Our Team

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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

Sydney Franchewski

Executive Assistant

Years in Industry: Under a Year

Cat or Dog: Cat, obviously
Sports Team: Winnipeg Jets
Food: Sushi
Drink: Water with a lemon
Movie: Oceans 11
TV Show: The Walking Dead
Book: Harry Potter Series
Music: Anything but classical
Vacation: Disney World
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

Deanne Coombes

Accounting Team Lead

Years in Industry: 25 years
Designations: Level 3 CGA

Cat or Dog: Cat
Basketball Team: Golden State Warriors
Food: Italian
Drink: White wine (Moscato)
Movie: Shawshank Redemption
TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy
Book: Harry Potter Series
Music: Country
Vacation: Europe
Season: Fall

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

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