Our Team

CA Managing Partner
John is an entrepreneur, keeping close watch on government news releases and market trends. With over 40 years’ experience providing audit, accounting, and income tax services to a wide range of clients, you can be assured that John’s leadership touches Read More
John Howard, CPA, CACA Managing Partner

John is an entrepreneur, keeping close watch on government news releases and market trends.

With over 40 years’ experience providing audit, accounting, and income tax services to a wide range of clients, you can be assured that John’s leadership touches every client that comes through our door.  In addition to his own ventures, John was a Business and Industry delegate at the Alberta Growth Summit and has sat on the Board of Directors and the Audit Committees of a number of significant public companies. He also sits on the Board of two Venture Capital Companies based in Edmonton.

CA Partner
Quentin is a big man with a big heart.  He has a soft spot for entrepreneurs, and he loves it when his clients remark ‘you aren’t a typical accountant’.  He is relentlessly focused on helping his clients achieve their goals.  Read More
Quentin D. Gardiner, CPA, CACA Partner

Quentin is a big man with a big heart.  He has a soft spot for entrepreneurs, and he loves it when his clients remark ‘you aren’t a typical accountant’.  He is relentlessly focused on helping his clients achieve their goals.  When he is not in the office (which is rare), you can find him spending time with his kids, playing golf (poorly he says), or traveling to see Dave Matthews Band.  Quentin has over 20 years experience in public practice with the hairline to prove it.  He has honed is ability to keep an eye on the forest and not the weeds, and keeps his clients’ best interests in mind in everything he does.  Pro Tip:  If you’re looking to get on his good side, his weaknesses are scotch and cigars.

CA Partner
A frustrated Oilers fan waiting for the next big season! Shawn has a strong background providing accounting, tax and business advisory services to a wide range of businesses, individuals and organizations. Meetings with Shawn will leave you with a feeling Read More
Shawn G. Tully, CPA, CACA Partner

A frustrated Oilers fan waiting for the next big season! Shawn has a strong background providing accounting, tax and business advisory services to a wide range of businesses, individuals and organizations. Meetings with Shawn will leave you with a feeling of comprehension as he wants to make sure you understand what is being presented. He creates an environment where you feel comfortable asking the questions you need to. Currently, he is on the Board of Directors for Crimestoppers Association of Edmonton & Northern Alberta as President. Crimestoppers is an organization that he has been involved with for over 5 years. Along with being a hopeful Oilers fan and avid music lover, Shawn is a devoted husband to his wife Leah, and father to two beautiful girls, Keira & Ella. Pro tip: If you want to get on his good side, play some Dave Matthews Band & show up with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

Glenn is committed to streamlining small businesses through dedicated business advising, accounting and tax preparation. 
Glenn Skolney, CPA, CA

Glenn is committed to streamlining small businesses through dedicated business advising, accounting and tax preparation. 

Associate Partner
Tyson’s unique sense of humour and style set this man apart from all the rest. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction from the University of Alberta in 2007, his CA designation in 2010 and joined our firm in Read More
Tyson Breitkreutz, CPA, CAAssociate Partner

Tyson’s unique sense of humour and style set this man apart from all the rest. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction from the University of Alberta in 2007, his CA designation in 2010 and joined our firm in 2012. Tyson is constantly on the quest for further education, spending his lunch breaks studying to upgrade his skill-set. He is actively involved in the Canada Revenue Agency Community Volunteer Income Tax Program and provides tax preparation services to low income senior citizens and new Canadian residents. On top of that, he is one the board for ELVES Special Needs Society here in Edmonton.

We’re not sure where he finds the energy for these commitments as well as his dedication to his young family, classy bow-tie collection and his passion for the fight against Multiple Sclerosis.

Principal
While the thought of accounting may be taxing for some, Ali’s down to earth and fresh approach helps provide clients with a clear understanding of their current financial health and gain better insight behind the numbers. Ali is passionate about Read More
Alexandra Hoet, CPAPrincipal

While the thought of accounting may be taxing for some, Ali’s down to earth and fresh approach helps provide clients with a clear understanding of their current financial health and gain better insight behind the numbers. Ali is passionate about building and maintaining successful client relationships and strives to deliver her clients with exceptional service, all the while developing lasting relationships with each and every one.

