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David S. Ponting

Licensed Insolvency Trustee, CPA, CGA, CIRP, LIT
dponting@afarber.com  (905) 641-5785

David S. Ponting is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee with the Insolvency & Restructuring practice of Farber Financial Group.

David practices in the Hamilton/Niagara Region area (Hamilton, Stoney Creek, St. Catharines, Welland, Niagara Falls and Burlington) for the Firm.

His practice focuses on personal, small business and corporate insolvency and restructuring, distressed financial advisory services and corporate consultative advisory services and has been involved on a variety of Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) and (Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act) CCAA engagements.

He joined Farber Financial Group in 2013 and has more than 19 years of experience assisting financially challenged individuals and businesses through both informal insolvency processes and formal insolvency processes under both the BIA and the CCAA. He has experience in a variety of sectors including manufacturing, construction, agriculture, food service, hospitality and retail. David works with under-performing businesses and their stakeholders with a focus to finding mutually beneficial solutions.

In addition to assisting financially troubled businesses, David has extensive experience with consumer debtors. David has been a trusted adviser to individuals in the Niagara Region for more than 16 years assisting them to relieve the pressures related to debt.

David is a regular presenter on insolvency matters. He has presented to Ontario Bar Association as well as several financial institutions, and the Certified General Accountants Association as part of their continued education forums.

David is currently the treasurer of the Welland Outdoor Tennis Club. He has also served as treasurer of the Welland chapter of the Rotary Club of Canada and has an active role in their fundraising efforts. David has also been heavily involved in local youth athletics, coaching several youth teams in various sports. David is married, lives in Welland where he is raising his two young children with his spouse of 18 years.

Education & Professional Qualifications

HBBA, Sir Wilfred Laurier University, 1990

Certified General Accountant (CGA), Certified General Accountants of Ontario, 1994

Certified Professional Accountant (CPA)

Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP), 1999

Licensed Insolvency Trustee, 1999