Audrey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with double major in accounting and business administration from Dordt College, Iowa, USA, and her Chartered Professional Accountant designation through the legacy Certified Managerial Accountants of Ontario program.
She stays current professionally by regularly attending courses, workshops, and reading articles, publications and bulletins from CRA and experts in the field of charity law and accounting. Audrey began her career working in accounting for a transportation company for 11 years. She then served as financial assistant for the Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools where she was instrumental in the moving the financial services program to a fully integrated computerized system. Audrey is instrumental in developing Edvance’s financial services program, providing leadership on cost-per-student calculations, statistical data, and accounting procedures. Schools affiliated with Edvance find Audrey to be an indispensable resource in providing support, coaching and advice in all areas of school finance. Audrey has developed an expertise in charity accounting and law as it pertains to independent schools as charities, and communicates regularly with Edvance affiliate schools regarding the rapidly changing rules and regulations for school charities to ensure they maintain compliance with the Canada Revenue Agency in this increasingly complex field. She loves connecting with school finance personnel, who appreciate being able to call Audrey for advice.