At Brander Professional Corporation, Chartered Professional Accountant, we are experienced accountants, dedicated to continually expanding our knowledge, and staying up-to-date with the latest tax and accounting information. Our friendly team is made up of outstanding individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds.
PRINCIPAL & MANAGING PARTNER
Jim attended the University of Saskatchewan where he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He’s been a Chartered Professional Accountant (formerly known as Chartered Accountant) in Alberta and British Columbia since 1990. Prior to venturing out on his own Jim gained experience articling with KPMG and worked as an investment advisor with the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Dominion Securities. Jim has been managing his own accounting practice since 2003.
In his personal life, Jim finds happiness spending time with his children. He enjoys being active, boxing and running in competitive races. He’s a fan of baseball and classic cars.
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT / MANAGER
Kailey holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University and has been working in public practice since 2009. She passed the CPA’s Common Final Examination in 2018, and qualified as a CPA in 2020.
Kailey enjoys spending time with her son and husband, as well as cooking and wine.
Glenn has been practicing in the Public Accounting industry since 1990. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of the City of Manila. Glenn became a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in the Philippines and took the US CPA Exam following a 3-year Income Tax program with H&R Block.
Glenn’s interests include photography and sports cars. He enjoys continuing his education in accounting to stay up-to-date with changing designations and practices.
Kenneth earned his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy in the Philippines. He is a designated CPA in the Philippines as well as a designated CMA in the United States. Kenneth passed Canada’s CPA Common Final Examination and is currently enrolled with the CPA In-depth Tax course program. He has been in public practice since 2016. Prior to joining public practice, he worked in public and private corporations.
In his personal life Kenneth enjoys cooking and travelling across Canada and abroad.
Originally from the Yukon, Natalie moved to Calgary in 2018. She holds a certificate in bookkeeping and has worked in office environments since 2011.
Natalie enjoys spending time with family and friends and hanging out with her dog.
Amber is currently enrolled in the Bachelors of Commerce Degree program at Athabasca University. She has worked in accounting since 2018 and public practice since 2019.
In her personal time, Amber enjoys reading and the great outdoors.
Akbar has been working in public practice since 2015. His experience includes notice to reader engagements as well as corporate and personal tax returns. He is currently completing CPA PREP from SAIT.
Outside of work, Akbar enjoys spending time with his family and strives to remain updated on tax changes applicable to personal and small business corporations.
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