Thomson Jaspar Staff

We take pride in our work and our people.

Our ability to service clients and the accessibility of our partners have enabled us to develop a large and loyal clientele. Our individual backgrounds create a broad experience base, which gives us the confidence to deal with every assignment presented to us.

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R. Keith Thomson   B.Comm., CA

kthomson@thomsonjaspar.ca

Keith has been with Thomson Jaspar since he and Arnie Shaw established the firm in 1980. Keith’s entire career has been spent in public accounting and over the years he has been called upon to provide advice with respect to valuation and income taxation in numerous areas.

Obtained B. Comm (with honors and distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan in 1972.
Obtained C.A. designation in 1974 while with Price Waterhouse in Calgary, Alberta.
Worked as a specialist in income taxation with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells in Saskatoon from 1975 through 1980.

Professional and community activities, past and present include:
  • Board member, International Association of Professional Accountants
  • Board member, Saskatoon Regional Health Authority
  • Chairperson, St. Paul's Hospital (Grey Nuns') Saskatoon
  • Chairperson, St. Paul's Hospital Foundation Inc.
  • President, Saskatoon Club
  • President, Riverside Country Club
  • Chairperson, Taxation Committee, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan
  • Treasurer, Saskatoon Visitor and Convention Bureau
  • Board member, Saskatoon United Way
  • Board member, Saskatoon Prairieland Exhibition Corporation
  • Treasurer, Estate Planning Council of Saskatoon
  • Committee member, Saskatoon Symphony Fundraising Committee
  • Sessional Lecturer in Taxation, College of Commerce, University of Saskatchewan
  • Group Discussion Leader, CICA In-Depth Tax Course, Esterel, Quebec
  • Accepted the Distinguished Community Service Award, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan in 2002
What's Keith thinking?

I am… most likely on the golf course.
If I had one wish… I would live closer to my children.
I don’t understand… why drivers are always in such a hurry.
My friends call me… “The Little General”, sometimes “General” for short.
Is it true that… your biggest worries never happen at all?

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Brian M. Turnquist   B.Comm., CA

bturnquist@thomsonjaspar.ca

Brian has been with Thomson Jaspar since 1985. He prides himself on communicating with clients in a way they can understand and providing them with timely service.

Obtained C.A. designation in 1984 while with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Professional and community activities, both past and present include:
  • Visionary Board, St. Paul’s United Church
  • Fundraising – Station 20 West
  • Committee member, Saskatoon Theological Union
  • Chairperson, McClure United Church
  • Board of trustees, McClure United Church
  • Chairperson, Development Committee, Board of Regents, St. Andrew’s College
  • Chairperson, Finance Committee, Board of Regents, St. Andrew’s College
  • Treasurer, East College Park Community Association
  • Director, Saskatchewan Combative Arts Association
  • Chairperson, McClure Place Association Inc.
  • Chairperson, McClure Place Foundation Inc.
  • Chairperson, 747 Breakfast Club
  • Chairperson and Treasurer, Kelsey Institute Foundation
  • Chairperson and Treasurer, Saskatoon Friendship Inn
  • Member, numerous committees, McClure United Church
  • Member, Sherbrooke Foundation fundraising committee
  • Speaker and Volunteer, Saskatoon United Way
  • Fundraising – Oliver Lodge Expansion
What you REALLY want to know about Brian!

Maybe I should… have a winery.
If I won the lottery I would… take Kathy to Tahiti.
It drives me bonkers when… people don’t use their signal lights.
When I was a kid I… wanted to be in the RCMP.
I miss… talking to my Dad.

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Michael J. Gorniak   B.Comm., CA

mgorniak@thomsonjaspar.ca

Michael has been with Thomson Jaspar since 2001. He specializes in corporate reorganizations, estate planning, family trusts, professional incorporation, business start-ups and buying and selling businesses.

Obtained B. Comm (with distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan in 1996.
Obtained C.A. designation in 1999 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Completed In-Depth Taxation program through the CICA in 2000.

Professional and community activities, both past and present include:
  • Chairperson, Future Opportunities Committee for the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairperson and Secretary, Synergy Breakfast Club
  • Director of Finance, 2004 Nokia Brier
  • Treasurer, Sutherland – Forest Grove Community Association
  • Vice President, Administration and Human Resources, 2007 World University Games Bid
  • Member, Numerous committees, McClure United Church
  • Board Member, McClure United Church
  • Volunteer, 2000 Labatt Brier
  • Director, PrimeWest Mortgage Investment Corporation
  • Assistant Coach, Clavet Minor Hockey – Initiation
  • Coach, Clavet Minor Hockey – Novice Tier II
  • Assistant Coach, girls Under 8 and Under 10 soccer
  • Coach, boys Under 8 soccer
  • Received the Schmeiser Spirit Award from the United Way of Saskatoon.
What’s on Michael’s mind?

My super hero name is… Mr. Accountant!
Look in my fridge and you’ll find… at least 10 different kinds of beers.
I love… the Saskatchewan Roughriders! I’m a huge fan. My wife is a close second!
I will always… wear a watch.
If I could go back in time… I’d play for the Montreal Canadians from 1956 to 1960.

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Rodney J. Trayhorne   MPAcc., CA

rtrayhorne@thomsonjaspar.ca

Rodney has been with Thomson Jaspar since 2005. He is dedicated to helping clients achieve business success by establishing practical and sound tax and financial processes.
 

Obtained B. Comm (with distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan in 2003.
Obtained Masters of Professional Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan in 2004.
Obtained C.A. designation in 2006.

