Our Team

Balncd employees going over bookkeeping reports for one of their small business clients

Get to know us

Just like your business is your passion, bookkeeping is ours! We’ve assembled a fantastic team who are committed to help other business owners succeed

Tim Hayward

CEO

Years in Industry: 21 years
Designations:
CPA, CA

Cat or Dog: Dog
Football Team: CFL – Winnipeg Blue Bombers NFL - Vikings
Food: Steak
Drink: Red Wine
TV Show: Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Music: Jack Johnson
Vacation: Hawaii
Season: Spring

Kim Westervelt

Accounting Team Lead

Years in Industry: 35 years
Designations:
CPB, Payroll Management Certificate, Certified Advanced QBO ProAdvisor

Cat or Dog: Neither but if I had to choose, dog
Football Team: Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Food: Chocolate
Drink: Coffee
Movie: Apollo 13
TV Show: Big Bang Theory
Book: Anything by Nicholas Sparks
Music: Classic Rock
Vacation: South Korea
Season: Fall

Janice Vermeulen

Accounting Team Lead

Years in Industry: 13

Cat or Dog: Dog
Football Team: Bombers
Food: Chicken Wings
Drink:  Caesar
Movie: Big
TV Show: Law & Order
Book: Before I go to Sleep
Music: Light Rock
Vacation: Camping
Season: Summer

Anna Pravdiuk

Accounting Technician

Years in Industry: 8

Cat: Cat

Food: Fruit

Drink: Coffee

Movie: Lion

Book: Lina Kostenko (Poems)

Music: Anything

Vacation: Sea and mountains

Season: Spring/Summer

Brie Smith

Accounting Technician

Years in Industry

Designations: BSC and QBO certified

Cat or Dog: Dog

Sports: UFC

Food: Mexican

Drink: Pinot Grigio

Movie: The Hobbit Trilogy

TV Show: Anything on the Food Network

Book: The Art of Racing in the Rain

Music: Anything but Opera

Vacation: Scotland & Ireland

Season: Spring

Jeannette Thiessen

Accounting Technician

Years in Industry: 8 years
Designations: Bible College Diploma; RRC Bookkeeping Diploma; 3rd tier CPB

Cat or Dog: Dog
Football Team: Blue Bombers
Food: Sour Cream and Onion chips
Drink: Coke
Movie: Based on real life
TV Show: 22 Minutes
Book: The Bible
Music: For King and Country
Vacation: Camping
Season: Summer

Jill Rach

Accounting Technician

Years in Industry: 8 years
Designations:
Accounting Certificate, CIB-Certified Bookkeeper

Cat or Dog: Dog
Football Team: Blue Bombers
Food: Mexican
Drink: Ceaser
Movie: Devil Wears Prada
TV Show: Working Moms
Music: Country
Vacation: Mexico
Season: Summer

Leslie Nikkel

Accounting Technician

Years in Industry: 9

Designations: None (Yet)

Cat or Dog: Dog

Sports Team: Whomever the majority in the room is cheering for.

Food: Seafood

Drink: Coke

Movie: Pretty in Pink

TV Show: Anything by Shonda Rhimes

Book: Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

Music: A cornucopia of genres

Vacation: Jamaica(so far)

Season: Fall

Minami Takeo-Konrad

Accounting Technician

Years in Industry 5 Years

Cat or Dog? Bunny

Food: Any foods that I did not have to cook

Drink: London Fog

Movie: Cinema Paradiso

TV Show: Greys Anatomy

Book: The Great Gatsby

Music: Bruno Mars, Bryan Adams

Vacation: Beach

Season: Summer

Sarah McKnight-Kube

Accounting Technician

Years in Industry: 6 years
Designations: CPB

Cat or Dog: Dog
Sports Team: Formula 1 – Mercedes
Food: Pasta
Drink: Hot chocolate
Movie: Young Victoria
TV Show: Gilmore Girls
Book: Harry Potter series
Music: Punk
Vacation: Ireland
Season: Autumn

Tara Christianson

Accounting Technician

Years in Industry: 16 years

Cat or Dog? I prefer cats

Hockey Team: Toronto Maple Leafs then Winnipeg as a very close second

Food: Chocolate

Drink: Coffee and lots of it

Movie: Older Disney Movies

TV Show: MOM

Book: True Crime

Music: Country Music

Vacation: Any beach will do

Season: Anything but winter

Your books - well kept!

Bookkeeping is simple when we do it for you!

Request a Quote