Our Team

Howard Lerner,



With over thirty years with SMEs’ and entrepreneurs, Howard has become a key resource to many clients as they lead their business through growth and expansion. As a qualified CPA, CA in both England and Canada, he brings international reach to SBLR, representing foreign companies with business interests in Canada.

Howard works closely with entrepreneurs becoming a key resource as they lead their business from start-up through growth and expansion. In addition to providing exceptional service, Howard has a passion for helping clients achieve wealth preservation, business growth, tax minimization, and asset protection.

He also specializes in identifying eligibility and claiming special tax credits, such as Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED).

With a particular proficiency in high-tech businesses, construction companies, renewable energy, and some of Ontario’s top professional firms, Howard’s clients benefit from his in-depth range of expertise.

When Howard is not in the office, you can find him outdoors enjoying long bike rides or raising money for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.


  • London School of Accountancy

Associations / Distinctions

  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario)

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

  • TechConnex