Top Accounting Firm in Victoria, BC
Specializing in Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping and Payroll Services
3 Locations to Serve You Better!
Located at 5 – 4011 Quadra Street
On the corner of Quadra & McKenzie
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On the corner of Sooke & Kelly Road (more on the Kelly Road side)
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Victoria/Downtown/Oak Bay Location
Between Hillside and Bay
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Meet the Padgett Team
The biggest compliment we continue to get from our clients is that our staff is friendly, knowledgeable and approachable. We are honoured to be an important part of their success.
Here we are, forever young.
Glenn Vickers, P.A. – Partner, Accountant
With Glenn’s passing in October of 2014, we have lost an exemplary leader, friend and family member. He was devoted to Padgett, a company he founded in 1991, and his legacy will live on through the passion he shared so freely, the knowledge he shared so deeply, and the countless lives he touched in so many wonderful ways.
Chris Hammond, P.A. – Partner, Accountant
Chris has been helping small businesses succeed in Victoria since joining Padgett Business Services in 1995. Chris is a member and a director of the Candian Institute of Professional Accountants and a member of The Canadian Payroll Association.
Chris wants to be a cowboy when he grows up.
Gary Vickers – Payroll Manager
Gary manages our Paytrak Payroll Services. His extensive knowledge of the payroll process, employment standards, HRDC and income tax has made him a valuable asset to all of our clients. Gary is a member of the Canadian Payroll Association.
Gary wants to own the Dallas Cowboys when he grows up.
Michelle Clifford – Office Manager – Quadra
Michelle Clifford has been a part of Padgett for 10 years and is currently the Office Manager at our Quadra location. Her experience within the local Victoria area as a bookkeeper for 21 years brings an added edge to her knowledge of local businesses. She currently holds a seat on the Board of Directors as the Treasurer of CCSVI Hope Ambassadors Society, and has a passion for photography.
Michelle wants to be a CSI when she grows up.
Mike Devine, B.Com. – Office Manager – Government
Mike is a UVic graduate, who earned his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce in August 2012. He has been with Padgett since 2010, where he started as a co-op student.
Mike wants to be a hockey player when he grows up.
Christine West – Office Manager – Colwood
Christine has been with Padgett since 2009 working out of our Colwood office. She is an outdoor enthusiast spending as much time as she can on hiking trails and camping in the beautiful outdoors. She love to bake and entertain friends.
Christine wants to be a pediatrician when she grows up.
Charmagne Donald – Bookkeeper
Charmagne has been with Padgett Business Services since 2008 working from our Quadra office with the bookkeeping services team.
Charmagne wants to be a Fashion Designer when she grows up.
Renee Robinson – Bookkeeper
Renee has been with Padgett Business Services since 2006 and moved back to Victoria after helping run a Padgett franchise in Chilliwack. She enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, gardening and hiking. Renee is a member of the Canadian Payroll Association.
Renee wants to be a ballerina when she grows up.
Jan Kuprowsky – Income Tax Specialist
Jan joined Padgett in 2014 as an Income Tax Specialist. Jan has been completing income tax returns since 1999 when she left the Oil & Gas field in Calgary. She has experience in teaching and training tax preparation, as well as experience working with the CRA for tax reviews, discrepancies and queries.
Jan completes tax courses each year to upgrade her knowledge of Income Taxes as it relates to Personal Taxes.
Jan wants to be a golf caddie when she grows up.
Paige Renauld – Client and Payroll Specialist
Paige joined us in May of 2018 and is apart of both Paytrak and Padgett, helping alleviate work where she can. She plans to further her education further into payroll and accounting alike, starting in September of 2019.
Paige loves all things geeky; from comic book conventions, to programming, to Dungeons and Dragons. You’ll likely find her inside of Virtual Reality with a sword in hand!
Paige wants to be a video game designer/programmer/tester when she grows up!
Erin Orr – Client Specialist
Erin joined Padgett in January of 2016. She has an Associate Degree in General Science and has completed her Business Administration Diploma in April 2016. Erin would like to continue working towards her degree as time allows.
She loves hot yoga, hiking and pretends to like running and working out.
Erin wants to be a Veterinarian when she grows up.
Joce Mino – Payroll Specialist
From Toronto, Joce joined us in July of 2016. Joce furthered his payroll knowledge by completing the Payroll Compliance Legislation in January of 2018. He enjoys travelling and hiking and is always one to go new places or try new things. Hobbies include eating, music, and fitness. He plans to do a road trip across Canada when he finishes his license.
Joce wants to be a pilot when he grows up.
Kari Jackson – Client Specialist
Kari joined us in September of 2017. With a background in financial planning, Kari is a great addition to our team. She loves dogs and is a very humorous person.
Kari wants to be a cowgirl when she grows up.
Marina Baldassare – Staff Accountant
Adding another Torontonian to the team, Marina joined in August 2019. She graduated from Brock University with a degree in business administration and a concentration in accounting. You’ll never see her in the same place as she loves exploring all parts of the island, but you can guarantee wherever she is, she will have Starbucks in hand.
Marina wants to be a teacher when she grows up.
Brendon Heal – Staff Accountant
Joining the Padgett team in November 2018, Brendon comes with an abundance of experience from Calgary’s public accounting sector. Brendon earned his Bachelor’s degree in Management with an Accounting major at the University of Lethbridge in 2016. His love for music, craft beer, and outdoor exploration has made him an excellent fit on the island.
Brendon wants to be a rock star when he grows up!
Navreet Samra – Staff Accountant
Moved to Canada from India in 2012, Navreet joined the Padgett team in July 2018.
She has a Master’s degree in Professional accounting from Latrobe University, Melbourne. Currently enrolled in CPA PREP she hopes to enter CPA PEP by fall 2020.
Navreet wants to become a dancer when she grows up!!
Leigh-Ann Maclean – Staff Accountant
Leigh-Ann joined the Padgett family at the Colwood office in August of 2019. She is currently working towards a Certificate in Business Administration through Camosun College.
In her spare time she enjoys volunteering at the YMCA as a Group Fitness Instructor as well as volunteering in the summer at Shambhala Music Festival with the Traffic Control Team.
When Leigh-Ann grows up she wants to be a lawyer.