Kurtis has been working in public practice for twenty years dealing with private enterprises in both the agricultural and industrial sector as well as extensive knowledge in corporate and personal tax preparation. He took a break from public practice and spent several years in the industry but realized during this tenure that his true passion was with the preparation of financial statements and as a result decided to return to public practice.
Kurtis received his Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation in 1994 and took a position working with Deloitte LLP (Deloitte) in the private non-audit section where he worked on both review engagements and notice to readers. While employed with Deloitte he discovered he had a passion for public accounting and in order to advance his career and with encouragement from Partners of the firm, decided to article with Deloitte in order to attain his Chartered Accountant (CA) designation which he received in 2006. Having attained his designation, he eventually rose to the position of Audit Manager in the Private Sector. While working with Deloitte he was seconded out to an industrial client where he gained experience working in the industrial sector. Therefore, he decided to venture into the industry and during his time as a controller at a private industrial company, he realized his true passion was in public accounting so decided to return to public practice. Throughout his career, he has extensive experience working with both audit and non-audit clients as well as preparation and review of corporate and personal income taxes.
Kurtis’ philosophy on life is to have a healthy mind and body so he exercises on a daily basis. He enjoys going out to watch movies as well as spending quality time with family and friends. He has a special bond with two nieces and spends a considerable amount of time in their company. He enjoys his daily workouts as well as listening to music and singing and he has recently developed an interest in writing songs.