When she’s not busy crunching numbers, Ali indulges in quality caffeine beverages, retail therapy, music, and enjoying the company of her husband Regan and daughter Harper, friends & family, and fur babies Toby & Kingsley.

Chief Operating Officer
Rachel is the piece that connects us all. She thrives in everything systematic and loves to figure out the processes that work for the entire HGA Group. Rachel joined our team in January of 2016 and has been filling our Read More
Rachel HanesChief Operating Officer

Rachel is the piece that connects us all. She thrives in everything systematic and loves to figure out the processes that work for the entire HGA Group. Rachel joined our team in January of 2016 and has been filling our office with lovely smells of incense ever since! When she’s not in the office, Rachel loves spending time with her family. One of their favourite locations is out in the woods camping!

Internal Controller
With a contagious smile and warm personality, Judith has the knack of making our entire office feel like a family! As our internal controller, she ensures that the inner-workings of the office are running smoothly.  When not in the office Read More
Judith BleyInternal Controller

With a contagious smile and warm personality, Judith has the knack of making our entire office feel like a family! As our internal controller, she ensures that the inner-workings of the office are running smoothly.  When not in the office Judith can be found traveling with her husband and spending time with her shelties and children.

Manager
Katrine is an organizational force to be reckoned with! That’s why we love her. Katrine’s analytical & detailed approach to accounting makes her an asset to any file that she gets her hands on. Not only does she ensure that the Read More
Katrine Waters, CPAManager

Katrine is an organizational force to be reckoned with! That’s why we love her. Katrine’s analytical & detailed approach to accounting makes her an asset to any file that she gets her hands on. Not only does she ensure that the details are correct, but she takes the time and care to make her clients feel welcome and part of the HGA family. In her spare time, Katrine spends much of her time with her husband Derek, family, friends, and furbabies; Diesel and Ari.

Tax Manager
Tyler graduated from MacEwan University in 2014 and obtained his CPA designation in 2016! For about 6 years, he practiced Tax and Accounting for National Firms. At that point, he decided to seek an opportunity with a local firm that Read More
Tyler Goebel, CPATax Manager

Tyler graduated from MacEwan University in 2014 and obtained his CPA designation in 2016! For about 6 years, he practiced Tax and Accounting for National Firms. At that point, he decided to seek an opportunity with a local firm that is well-respected in both the community and professional world, and we’re so happy to have him! Tyler hopes to bring his passion for helping clients grow their businesses and achieve their dreams to HGA. When he’s not here at the office, you can find him at the dog park with his two dogs, Chelsea and Jager, or hiking to remote locations!

Manager
Peter Jansen CPA, CAManager
Manager
Donna has a strong background in the three A’s of public practice – accounting, audit and assurance for a diverse group of clients.  She is a problem solver and looks for solutions that work for her clients.  Like the rest Read More
Donna Burns, CPA, CMAManager

Donna has a strong background in the three A’s of public practice – accounting, audit and assurance for a diverse group of clients.  She is a problem solver and looks for solutions that work for her clients.  Like the rest of our team here, she is committed to building and maintaining strong client relationships to ensure friendly and easy to understand advice!

 

When not crunching numbers, Donna can be found crunching weights, enjoying a good glass of wine that has been paired with good company and a roaring campfire, travelling or reading.  She has been known to endure crazy weather a time or two riding in the MS Bike Tour (Leduc to Camrose). Currently, she is the Treasurer of Treasure Life, a pediatric cardiac research foundation.

Senior Tax Consultant
Unlike many Edmontonian’s, Bryan is all about the Winter weather. Without it, he couldn’t partake in some of his favourite activities like cross country skiing or snowmobiling! When he isn’t out enjoying our great outdoors, he is HGA’s in-house Senior Read More
Bryan W. Anderson, CPA, CASenior Tax Consultant

Unlike many Edmontonian’s, Bryan is all about the Winter weather. Without it, he couldn’t partake in some of his favourite activities like cross country skiing or snowmobiling! When he isn’t out enjoying our great outdoors, he is HGA’s in-house Senior Tax Consultant. Bryan has deep tax technical experience in multiple industry segments including diversified manufacturers, property developers and managers, construction and engineering, financial institutions, investment management and insurance corporations. Bryan has also provided tax services to a variety of privately held companies from real estate developers to manufacturers and service providers. He is also an expert Whisky connoisseur, even turning his hobby into another career venture: He is currently the President of Lone Pine Distilling here in Edmonton.

