Our Staff

Donna Gallinger CPA, CGA

Donna joined the predecessor firm in 1986 as an employee and became a full partner in 1995. She received her CGA designation in February 1995 having accomplished the highest marks in B.C. on Level 3 of the CGA program and the highest marks in B.C. in Advanced Taxation during her years of studies. As a partner Donna is active in all client service areas of a senior nature including financial statement preparation, senior auditor, income tax preparation and consultation and management advisory services. Donna currently sits on the board of directors for the Women's Enterprise Centre, a business resource centre for women who are starting, purchasing or growing a small business in B.C. In her spare time she enjoys camping, fitness activities and her family.


 
 
Ashley Tanner CPA, CGA

Ashley has been with the firm since March 2008 and earned her CPA, CGA designation in December 2015 and her Bachelor Degree in Business Administration in May 2015. She became a full partner in 2017. Having been born and raised in the area, Ashley enjoys spending her time away from the office with family and friends.


 
Lynda Grimmon CPA, CGA

Lynda joined the firm in February 2011 as a senior accountant. She received her CGA designation in March 2001 and has been employed in public practice since 1995. As a senior accountant she is actively involved in financial statement preparation, corporate and personal tax return preparation and tax consulting. Lynda's diverse background includes practicing in 3 provinces encompassing many types of businesses. Lynda enjoys camping, fishing, quading and gardening in her spare time.


Kenton Lane CPA

Kenton joined the firm in January 2017 and earned his CPA designation in April 2016. His background includes working in public practise since 2013 and before that as an investment advisor. As a senior accountant at the firm he is actively involved with audits, reviews, and compilations as well as the preparation of personal tax returns. Kenton currently sits of the board of directors for the Kimberley Chamber of Commerce and Kimberley Trails Society. In his spare time Kenton enjoys mountain biking the extensive trail networks in both Kimberley and Cranbrook.


Tracey Tarasoff

Tracey has been with the Firm since January 2014 and has taken up the position of head bookkeeper. Tracey has worked locally for a number of years for small businesses as well as operating her own home based business. Having been born and raised in the area, Tracey enjoys spending her spare time doing a variety of outdoor activities as well spending time with family and friends.


 
Roxanne Hughes

Roxanne joined the firm in 2008 with our bookkeeping team. Since then she has assumed the role of our Office Administrator. Roxanne brings to her position a strong administrative background as well as her bookkeeping knowledge. Having worked with private sector companies as well as running her own business, she brings an understanding beneficial to our clients. Away from the office Roxanne enjoys photography and the many outdoor adventures Cranbrook has to offer.


 
Diane Stockwood

Diane joined the firm in October of 2015 as an Administrative Assistant. Born & raised in Winnipeg, she moved to Cranbrook in 2004 to enjoy the scenery and the lifestyle. She has several years’ experience in customer service and administrative roles. In her spare time, Diane loves snowboarding, camping and spending time with friends and family.


 
Sean Havens

Sean joined the firm in January of 2017. He is currently working towards his CPA designation and will be writing the CFE in September 2017. He completed his Business Administration Diploma from the College of the Rockies in 2012 followed by completing his Bachelor of Management degree majoring in accounting in 2014 from the University of Lethbridge. As an accountant, he is actively involved in various accounting engagements and services such as compilations, review, audit engagements and preparation of personal tax returns. Sean enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as golfing and watching/playing hockey.


 
Melisa Giberson

Melisa joined the firm in January 2017. She is currently in the process of completing her CPA designation and will be writing the CFE in September 2017. She completed her Business Administrative Diploma from the College of the Rockies in 2013 and then transferred to the University of Lethbridge to finish her Bachelor of Management degree in 2015, graduating with great distinction. As an accountant she is actively involved in various accounting services such as compilation, review and audit engagements as well as the preparation of personal tax returns. Melisa enjoys wondering around the nature trails and drawing in her spare time.


 
Bruce Hryciuk FCPA, FCGA

Bruce is the founding member of the firm and its predecessor firms dating back to 1977 and continues his involvement as a contracted consultant. He obtained his designation, CGA, in 1977, was conferred the fellowship designation, FCGA, in 1996 and was granted a life membership from CGA BC in 2001. His service with CGA BC and CGA Canada spanned over 27 years including chairing several provincial and national committees. Bruce served as President of CGA BC in 1997 and as Chairman of CGA Canada in 2001. Bruce also served as one of the initial members of the Province of British Columbia Small Business Roundtable and as a member of the Board of Directors of the B.C. Assessment Authority for four years including the position of Vice-Chair.





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