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Stephen Plant, Managing Director
Stephen Plant
Managing Director

Stephen graduated as a Certified General Accountant in 1975. He began our company in 1987. Stephen is an avid sports fan having played Hockey, Football, Baseball, Curling and Golf. He has a passion for collecting movies, the Hawaiian Islands and his dogs. If you get up early enough on the week end you may see him walking his dogs around Aldergrove Lake.

Read more about Stephen on his personal biography.

Glenda McKinnon, Corporate Accounting Manager
Glenda McKinnon
Corporate Accounting Manager

Glenda graduated as a Certified General Accountant in 2004. Before that, she received a Diploma in Food Technology from BCIT in 1969. Glenda joined this company in 1997. She has two awesome granddaughters and likes to volunteer for organizations that help children. Her passions are photography, reading and travelling to places where she can do both.

Virginia Plant, Senior Tax Consultant
Virginia Plant
Senior Tax Consultant

Virginia worked 16 years as a medical laboratory technician before she took up accounting and tax consulting as a career. She began her own tax consulting company in 1985. “Proactive Tax Consulting Inc.”

She is an avid sports enthusiast and has curled and played slo- pitch at a very competitive level. She now uses golf as an outlet for her competitive nature. She is also a humanitarian, working locally with those less fortunate.

Marie Thompson, Tax Supervisor
Marie Thompson
Tax Supervisor

Marie received her accounting certificate from Kwantlen University College in 1999 and has recently completed forensic accounting courses at BCIT. She joined the company in 2005.

She is Mom to two school aged children as well as having the privilege of fostering her teenage niece. She has a love for science, reading, and can be found in her spare time exploring the beach with her family.

Harvinder Khangura, Corporate Accounting Supervisor
Harvinder Khangura
Corporate Accounting Supervisor

Harvinder came here in 2003 from India. He has Masters in finance & control from India. Accounting is his passion and started his career in Canada with Stephen L. Plant & Company in 2006 as accounting technician. He became a  CGA in early 2011. When he is not working , he likes to spend time with his children and beautiful wife. He has a great interest in politics, movies, and books.

Julie Kivinen, Administration Manager
Julie Kivinen
Administration Manager

Julie has been part of the Stephen L. Plant and Proactive Tax clan since 1995. Julie is the administration manager and does the payroll portion for many clients.

When Julie is not at the office she is teaching figure skating for the Langley Figure Skating Club, where she has been the Head coach since 1985. Skating is a passion as well as many other sports. Julie is married and has two adult boys, who are still involved in sports, and at home. Her favorite past times are: travelling, RV’ing, and golfing, all with her husband.

Sukhdeep Sidhu, Accounting Technician
Sukhdeep Sidhu
Accounting Technician

Sukhdeep is currently completing her Bachelor in Business Administration in Accounting Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Prior to the BBA, she has received her diploma in Accounting. She joined this company in January 2009 as a Co-op student and has completed her eight month work term and has obtained a full time position.

She enjoys watching movies, shopping, traveling, going for long walks and spending time with her two beautiful nieces.

Jagvir Gill, Accounting Technician
Jagvir Gill
Accounting Technician

Jagvir is currently working towards his Bachelors Degree of Business Administration in Accounting at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He joined the company in 2012 as a Co-op student and now has obtained a full time position.

Jagvir had the privilege of growing up in a small town named Quesnel from the Central Interior of BC, where he has experienced the wonderful weather seasons of this province. He is a sports fanatic and in his spare time he plays Soccer, Basket ball and keeps up with his favorite sports teams.