Manager
Donna received her CA designation in 2007 and has been in the world of Accounting ever since! She is married with 2 sons and her family loves to keep her busy outside of the office! On top of her husband Read More
Donna Malone CPA, CAManager

Donna received her CA designation in 2007 and has been in the world of Accounting ever since! She is married with 2 sons and her family loves to keep her busy outside of the office! On top of her husband and kids, she also has 2 cats and a dog! Talk about a full house!

Manager
Frank is manager here at HGA and values time spent with clients improving their files, building their business, and getting to know them on a personal level. When he isn’t busy at work at the office, you can find him Read More
Frank OnyschukManager

Frank is manager here at HGA and values time spent with clients improving their files, building their business, and getting to know them on a personal level. When he isn’t busy at work at the office, you can find him visiting with his grand children and probably listening to Summer of ’69!

Manager
Shannon joined us after graduating with her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta and has received her CPA designation while working with HGA! In her free time, Shannon can be found doing yoga or travelling. You can also Read More
Shannon Lough, CPAManager

Shannon joined us after graduating with her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta and has received her CPA designation while working with HGA! In her free time, Shannon can be found doing yoga or travelling. You can also likely find her spending time with friends, her fiance Jamie, and her pride and joy, a Goldendoodle named Tucker!

Senior Designated Accountant
As one of our Senior Designated Accountants, Margie is devoted to client relationships and file accuracy. Her quiet nature and detailed approach to accounting makes her a perfect fit with the HGA team and the entire HGA process.  When she’s Read More
Margie Dobek, CPASenior Designated Accountant

As one of our Senior Designated Accountants, Margie is devoted to client relationships and file accuracy. Her quiet nature and detailed approach to accounting makes her a perfect fit with the HGA team and the entire HGA process.  When she’s not busy in the office, Margie loves to spend time with her family, including her husband Nathaniel and daughter Eleanor. She also devotes time to pursuing her hobbies: painting and reading.

Senior Designated Accountant
Soon after graduating from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science, Olia had developed an interest in accounting. She returned to the University of Alberta to complete a second degree – Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction, and received Read More
Olia Zenith, CPASenior Designated Accountant

Soon after graduating from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science, Olia had developed an interest in accounting. She returned to the University of Alberta to complete a second degree – Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction, and received her CPA designation while working with HGA!

Olia spends her free time with her husband Michael and son Julian, watching documentaries, playing board games, and enjoying the outdoors.

Senior Accountant
Elizabeth (or Liz to all of us here) worked in public accounting for 25 years in Ontario, and is a recent transplant to Alberta! As a true accountant, she loves numbers and finding the solutions that work best for our Read More
Elizabeth FurlongSenior Accountant

Elizabeth (or Liz to all of us here) worked in public accounting for 25 years in Ontario, and is a recent transplant to Alberta! As a true accountant, she loves numbers and finding the solutions that work best for our clients.

Senior Designated Accountant
Sheena graduated from the University of Alberta in 2004, and received her CA designation in 2008.  Her 2 kids keep her busy out of the office.  However, when she does find time for herself, you will find her on the Read More
Sheena HayneSenior Designated Accountant

Sheena graduated from the University of Alberta in 2004, and received her CA designation in 2008.  Her 2 kids keep her busy out of the office.  However, when she does find time for herself, you will find her on the volleyball court (in the winter), in the backyard (in the summer), or in the garage arts-and-crafting and pretending she knows how to use her significant other’s power tools (usually against his wishes).

Senior Designated Accountant
John is happy to be a part of the HGA team! You can usually find him in his office snacking or planning our next office sports bracket! After work, John hangs out with his friends and plays a wide variety Read More
John Lee, CPASenior Designated Accountant

John is happy to be a part of the HGA team! You can usually find him in his office snacking or planning our next office sports bracket! After work, John hangs out with his friends and plays a wide variety of team sports. John has also received his CPA designation while working here at HGA!