Professional and community activities, both past and present include:
  • Member, Prince Albert and Saskatoon Kinsmen Clubs
  • Chairperson, Kinsmen Car Award
  • Treasurer, Kinsmen District 3 (Saskatchewan)
  • Treasurer, Prince Albert Kinsmen Club
  • Treasurer, Kinsmen Sports Celebrity Dinner
  • Educational Co-ordinator, Building Business Connections Breakfast Club
Bet you didn’t know this about Rodney.

If I had one wish I’d… ask to have more time to spend with my children.
Why do I… always have to win?
People say I’m… honest and sometimes a little too honest.
My friends call me… trustworthy and dependable.
I never want to… regret trying something new.

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Amberlea Chabot   B.Comm., CA

achabot@thomsonjaspar.ca

Amberlea became partner at Thomson Jaspar in January 2013. Prior to becoming partner she articled and obtained her designation as a Chartered Accountant at Thomson Jaspar.

Obtained B. Comm (with distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan in 2002.
Obtained C.A. designation in 2005.
Completed the CICA In-depth Tax Course in 2010.

Professional and community service activities, both past and present include:
  • Director, Saskatoon Friends of Students and Kids Inc.
  • Treasurer, Saskatoon Friends of Students and Kids Inc.
  • Member, Audit Committee, Saskatoon Community Foundation
  • Director, Saskatoon Community Foundation
  • Secretary, 747 Breakfast Club
Your thoughts, Amberlea?

Maybe I should… learn to fly.
I love… hiking in the mountains.
I don’t understand… why everyone doesn’t find tax interesting.
My friends call me… because I don’t like texting.
My guilty pleasure is… chocolate.

Rick Peddle

Rick Peddle
B.Comm., FCA

rpeddle@thomsonjaspar.ca
Jayson Peace

Jayson Peace
MPAcc, MSTax(U.S.), CA, CPA(Illinois)

jpeace@thomsonjaspar.ca
Bryce Williams

Bryce Williams
B.Comm., CA

bwilliams@thomsonjaspar.ca
Shannon Rogal

Shannon Rogal
MPAcc., CA

srogal@thomsonjaspar.ca
Travis Thornhill

Travis Thornhill
B.Comm., CA

tthornhill@thomsonjaspar.ca
Braden Turnquist

Braden Turnquist
MPAcc., CA

bradent@thomsonjaspar.ca
Denille Yungmann

Denille Yungmann
MPAcc., CA

dyungmann@thomsonjaspar.ca
Krista Yates

Krista Yates
B.Comm., CA

kyates@thomsonjaspar.ca

Catherine Friesen

cfriesen@thomsonjaspar.ca

Lorraine McDonald

lmcdonald@thomsonjaspar.ca

Pat Mar-Collier B.Comm

pmarcollier@thomsonjaspar.ca

Maureen Ireland CMA

mireland@thomsonjaspar.ca

Randy Wilk CGA

rwilk@thomsonjaspar.ca

Andrea Papouches

apapouches@thomsonjaspar.ca

Allison Toews CA

atoews@thomsonjaspar.ca

Kaitlin Schmitt

kschmitt@thomsonjaspar.ca

Melanie Bozic

mbozic@thomsonjaspar.ca

Travis Miller B.Comm

tmiller@thomsonjaspar.ca

Jeremy Shurygalo B. Comm

jshurygalo@thomsonjaspar.ca

To Serve and Connect.

Your business is OUR business

The choice of professional advisors is seldom easy, whether it be an accountant or any other professional. At Thomson Jaspar, we feel we have carved out a special niche in the market place. We are large enough to provide a wide variety of services on a timely basis.

Small Business Services

  • Full service firm
  • Corporate structure planning
  • Financial statement preparation – Notice to Reader and Review Engagements
  • Corporate tax returns – Shareholder and business tax planning (family trusts, holding companies, dividends)
  • Bookkeeping training

Personal Tax Services

  • Preparation of personal income tax returns
  • Types – proprietor, farming, rental, estate

Business Valuation Services

  • Purchase and sale of business
  • Litigation support
  • Matrimonial settlement
  • Succession planning
  • Analysis and critique

Specialty Tax Service

  • Incorporations
  • Asset transfers
  • Reorganizations
  • Succession planning and implementation
  • Amalgamations and Wind-ups
  • Purchase and sale of business
  • Estate planning

Where We Are.

Phone: 306-244-4414
Toll Free: 1-800-579-4414
Fax: 306-244-1545
Address: 400-15 23rd St E Saskatoon, SK S7K 0H6
Email: general@thomsonjaspar.ca

Opportunities For You.

Do you dream about numbers? Do taxes excite you? We are always looking for ambitious, hard working people to work with us at Thomson Jaspar! If this describes you, submit your resume to bwilliams@thomsonjaspar.ca.

Tax Accountant

Thomson Jaspar & Associates has an exceptional opportunity for an experienced public practice tax accountant to service our diverse and ever-expanding client base.

Although service to our clients is our primary concern we do our very best to ensure a quality life-work balance for our team members. If you are interested in an excellent career opportunity in a distinctive work environment, please apply in confidence to Bryce Williams, CA at bwilliams@thomsonjaspar.ca.

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Chartered Accountant

Thomson Jaspar & Associates has an exceptional opportunity for a Chartered Accountant in public practice to service our diverse and ever-expanding client base.

Although service to our clients is our primary concern we do our very best to ensure a quality life-work balance for our team members. If you are interested in an excellent career opportunity in a distinctive work environment, please apply in confidence to Bryce Williams, CA at bwilliams@thomsonjaspar.ca.

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TJ at Play.

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All work and no play makes Thomson Jaspar a dull firm, and nobody wants that. Even though we work hard, we also make sure we take some time to play!