|Bill Minor, CPA, CGA, is the Principal of Minor & Associates. Bill has been an owner of the firm for more than 7 years. Bill has continually worked in public practice since receiving his Certified General Accountant designation in 1996. Tax has been his primary focus, having taken the two year CICA In-depth tax course (now CPA In-Depth Tax Course). He maintains up to date knowledge by attending various tax seminars and the Canadian Tax Foundation of Canada conferences.|
|Glenn Fines, Senior Accountant, joined Minor & Associates in November 2014. Glenn received his CPA, CGA designation in February 2017. While studying for his accounting designation Glenn held positions with Lee Valley Tools and the Western Hockey League in Calgary. Glenn focused his senior level CGA courses in finance and tax in addition to accounting. Glenn is a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor. Glenn is currently enrolled in year 2 of the 3 year CPA In-Depth Tax Course.|
|Denise Elms, Senior Accountant, began working for Minor & Associates in 2007 after moving to Alberta from Newfoundland. She pursued other opportunities from 2014-2017 but rejoined the firm in October 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) Degree from Memorial University and thoroughly enjoys working with small-medium sized corporations. In her spare time, Denise enjoys camping with her family and attending her kids’ various activities.|
|Ollie Yuan, Staff Accountant, is the longest serving member of our team, having joined the firm in 2003. Ollie is originally from China where she worked in bank auditing. Her tax experience in Canada is well rounded and her clients really appreciate how diligent and caring she is, to ensure their tax filings are completed accurately and quickly.|
|Virginia Strychun, Staff Accountant joined the firm in early 2014. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Minor & Associates. The firm and her clients are very thankful for Virginia’s skills and how well she takes care of all the accounting and tax issues that come up.|
Bruce Smith, Accounting Technician, joined the team in July 2017. Bruce is currently pursuing his CPA designation and is enrolled in the preparatory courses for the CPA. Bruce comes to us from an accounting position focusing in inter-corporate accounting with Aurum Ceramic in Calgary. Bruce plans to start the CPA professional education program (PEP) in 2019 in preparation for writing the common final exam (CFE).
|Barbara Maltais, Administrative Manager, joined the firm in May 2014 and comes to us with great experience having worked in a similar size public accounting firm. Holding a critical position within the firm Barb plays a vital role in ensuring the client’s projects are moved to completion in a timely fashion. Maintaining high client satisfaction is Barb’s top priority.|
|Vesna Minor, Internal support. Vesna handles the publishing of financial statements, internal accounting and various administrative duties within the firm. Vesna has worked in the firm since 2009.|
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