Senior Designated Accountant
A lover of nature and travelling, Jo-Lene came to us with a Bachelor’s degree of Commerce in Accounting with Public Practice experience. She started as a bookkeeper and received her CPA designation while working with HGA! Jo-Lene is passionate about Read More
Jo-Lene Samuel, CPASenior Designated Accountant

A lover of nature and travelling, Jo-Lene came to us with a Bachelor’s degree of Commerce in Accounting with Public Practice experience. She started as a bookkeeper and received her CPA designation while working with HGA! Jo-Lene is passionate about providing quality results and delivers a high degree of care when addressing clients’ needs. If she’s not busy with engagements, you might find her travelling the world with her husband, Mykel, spending time with family and friends, or singing to some tunes. She also volunteers at the Boys & Girls Club Big Brother Big Sister in Edmonton. She’s elated to be at HGA and we are just as happy to have her here.

Senior Designated Accountant
Randall came to us in 2017 and has since attained his CPA designation along with plenty of experience in every aspect of the accounting world. If he’s not studying or working hard for us, he finds time to be with Read More
Randall Weber, CPASenior Designated Accountant

Randall came to us in 2017 and has since attained his CPA designation along with plenty of experience in every aspect of the accounting world. If he’s not studying or working hard for us, he finds time to be with his family and, most importantly, his dog Paisley. Be sure to say “hello” to Randall the next time you’re in the office!

Senior Designated Accountant
Maria brings a brilliant and inquisitive nature to the HGA CPA team. Originally from the Philippines, she was formerly an engineering student before moving to Canada. In 2018, Maria graduated BBA with honours from NAIT in 2018 and has since Read More
Maria Almond, CPASenior Designated Accountant

Maria brings a brilliant and inquisitive nature to the HGA CPA team. Originally from the Philippines, she was formerly an engineering student before moving to Canada. In 2018, Maria graduated BBA with honours from NAIT in 2018 and has since received her CPA designation here with us at HGA. When she’s not working on a file, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her 3 dogs and 1 cat. Her hobbies include listening to her favourite band, Aerosmith and practicing Yoga. Fun Fact: She owns a karaoke machine with over 10,000 songs!

 

Staff Accountant
Keegan graduated from U of A after spending some time at UBC with a BComm in finance. Before heading to HGA, he spent three years in public practice at a firm in Jasper, Alberta, working in all aspects within the Read More
Keegan FraserStaff Accountant

Keegan graduated from U of A after spending some time at UBC with a BComm in finance. Before heading to HGA, he spent three years in public practice at a firm in Jasper, Alberta, working in all aspects within the firm.  He’s currently pursuing his CFP designation! During his free time, he plays virtually every sport and coaches sports, as well! If he’s not playing sports, he’s likely working on an Excel spreadsheet for fun/to stay up to date with updates, playing the guitar/piano, or hanging out with his dog!

Staff Accountant
Harleigh is a recent graduate of MacEwan University with a Bachelor of Commerce and is currently enrolled in the CPA program! During her undergrad, she participated in two Study Abroad International Business Study Courses. The first one was throughout Europe Read More
Harleigh ZackStaff Accountant

Harleigh is a recent graduate of MacEwan University with a Bachelor of Commerce and is currently enrolled in the CPA program! During her undergrad, she participated in two Study Abroad International Business Study Courses. The first one was throughout Europe (Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary) and then the second one took place in Asia (Japan, Hong Kong and Macau). As you can probably tell, she loves to travel! She also loves coffee, which is why she fits in so well here! In her free time, she likes to catch up with family and friends, or doing anything active.

Staff Accountant
Nour NouhStaff Accountant
Staff Accountant
Stephanie is our future-chemist-turned-future-accountant! She attained her Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting at MacEwan and is currently pursuing her CPA. Surprisingly enough, her initial start was in Science thinking that chemistry was what her future held. We’re happy to report Read More
Stephanie MertaStaff Accountant

Stephanie is our future-chemist-turned-future-accountant! She attained her Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting at MacEwan and is currently pursuing her CPA. Surprisingly enough, her initial start was in Science thinking that chemistry was what her future held. We’re happy to report that she’s much happier in accounting! When Stephanie isn’t here at the office with us, you can find her singing, helping out at her church or day-dreaming about her future canine companion.

