David provides accounting, assurance, taxation (Canadian and US), general business advisory services and estate planning in the Vancouver marketplace.
The industry sectors he focuses on are real estate (development, construction and investment), hospitality, insurance, engineering, public-private partnership procurements, wholesale and retail.
David prides himself on providing excellent client service and finding innovative ways to help organizations achieve their goals and business objectives. David does this using his diverse financial and accounting experience.
Some of the value-added services he offers are advising clients on
buy/sell issues, formulating tax-efficient exit strategies for business owners and representing clients before Canadian and US tax authorities.
An active family man, David enjoys biking, skiing and kiteboarding, spending time with his wife and children, and travelling. He is a founding member and coach of a youth road cycling team, Brio Cycling Club and a member of the BICI Factory Racing Club.
A native of Vancouver and a University of British Columbia graduate, David obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 2003 and joined Manning Elliott as a senior manager in 2008. He completed the Institute In-depth Tax Program in 2015. He also obtained Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) Designation in 2020. In the past, he also worked for two international accounting firms and as the chief financial officer of a private real estate investment firm.