Meet The Spergel Team

We’ve helped 55,000 people gain financial freedom for over 30 years

When you first walk through our doors, we make sure you feel a personal connection with us right away. To us, you are not a number or a file – we know you by your first name, and we make sure that you are guided through the entire process by the same person. We get to know you and you get to know us; we offer you as much face-to-face time as you need so that you don’t get lost in the administration loop. We are members of your community and we appreciate that every situation is unique. We understand what you are going through because we see it every single day, and we know that it can happen to anyone.

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Alan Spergel

CPA, CA, FCIRP, CFE, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
President | North York (Head Office) Direct Phone/Fax: (416) 498-4300 Email: aspergel@spergel.ca
As the founder and President of Spergel, Alan’s philosophy is to assist people with sensitive financial problems while treating them with dignity. From the first person he assisted 30 years...
As the founder and President of Spergel, Alan’s philosophy is to assist people with sensitive financial problems while treating them with dignity. From the first person he assisted 30 years ago - to present - Alan has shared this philosophy with his team, creating a caring environment for all. Alan is an industry leader, a past chair of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals and has served on the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Management Board. He actively supports multiple charities ensuring that Spergel gives back to our communities. When not working, he enjoys golf, tennis, skiing and time with his grandchildren.
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Trevor B. Pringle

CFE, CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Practicing in Hamilton and Southwestern Ontario for more than 20 years, Trevor’s corporate and personal insolvency experience has led to quotes and interviews in both TV and print...
Practicing in Hamilton and Southwestern Ontario for more than 20 years, Trevor’s corporate and personal insolvency experience has led to quotes and interviews in both TV and print. Trevor is known for his practical approach, his innovative problem-solving, and his strong belief in providing the best client experience possible.
Trevor’s recent articles and interviews include: “More millennials grappling with high debt loads”
What U.S. Steel Canada’s court protection means
Outside the office, Trevor in the past ran in the 100th Anniversary of the “Around the Bay Road Race” and regularly trail runs in the Dundas Valley.
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Ashvin Sharma

CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Trustee | Brampton, Saskatoon, and Regina Offices Office Phone: (905) 874-4905 Fax: (905) 874-4789 Email: asharma@spergel.ca
Ashvin is passionate about helping people both in and out of his office. As an LIT he oversees Spergel’s Brampton and Saskatchewan offices. He prides himself on creating...
Ashvin is passionate about helping people both in and out of his office. As an LIT he oversees Spergel’s Brampton and Saskatchewan offices. He prides himself on creating an environment where his clients are comfortable and confident about making decisions concerning their debt. In addition to helping people discover debt solutions at the office, outside of work Ashvin serves as a Volunteer Coordinator for “Free-Them”, a Canadian organization committed to raising awareness about human trafficking. When he’ is not helping others at work or in his spare time, he enjoys playing sports and spending time with family and friends.
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Rob Kilner

CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Trustee | Barrie, Newmarket and London Offices Direct Phone: (705) 722-5090 Fax: (705) 722-7184 Email: rkilner@spergel.ca
Rob loves baseball. Growing up he dreamed about becoming a professional baseball player, but as an LIT he gets to knock debt out of the park every day instead of fastballs during baseball...
Rob loves baseball. Growing up he dreamed about becoming a professional baseball player, but as an LIT he gets to knock debt out of the park every day instead of fastballs during baseball season. Rob always goes the extra mile for his clients. His personalized approach to helping you deal with debt will help make your decision much easier. When he’s not batting a thousand at the office, he loves to travel and spend time with his wife and their two dogs. Covering Barrie, Newmarket and London, Rob is also very flexible with his appointment schedule and can meet at your convenience.
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Frank S. Kisluk

BA, CPA, CA, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Trustee | Vaughan Office Direct Phone/Fax: (647) 288-7636 Email: fkisluk@spergel.ca
For over 40 years Frank has helped people overcome debt problems and live better. Frank’s approach to self-improvement via financial empowerment is what Spergel is all about...
For over 40 years Frank has helped people overcome debt problems and live better. Frank’s approach to self-improvement via financial empowerment is what Spergel is all about.
As the LIT for Vaughan, Frank’s specialty is both personal and corporate insolvency. Frank is a subject matter expert in dealing with CRA and tax debt. Frank is also the author of several books on insolvency including: “Taking Control of Your Financial Life, A Guide to Approaching and Resolving Personal Financial Problems”.
Outside the office, according to Frank, he “persists in demonstrating that golf should not be his sport of choice” – at least he keeps trying!
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Jeff Adiken

