"Commit to CANI. Constant and never-ending improvement." - Tony Robbins

Problem solver and overall strategic thinker. Derek strives to work on and solve complex problems and to look at them from different analytical, strategic and personal angles with the end goal of providing a different perspective to a complex or even simple situation that a client may be facing.


Derek’s goal is to always listen to the clients needs, desires and goals and putting those first when working with any client. Derek’s experience and expertise ranges from risk management, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, where he has worked with various clients across many different industries, geographical regions and situations.


He is a devoted family man and huge supporter and believer in the Calgary community. Having grown up in Calgary, he feels a strong connection to the city and the people who live here and call Calgary home.

Mergers and acquisitions

business valuations

deal structuring

  • Columbia University

       October 2018 - Present - Corporate Finance Professional             Certificate

  • Boston University

       2018 - Business Analytics for Data Driven Decision Making

  • Corporate Finance Institute

       March 2019 - Present - FMVA (Financial Modeling Valuation         Analyst) Professional Designation​

  • Southern Alberta Insurance Institute/Bow Valley College and Mount Royal University

       2008 - CIP Program/Canadian Risk Management Program​


Get in Touch with Derek

403-453-0532  EXT: 306

#204, 2333 18th Ave NE, Calgary, AB 


Pinnacle Accounting and Finance

204, 2333 18th Ave NE, Calgary AB

Tel: 403-453-0532

Fax: 888-880-5064

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