Cameron received his Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 1996 from the University of Calgary, achieving Beta Gamma Sigma honor society for collegiate schools of business for being in the top 10% in the Faculty of Management graduating class. Cam articled with PricewaterhouseCoopers and was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta in 1999.
In the spring of 2000 he joined Otto J. Silzer Professional Corporation as a manager. In March of 2006, he purchased the firm and continued on as Silzer Mendryk & Co. In March of 2016 the firm changed its name to Mendryk Professional Corporation. Cam has 20 years’ experience with a focus on owner managed small to medium sized corporations. During this time, Cam has assisted several clients achieve maximum after tax wealth with efficient and effective planning, business development strategies and corporate restructures.
Cam and his family love to spend time at Lake Windermere with their three beautiful children and grandchild. He is a volunteer coach of little league baseball and minor hockey. Cam is an avid golfer and enjoys playing hockey, boating, slow pitch, travelling and cooking.
Mandy received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in 2002 from the University of Regina, graduating with Great Distinction. She articled for Meyers Norris Penny in both Regina and Calgary, and was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2005. She went on to work at KPMG as a Tax Manager. Mandy has 14 years’ experience with a broad range of clients and a focus on both personal and corporate taxation.
Mandy and her husband have three beautiful children. She is an active volunteer in their minor hockey association, as well as their school. Mandy enjoys spending time with her family and friends at the lake, cheering her children on in their many sporting events and has a passion for fitness and the outdoors.
Michelle grew up in the then small town of Cochrane, back when there was only one stop light and one fast food place. After graduation she moved to Belgium for a year to be an au pair. Upon returning Michelle spent a few years as manager of a gift retail store before moving to Winnipeg. There she worked in the hotel industry as front office manager before she had her two children and became a stay at home mom. After 10 years of sunflower fields, and socials, Michelle’s longing for the mountains brought her back to Calgary.
Michelle has been with the firm since 2009. Starting out as the receptionist, she began to help the firm with data entry and started preparing personal tax returns in 2010, after taking various personal tax courses. Her role has since evolved to also include the duties of an accounting technician and office manager and most important, she is the one who keeps the candy jar stocked.
Michelle and her husband Steve enjoy the quiet moments together when they are not busy with the extra-curricular schedules of their five children.
Gillian received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Operations in 1996 from DeVry Institute of Technology, graduating with magna cum laude honours and achieved the top award of winning the Senior Project Competition which involved the creation and full operation of the first ever Tutorial Centre for the school. Gillian began her career working in the legal industry for a mid-size firm, which then became a large international law firm and then on to working with a sole practitioner. Gillian’s role developed from a legal assistant to a corporate paralegal and bookkeeper for the sole practice over the last 20+ years. After many years in the legal industry, Gillian decided to take on a new direction for her career in the accounting field utilizing her many transferrable skills and love for the bookkeeping aspect of her career.
Gillian and her husband Larry have one son, George and enjoy spending as much family time together as they can while cheering on George in all of his academic, athletic and personal goals. Gillian’s passions include music of all kinds, hiking with the family, crossword puzzles, cooking and riding her moped any chance she gets.
Kathy received her Bachelor of Management degree in Accounting from the University of Lethbridge in 1990. She has over 20 years’ experience in full cycle accounting with a keen attention to detail and efficiency. She is knowledgeable in several accounting software programs and can provide support and training to clients. Kathy has tremendous experience in several industries such as real estate, medical, wine brokerage, entertainment, advertising, retail sales, restaurants, golf course design, airport development and services, and many others.
Kathy provides all aspects of accounting and tax preparation services such as GST, payroll, corporate tax and personal tax.
Kathy and her husband have two awesome boys. She is very active in their minor hockey association and loves watching hockey. Kathy enjoys running, walking and spending time at the neighborhood lake with her family.
Kerri received her Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree in 2005 from the University of Calgary. She has 16 years of experience in the corporate field of accounting with 6 years as a Controller prior to joining the firm in January 2015. Kerri was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta in July 2015. Kerri consults for Mendryk Professional Corporation on a part-time basis in the areas of corporate financial statement preparation and personal tax preparation.
Kerri loves spending time with her family, especially at the lake in the summer time. She loves campfires, boating, relaxing at the beach and enjoying the sun. She enjoys many sports including baseball and golf. Kerri has a passion for music which she inherited from her dad who was in a band most of her childhood. She has played piano since she was a child and has recently taken up playing the guitar.