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 designation. In July 2016 he completed the In-Depth Tax program to expand on his tax knowledge.
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. They have both served the community in various roles and board positions. They remain active in local sports which includes cheering on their children, Sawyer and Emery.