A. Spademan, CA

Ben graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1999 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and began employment with Buchanan Barry LLP that same year.  He successfully wrote the 2000 UFE and obtained his chartered accountant designation in 2002, completed the CICA In-Depth Tax program in 2003 and completed the CICA In-Depth GAAP program in 2007.  Ben joined the Leadership Group as Partner in 2008.    Ben’s primary focus is working with owner-managed businesses by providing assurance and non-assurance services to owner-managed businesses, working closely with them to run their businesses effectively. Ben also has audit experience including public and private companies as well as not-for-profit organizations.

Email Ben at ben.spademan@buchananbarry.ca


Mark R. Rintoul, MBA, LL.MMark R. Rintoul, MBA, LL.M

Mark has a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master of Laws (LL.M) in taxation, both from the Université de Montréal. Prior to joining Buchanan Barry in 2007, Mark practiced taxation with two national accounting firms. Mark joined the Leadership Group as Partner* in 2011. Mark is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and leads the firm’s tax practice.

Email Mark at mark.rintoul@buchananbarry.ca

(*Mark R. Rintoul is a Director of The Tax Advisory Board Corporation, a member-partner of Buchanan Barry Tax Advisory Services Partnership.)


Rick Laycock, CARick Laycock, CA

Rick began his career in 1992 with an international CA firm as an articling student shortly after graduating from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1995 and joined Buchanan Barry LLP in the following year as a Manager until 2001. Rick returned to Buchanan Barry after a 13 year stint with another Calgary mid-sized accounting firm, joining the Leadership Group as Partner in 2014. Rick has more than 20 years of progressive experience. His primary focus is working with owner-managed businesses by providing assurance and non-assurance services, assisting with corporate compliance and tax planning. Rick also has audit experience including private companies and not-for-profit organizations.

Email Rick at rick.laycock@buchananbarry.ca



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