Why Hire Us?

The Company


The company was started in early 1997 as a result of moving to Orillia, and using the opportunity to change not just a business, but a lifestyle.

Renewed Business Strategies – the name says it all. Working with and coaching business owners to focus and think in new ways to make their business more understandable, more profitable and more manageable using improved information systems.

The Owner – Peggy Crawford, CPA, CMA, CPM


 Peggy is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 30 years of experience in business and computers. During that time she has worked in a wide range of business environments including distribution, service, manufacturing and public accounting. Her immediate focus is to work with you to set up your business books to meet both financial and management reporting needs. 

Intuit Canada – QuickBooks Accounting Software
  • Certified Consultant since 1997 – QuickBooks Desktop & QuickBooks Online
  • Intuit Regional Trainer for Ontario 2006-2009
  • Intuit Voice Of Advisor Council member 2005-2010
  • QuickBooks Beta Tester since 2007
Sage Software – Sage 50 Accounting Software
  • Sage 50 (Simply) Consultant since 1997
Acclivity Software – Account Edge Software (formerly MYOB Accounting Software)
  • Account Edge Consultant since 2010
  • MYOB Certified Consultant 1997 – 2010
CPA Canada / Ontario
  • 1983 Certified Management Accountant (CMA) – April 2014  CPA, CMA
  • CMA Ontario Board of Governors – Board Member 1996-1999
  • Grand River Chapter Chairperson 1992-93, Past Chair 1993-94
  • Grand River Chapter Committees 1979-87, Executive Committee 1988-1994
Other Affiliations
  • Canadian Payroll Association 1997 – Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) 2007
  • Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada – 2009 – Certified Professional Bookkeeper (CPB) 2016