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STRATEGIC ADVISORS

It’s random moments in the day when you get the opportunity to work on the business, rather than in the business. And when you have an idea or question that needs to be talked through, how valuable would it be to pick up the phone and talk to another entrepreneur with strategic financial insights? That’s why our CPAs are on-call as your Strategic Advisors.

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Kurt
Hamilton

CPA | CEO | Strategic Advisor

“Don’t try to be perfect; try to be better.”

Kurt’s drive to support Canadian entrepreneurs is sparked by his appreciation for their willingness to try new ideas, the passion they have for their business, and the fact that they are driving the Canadian economy forward. The difference Kurt is dedicated to making is helping entrepreneurs to feel more confident and assured in their business decisions and direction.

 Kurt moved to Vancouver after University and completed his CPA articling at a small firm downtown. Immediately, he knew the boutique firm environment, where he could really get to know his clients and make a big impact on their business, was the right environment for him.

 The best piece of advice Kurt was ever given was “Don’t try to be perfect; try to be better.” He also applies this ethos outside the office, where you’ll find him training to run ultra-marathons.

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garth
drummond

CPA | Strategic Advisor

“Entrepreneurs need to do things their own way.”

Garth is a true entrepreneur at heart. After becoming a start-up’s CFO at age 22, he realized in his 30’s that he never wanted to work for someone else again and started his own practice to do things his way.

His role as Director of Customer Service at Provision CPA is simple: to be responsive, be empathetic, and be entrepreneurial. Every day he witnesses the vision and ambition of his entrepreneurial clients and it drives him to be the strategic advisor in their corner that they never had. Garth’s ability to relate to both their desires and growing pains allows Garth to enter their world in a way that not a lot of people can, and when entrepreneurs who “get” each other are in a room together, anything can happen.

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Accountants & Bookkeepers

More than just good with numbers, Provision CPA Accountants help you understand what those numbers mean to your business, and what to do about it. With them in your corner, paperwork and compliance concerns are off your plate.

Vanessa Borba

Vanessa Borba

Staff accountant

Vanessa’s ‘why’ is dedication – to giving her best to both her clients and coworkers.

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Bita Bassir

Bita Bassir

Accountant

With 20 years of entrepreneurial experience, Bita believes in “giving 110% in everything you do.”

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Maria Lee

Maria Lee

Staff Accountant

To Maria, it’s not just about numbers – she wants every business owner to feel heard.

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Raina Bellani

Raina Bellani

Senior Relationship Manager

13 years later, Raina still lights up over numbers and brings her creativity to taxes and advisory.

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Kulveer Kaur Dhillon

Kulveer Kaur Dhillon

Junior Accountant

Kulveer enjoys the challenge of working with a diverse roster of businesses.

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Rachel Xu

Rachel Xu

Intermediate Accountant

Rachel describes her role as the bridge between bookkeepers and managers.

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Ahmed El-Alem

Ahmed El-Alem

Senior Accountant

Ahmed has always had an analytical mind and an insatiable curiosity for business.

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Vernon Jones

Vernon Jones

Senior Account Manager

Vernon believes open communication and a strong working relationship are vital to success.

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Operations & Client Service

We’ve worked hard over the years to make sure our business is a well-oiled machine. Our Operations & Client Service team ensures no detail gets missed.

Sarah Lee

Sarah Lee

Director of Operations

Not only does Sarah love tax strategy, she loves languages – and can speak 5!

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Kristen Duncanson

Kristen Duncanson

Administrative Database Analyst

“Don’t stop learning. Every day is an opportunity to learn something new.”

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Stefanie Jordan

Stefanie Jordan

Client Success Facilitator & Admin Team Lead

Stefanie spearheads onboarding for new clients while managing our Admin team behind the scenes.

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