About UltimQuest

UltimQuest's mission is to provide practical and hands-on training to create ethics and governance champions in the corporate, public, and not-for-profit sectors. Our executive director and lead instructor, Arun Mathur, FCPA, FCA, LPA, has over 35 years of teaching and corporate training experience. UltimQuest is a proudly Canadian company based in Toronto, Canada.

We are on a mission to cultivate ethical leaders in the accounting profession. Explore how we are doing this by providing practical courses, support and resources to CPAs.

Professional Development
Our live and on-demand courses are designed to be highly interactive, engaging and problem-based. We use case studies and real world examples to share our knowledge and experience. Courses can be delivered in-house at organizations or can be arranged by professional associations and societies as part of professional development curriculum.

Keynotes, Panel Discussions and Speeches
UltimQuest is pleased to speak to audiences of any size about our key areas of focus. We can also conduct small group discussions, breakout sessions, and workshops.

Customized Training Solutions
We can customize a workshop or seminar to suit your organization's unique needs. Our areas of expertise include: improving governance, ethics, leadership, workplace culture, internal control, corporate finance, financial management and financial literacy. We will work with you to create a tailored approach that you feel will suit your employees. Training can be provided for businesses and organizations of all sizes, industries, and locations.

Tools and Resources
We are always looking for ways to help our clients take their organizations to the next level. Using the most current and up-to-date research, we strive to develop and share resources that can be applied in organizations immediately.

Some of the organizations we are proud to work with

CPA Alberta
University of Windsor
CPA Canada

Our Instructors

Arun K. Mathur, FCPA, FCA, LPA
Founder and Lead Instructor, UltimQuest Knowledge Inc.

Arun is Partner at Gerald Duthie & Co. LLP, where he provides professional services to a diverse group of clients. Arun is also Owner and Lead Instructor at UltimQuest Knowledge Inc. He has been delivering corporate training on improving governance, ethics, internal control, performance measurement and related topics. He provides live and online training through CPA bodies across Canada and Bermuda. Arun served for several years on the Board for HealthForce Ontario Marketing and Recruitment Agency, and was also Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee there and for the Trillium Gift of Life Network. He has served on the CMA Ontario's Review Committee prior to the merger.

Tony Salgado, CPA, CA, CFP, CLU
President, AMS Wealth Inc.

Tony is a tax & estate accountant and insurance advisor working with family-owned businesses providing estate, insurance and succesion planning solutions and strategies. Tony will provide sophisticated estate & insurance planning alternatives with a focus in helping business owners identify issues and opportunities relating to business succession planning. This approach will help clients through the complexities of wealth transition and tax minimization strategies.

Dr. Marc Hurwitz and Samantha Hurwitz
FliP U Team

What if online learning was even better than in-person? At FliP University, we’ve taken the best of in-person workshops and put it online. Our content is pracademic, whimsical, transformative and thoroughly modern, at the forefront of organizational needs. It is based on research from cognitive neuroscience, creativity, social, organizational and positive psychology, learning theory, and clinical practice. You can have your cake and eat it too! Dr. Marc Hurwitz and Samantha Hurwitz are the co-founders of FliP U and co-authors of Leadership is Half the Story. In addition, we are proud to collaborate with BK Chan and Tim Hurson as adjunct professors of FliP U. Check out all our courses: Be a leader people want to follow, Followership: The F-word that complements leadership,The Neuroscience of Work, Emotional Intelligence, Collaborative Decision Making, Be a Better Ally, and more.

Ian DiNovo, CPA, CGA
Director, Canadian Tax Academy

I am a professional accountant and Director of SBC Knowledge Systems Inc. I have been practicing accounting and offering independent financial and business advice for over 15 years. I am the creator of a number of courses dealing with business, tax and investment matters that are designed to make difficult topics easy to understand for everyone.

Ryan Standil

Ryan Standil leads CPD programs about effective written communication. The goal of the programs is to teach participants how to view their own writing from the perspective of their readers. Before he became a writing instructor, Ryan worked at a law firm in Toronto. Ryan attended Western University, in London, Ontario, where he graduated from the HBA program at the Ivey Business School and the JD program at the Faculty of Law. Today, Ryan delivers presentations at CPA Ontario, the Law Society of Ontario, and individual firms.