Licensed Paralegal / Comptroller
Adriana Dong was born in Tianjin, China. Tianjin as a major seaport and gateway to Beijing is one of the four national central cities of China, with a total population of over 15 million.
While in China, Adriana attended Tsing Hua University, one of the two top universities in China. It is considered as the Chinese equivalent to M.I.T.
Adriana received a five-year Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis at Tsing Hua University. Upon graduation, Adriana worked at various Import & Export Textile/Garment companies. Adriana immigrated to Canada in the year 2001 and was employed by the Hudson’s Bay Company as a Global Sourcing and Production Manager–Ladies Wear. Later Adriana received the CSI Canadian Securities Course certificate by successfully completing the Canadian Securities Course – specified for professional investment.
Adriana later obtained her paralegal diploma at Sir Sandford Fleming College with an overall 4.0 GPA. While taking the paralegal program, Adriana received the Emond Montgomery Publications Award presented for academic achievement on completion of the first year of the paralegal program as a top student. Upon graduating from Fleming College, Adriana was on the President’s Honour Roll as the top graduate in the paralegal program.
Adriana works at Aitken Robertson as a Comptroller, supervising the quality of accounting and financial reporting of the firm. Adriana is also heavily involved with our customized software development and implementation.
Adriana has a good sense of customer service, excellent problem solving skills, and excellent planning, organizational & competencies together with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively to meet tough deadlines. Adriana volunteered to work as a Treasurer for the Peterborough Rugby Club for over 5 years, prepared the annual budgets and maintained the club’s accounts in surplus.
Adriana likes to travel and to watch spy movies. Adriana is also very good at finding info from Google. Some of Adriana’s favourite movies include the Jason Bourne series. Adriana has been to almost every place Jason Bourne has been. Adriana’s husband Richard hopes that Jason never visits Mars!
Adriana is a very good cook. As per our office staff, Adriana’s pizza tastes even better than local Italian restaurants’. This maybe because Adriana applies her chemistry lab skills in cooking!