Derek completed his Bachelor of Commerce in 2006 from the University of Calgary and has been active in the accounting profession ever since. He successfully wrote the UFE in 2009 to obtain his CA designation and is expanding his knowledge through the In-Depth Tax program.
Derek has a diverse accounting background. He has extensive experience with personal & corporate taxation and tax planning. This experience extends to US taxation. He enjoys working with owner-manager businesses to help plan for and minimize taxes and solve business related problems. Client service is extremely important to Derek. He responds quickly to calls or emails and maintains a flexible schedule to accommodate different meeting times.
The local community is important to Derek and his wife Ashley. Derek currently serves as a Board Member and Treasurer of the Canadian Mental Health Association. He also likes to remain active in local sports. This includes participating on a team or more recently coaching and cheering on his children, Sawyer and Emery.