Who is

Rod Rudolph?

"The height of the Pinnacle is determined by the breadth of the base." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rod joins the team from Core-Concepts Inc where he was Co-Founder & Managing Partner up to the merger with Pinnacle in early 2020. Rod has been working in the Accounting field since 1998 and prior to this, Co-Founded and Managed a Landscaping company. Rod’s interest in Accounting piqued being a Small Business Owner as he strove to have an in-depth knowledge of the financial aspect of business; understanding that it is an essential element to running any successful business. Rod began growing his knowledge in the field and naturally evolved into a self-made leader in the Accounting industry.

 

Rod’s passion is driving profits in private enterprise through common sense financial management practices. Rod has the ability to find solutions through strategic thinking that enables him to take a vision and make it reality. Rod intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through an organization.

 

Rod is excited to be a part of the team and was initially attracted to Pinnacle because of the entrepreneurial and innovative culture. Rod’s role here is not only directing corporate governance and overseeing the Managed Accounting services, but he is also working directly with our extensive client base. As a client, you will find that Rod is approachable, trustworthy and can easily relate to any individual or member of the team. When you work with Rod, what you are really getting is a partner in your business’ future success. He sets strategic plans, monitors cash flow problems, and analyzes financial data to make sense of the current business' standing.

Areas of Expertise 

BOARD GOVERNANCE

CORPORATE FINANCIAL ADVISORY

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

DRIVING PROFITS

FINANCIAL SOFTWARE & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

TEAM DEVELOPMENT & LEADERSHIP

Awards

  • Founders Award
    Public Business Accountants Society of                        Canada (2019)

  • Presidents Award 

       Public Business Accountants Society of                           Canada (2018)​

Passions and Hobbies

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ARTS & CULTURE

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FAMILY & TRAVEL

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HORTICULTURE

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FOOD & WINE

Designations & Education 

  • Registered Public Business Accountant (PBA)

       2012 - Public Business Accountant's Society of Alberta

  • Associate of the Institute of Professional Financial Managers (A.I.P.F.M.)

       2013 - Institute of Professional Financial Managers

  • Industrial, Commercial & Institutional Accountant (I.C.I.A.)

       2007 - Guild of Industrial, Commercial & Industrial Accountants

  • Accounting and Business Management 

       1998-2002 - Athabasca University

Directorships and Appointments

  • Financial Executives International (FEI)

       2019 - Present  Member of Senior Financial Executives

  • Public Business Accountants' Society: International 

       2017 - Present  Member of the Board

  • Public Business Accountants' Society of Canada

       2017 - Present  Chair of Marketing & Public Relations                  Committee

  • Public Business Accountants' Society of Alberta 

       2016 - Present  Secretary & Chair of Regulatory Affairs,               Bylaws & Policy Committee

 

Get in Touch with Rod

#12, 2333 18th Ave NE, Calgary, AB 

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