B. Soc. Sc., CGA, CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Trustee | North York (Head Office), Richmond Hill, and Toronto - Downsview Offices (416) 498-4322 Email: jadiken@spergel.ca
Jeff knows that a little levity when dealing with life changing events can make a big difference. An LIT for more than 18 years, his long-standing team appreciates his talent for using...
Jeff knows that a little levity when dealing with life changing events can make a big difference. An LIT for more than 18 years, his long-standing team appreciates his talent for using humour to put people at ease. In addition to solving your debt problems, Jeff manages operations for all of Spergel’s personal insolvency offices. Jeff helps people like you find debt solutions and discover the path to debt freedom every day. When Jeff isn’t at the office he is happiest spending quality time with his family at home.
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Chris Galea

BBM, CA-CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Trustee | Brampton, Lawrence, Saskatoon, Regina, Milton and Mississauga Offices Direct Phone: (905) 602-4143 Fax: (905) 602-8879 Email: cgalea@spergel.ca
In Spanish, a debt is known as a “deuda”. Chris has been an LIT for over 20 years and he’s well-versed in bankruptcy – but in his spare time he’s just beginning to learn Spanish. Studying a...
In Spanish, a debt is known as a “deuda”. Chris has been an LIT for over 20 years and he’s well-versed in bankruptcy – but in his spare time he’s just beginning to learn Spanish. Studying a new language has taught Chris that learning about bankruptcy can be like learning a new language. Chris takes all the time you need to understand your options so that you can make an informed decision. When he’s not at the office educating people about bankruptcies and consumer proposals, Chris plays pick-up hockey with his friends and spends time with his family.
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Colin Boulton

BBM, CA-CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Getting into debt isn’t a sprint, and Colin understands that. Outside of the office Colin trains and participates in triathlons – he knows the meaning of endurance. He has been helping people...
Getting into debt isn’t a sprint, and Colin understands that. Outside of the office Colin trains and participates in triathlons – he knows the meaning of endurance. He has been helping people like you solve financial problems for over 20 years and he knows your decision is not easy. Managing our eastern offices including Oshawa, Peterborough, Lindsay, Ajax and Scarborough, Colin specializes in both business and personal matters. While it wasn’t a sprint to get into debt, with Colin’s understanding approach, crossing the debt-free finish line will feel like it took no time at all.
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Chad Zizzo

CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Trustee | Toronto - Danforth and Toronto - Downtown Offices Direct Phone: (416) 778-8813 Fax: (416) 778-6016 Email: czizzo@spergel.ca
Your feedback is the fuel that this avid cyclist thrives on. Chad has been connecting with and helping individuals and businesses discover debt-freedom for more than a decade. He prides...
Your feedback is the fuel that this avid cyclist thrives on. Chad has been connecting with and helping individuals and businesses discover debt-freedom for more than a decade. He prides himself on making a difference in the lives of people struggling with debt. In 2016 he was voted as one of the top three Licensed Insolvency Trustees in his region by ThreeBestRated.ca. Helping people become debt-free is an art, but when Chad is not wearing his LIT cap, he enjoys sculpting and painting.
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Gillian Goldblatt

CPA, CA, CIRP, Licensed Insolvency Trustee
Trustee, Principal | North York (Head Office) Direct Phone: (416) 498-4315 Email: ggoldblatt@spergel.ca
Gillian is an understanding and compassionate LIT who will answer all of your bankruptcy and consumer proposal questions. She sits on the Ontario Association of Insolvency & Restructuring...
Gillian is an understanding and compassionate LIT who will answer all of your bankruptcy and consumer proposal questions. She sits on the Ontario Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Practitioners board and promotes financial literacy as a volunteer with CPA Canada’s Community Connect Network . With her wealth of experience helping individuals and businesses get back on track, Gillian is regularly quoted and interviewed in the media:
BNN Interview: “Canadian Seniors Piling on Debt” Globe and Mail article: “Already pinched, many Canadians anxious about higher rates”
When not in the office, Gillian can be found playing tennis, enjoying live music and chairing her children’s school council committee.
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