Our Team

Staff and Associates

Kelsey Shiloff SAA CPA North Battleford

Kelsey Shiloff

B Comm, MPAcc, CPA, CA*

Kelsey graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2001, completed the Masters of Professional Accounting Program in 2002 and received her Chartered Accountant designation in 2004. She grew up on a grain farm in Saskatchewan and after moving to Alberta for a number of years, she and her family moved back to Saskatchewan and have called the Battlefords home for the last 9 years.

With over 20 years of professional experience in public practice, she has a wide range of experience providing tax, accounting, and assurance advice and services to both large and small businesses in a wide variety of industries, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. Her desire to continually expand her knowledge and understand clients’ businesses and goals enables her to provide sound advice tailored to each company or individual’s needs.

Outside of work she has presented to organizations on accounting related topics and marked cases for students as they prepared to write their CPA exam. Kelsey enjoys spending time with her family and friends travelling, participating in various sports, spending time at the lake in the summer camping, boating, & enjoying various water sports, and going snowmobiling in the winter. She is also actively involved in the local skating club, serving on the board for a number of years.

Beverly Allison SAA CPA North Battleford

Beverly Allison


Beverly was raised on a farm in the North Battleford area. A farm girl at heart she possesses strong family values, strong work ethic and a love for her community.
Beverly completed her accounting diploma in 1999. In September, 1999 she joined Downie Johnson Svenkeson in North Battleford and obtained her CMA designation in 2004.
With over 20 years experience serving clients in the Battlefords and surrounding area, Beverly enjoys working with clients from a wide array of industries.

Proud recipient of the 2021 Battlefords Best of the Best…Best Accountant Award, Beverly prides herself on being able provide personalized accounting and tax advisory services and takes the time to make her clients needs heard and to meet their deadlines consistently.

When not at the office Beverly enjoys family time with her husband Peter and three daughters. The Allison family enjoys camping, spending time with friends and family and time at home.

Barry Svenkeson SAA CPA North Battleford

Barry Svenkeson

B Comm, CPA, CA*

Barry was born and raised on a farm north of Weldon, graduating from the Birch Hills high school in June 1980. He attended the University of Saskatchewan obtaining his Bachelor of Commerce in April 1984.

He articled with a national CA firm in Prince Albert where he obtained his CA designation in December 1985. In the fall of 1987, he became the Director of Finance for Northern Housing Development (1967) Ltd., the operator of two nursing homes for a year. During this time he obtained his Certificate in Health Care Administration from the University of Saskatchewan.
In October 1988, Barry and his wife Donna moved to North Battleford for him to join Beggs Downie Meena Johnson Gress as a staff CA and a year later as a partner. In December of 1994, Barry, Donna and their three children moved to Meadow Lake to manage the firm’s new office there. While in Meadow Lake, Barry served time as treasurer for the local golf club, board trustee with the school division, board member of the Kinsmen Foundation and was awarded as a Kinsmen life member. With a business partner’s forthcoming retirement, the decision was made to sell the Meadow Lake practice to our staff CA there and move back to the Battlefords in August 2008.

In December 2013, Barry withdrew as a partner to focus on a second career as the controller for the Kuzmicz family group of companies in Emerald Park.

In September of 2020, the opportunity came to form a partnership with two young ladies and here we have Shiloff Allison + Associates.
Barry’s spare time is spent with his family including the three grandchildren and enjoying (or frustration with) the game of golf.

* denotes a professional corporation