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Specializing in Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping and Payroll Services
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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 Canadian 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 wants to be a CSI when she grows up.
Mike Devine, B.Com. – Office Manager – Government
Mike wants to be a hockey player when he grows up.
Christine West – Office Manager – Colwood
Christine wants to be a pediatrician when she grows up.
Charmagne Donald – Staff Accountant
Charmagne wants to be a Fashion Designer when she grows up.
Renee Robinson – Office Manager – Langford
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 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 – Staff Accountant
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
Joce wants to be a pilot when he grows up.
Leigh-Ann Maclean – Staff Accountant
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.
Marina Baldassare – Staff Accountant
Marina wants to be a teacher when she grows up.
Brendon Heal – Staff Accountant
Brendon wants to be a rock star when he grows up!
Navreet Samra – Staff Accountant
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!!
Joe Van Swieten – Staff Accountant
Joe wants to be a veterinarian when he grows up!
Carson Webster - Staff Accountant
Carson enjoys the simple things in life like long walks on the beach, getting lost on the logging roads in Cowichan, and enjoying the odd cold beverage with friends.
When Carson grows up he wants to be a Zamboni driver.
Nixie Quigley – Staff Accountant
Nixie moved to Canada from the USA to join her husband, a local Victorian, at the end of 2019 and joined the Padgett team in July of 2020. She graduated from The Evergreen State College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts with a focus in mathematics and genetics education. She has a love for all things furry, feathery or scaly, and adopted her two fur-sons in September of 2020.
Nixie wants to be a math/special needs teacher/chicken farmer when she grows up.
Rosa Conway – Reception
She came on board with us at Padgett in Nov. 2017.
The one thing she knows for sure is she still doesn’t know what she wants to be when she grows up.
Allyza Sanchez – Colwood Reception/Staff Accountant
Allyza Sanchez was a senior Civil Engineering Student in the Philippines and about to graduate before migrating to Canada in 2018. She attended Camosun College to pursue and continue her studies in the School of Business majoring in Accountancy.
When Allyza grows up she wants to be a lawyer.