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BDO Canada LLP and Sanderson & Company Merge in Kelowna

Mar 3, 2014

KELOWNA: BDO Canada LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its professional practice in Kelowna. Effective March 1, 2014, Sanderson & Company Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors will merge with BDO. The merged firm will operate under the BDO name.
BDO’s Kelowna team welcomes two new partners and four team members, combining the strength of its professional services with an established Kelowna practice. The combined practice will have seven partners, one tax associate and over 70 professionals and staff, offering a comprehensive range of accounting, tax and advisory services, including a focus on key Okanagan industries such as manufacturing, professional services, forestry, retail, real estate development, and not-for-profit.
“Our Kelowna team is very excited about merging with Sanderson & Company, and how we will be able to expand our capacity to meet the needs of Okanagan businesses,” states Mike Gilmore, Office Managing Partner of BDO’s Kelowna office. “Our expanded team will increase our ability to offer partner-led, personalized advice and insight, while leveraging extensive resources of BDO across Canada.”
Todd Sanderson, Partner of Sanderson & Company, offered similar remarks. “Sanderson & Company is focused on leveraging our own understanding of family businesses and needs of owner-managed businesses in Kelowna. Our practice philosophy aligns with BDO’s focus on exceptional client service, and we look forward to continuing to work with our clients as part of a larger team.” Alan Sanderson, Partner, added “Becoming part of BDO’s team in Kelowna, with the support of its other Okanagan offices and across Canada, is a great next phase for our practice.”
Sanderson & Company is a full service accounting and advisory firm in Kelowna. The practice offers a wide range of services in the areas of accounting, taxation, wealth creation and business advisory. As natives of the Kelowna community, Todd and Alan’s transition to BDO re-enforces the importance of the local community for the firm. As partners of BDO, they bring an important perspective on the unique needs of Okanagan community.
BDO is one of the leading accounting and advisory firms in Canada with over 100 offices across the country. The firm provides clients with assurance, accounting, taxation, financial and risk advisory services, business transition services, IT solutions, insolvency services, and more. This purchase will build on the successful operations of both firms and offer clients enhanced services from a knowledgeable team of professionals.


Contacts Mike Gilmore Tel: 250 763 6700
Office Managing Partner Email: [email protected]
BDO Canada LLP

Todd Sanderson Tel: 250 763 6700
Partner Email: [email protected]
Sanderson & Company

Notes to editors About BDO Canada LLP: BDO is the fifth largest single national accounting and advisory partnership in Canada with over 100 offices nationwide. Our professionals have the expertise to serve owner-managed businesses, large enterprises, public companies, the public sector, and communities and not-for-profit organizations in a broad range of industries.

BDO Canada LLP, a Canadian limited liability partnership, is a member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms.

The combined fee income of all the BDO Member Firms, including the members of their exclusive alliances, was US$6.015 billion in 2012. The global network has 1,204 offices in 138 countries and more than 54,933 people provide advisory services throughout the world.

Company Contact Information:

Logo BDO Canada LLP
Company: BDO Canada LLP
Contact Name: Mike Gilmore
Contact Phone: 250-763-6700
Contact Email: [email protected]
Company Website: www.bdo.ca/Kelowna
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