Gordon is a true Valley local – born and raised in Invermere. He obtained a Business Administration diploma from Calgary’s Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1982, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia in 1990. He articled with Coopers & Lybrand in Vancouver (predecessor firm to PriceWaterhouseCoopers), successfully passed the UFE in 1991 and became a Chartered Accountant in 1995. Shortly thereafter, Gordon completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ In Depth Tax Course.
Gordon joined the firm in 1996 when he returned home to Invermere. When he’s not at the office, Gordon’s interests include fishing, camping, and playing golf and hockey.
Kevin grew up in Invermere, leaving the Valley to attend the University of Calgary after high school. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1999, articled at Collins Barrow and received the Chartered Accountant designation in 2005. In Calgary, Kevin’s focus was on accounting and taxation issues, specializing in owner-managed businesses, construction and land development. In 2006, Kevin returned to the Valley with his family to join the firm. As a partner at the firm, his practice focuses on assisting entrepreneurs navigate the often-challenging tax and accounting requirements of running a business.
In his free time, Kevin mountain bikes, plays hockey and camps with his sons. He serves as a director of the Columbia Valley Cycling Society and is a member of the Economic Advisory Committee for the Columbia Basin Trust.
Kevin looks forward to working with local business owners on their accounting and tax matters.
Rick completed high school in Invermere. In 1973, he completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of British Columbia and began his articles with Peat Marwick Mitchell (predecessor firm of KPMG) in Vancouver. He obtained the Chartered Accountant designation in 1975 and returned to Invermere to join the firm in 1976.
Rick joined the Rotary Club of Invermere as a charter member in 1978 and continues to be an active member. He has served on a number of club committees, and has acted as race director for the club’s largest annual fundraiser, a 10-kilometre and half-marathon road race known as Loop the Lake.
As Rick eases into retirement, he can increasingly be found running, skiing, hiking, playing slo-pitch and spending time with his grandkids, as well as continuing to serve his existing long-term clients and providing management and other services to the firm and its clients.