Staff Accountant
Narith has a business administration degree from NAIT with a concentration in accounting. He is pursing his CPA and a Master’s degree. He’s incredible interested in building lasting relationships and helping businesses achieve their goals here at HGA. Originally from Read More
Narith HangStaff Accountant

Narith has a business administration degree from NAIT with a concentration in accounting. He is pursing his CPA and a Master’s degree. He’s incredible interested in building lasting relationships and helping businesses achieve their goals here at HGA.

Originally from Cambodia, Narith likes to volunteer for several organization during his spare time and enjoys spending time with his little cousin, traveling, and working out.

Staff Accountant
Maryann has been an accounting technician/bookkeeper for 10 years. Before moving to Edmonton, she was based in Lloydminster. She enjoys spending time with her family watching movies and hanging out. Superhero movies are her favorite kind. Spending time with my Read More
Maryann FlemingStaff Accountant

Maryann has been an accounting technician/bookkeeper for 10 years. Before moving to Edmonton, she was based in Lloydminster. She enjoys spending time with her family watching movies and hanging out. Superhero movies are her favorite kind. Spending time with my grandson and children make her very happy!

Staff Accountant, HGA Chartered Professional Accountants
Michael finished a degree in Accountancy in the Philippines before he moved to Canada, where he also completed a BBA-Accounting degree at NAIT. Now, he is enrolled in the CPA program and works full-time at HGA. When he is not Read More
Michael EstrellaStaff Accountant, HGA Chartered Professional Accountants

Michael finished a degree in Accountancy in the Philippines before he moved to Canada, where he also completed a BBA-Accounting degree at NAIT. Now, he is enrolled in the CPA program and works full-time at HGA. When he is not at work, he spends time with family watching shows from Netflix and Disney+, or travelling and taking pictures.

Believe it or not, his family owns a karaoke set with thousands of songs! No wonder you can hear him sing, while working!

Staff Accountant
Chunmei LinStaff Accountant
Accounting Technician
Chloe MaherAccounting Technician
Bookkeeper
Candice has been a bookkeeper for the past 7+ years and earned her designation as a Certified Professional Bookkeeper in 2016.  She’s worked with a number of different companies/organizations and enjoys the hunt for and correction of errors.  When not Read More
Candice JacksonBookkeeper

Candice has been a bookkeeper for the past 7+ years and earned her designation as a Certified Professional Bookkeeper in 2016.  She’s worked with a number of different companies/organizations and enjoys the hunt for and correction of errors.  When not working, she loves to spend time with her two tuxedo cats, Boots and Oreo, and her dog, Lucky.  Candice also enjoy spending the evenings crafting on cross-stich, knitting, crochet and diamond painting.  In the summer, she spends most of her free time outside working in the yard and flower beds.

Bookkeeper
Janet has been with us six years now on a part-time basis bringing her experience and love of bookkeeping with her. When she is not doing bookkeeping for a handful of clients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and Read More
Janet SchumacherBookkeeper

Janet has been with us six years now on a part-time basis bringing her experience and love of bookkeeping with her. When she is not doing bookkeeping for a handful of clients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son and the family dogs. In her free time you can find Janet engaged in her other interests which include meeting new people and crocheting anything from blankets to toys to hats.

Bookkeeper
Tamara brings over 18 Years’ of experience to the HGA CPA team. During that time, she has had the opportunity to work with a variety of different types of companies, large and small. For that reason, her ability to identify Read More
Tamara MaisonneuveBookkeeper

Tamara brings over 18 Years’ of experience to the HGA CPA team. During that time, she has had the opportunity to work with a variety of different types of companies, large and small. For that reason, her ability to identify inconsistencies within a file is incredibly strong! Tamara is incredibly passionate about personal development & volunteering, and she can often be found somewhere in our great outdoors hiking or kayaking.

Staff Accountant
Jim works part time as a file preparer and bookkeeper for a few of our clients. He has a knack for showing up right before lunch time – especially when lunch is provided! Jim splits his time between our office Read More
Jim O’BrienStaff Accountant

Jim works part time as a file preparer and bookkeeper for a few of our clients. He has a knack for showing up right before lunch time – especially when lunch is provided! Jim splits his time between our office and volunteering for the Saint Vincent de Paul Society in Edmonton providing emergency assistance to people in need.

Bookkeeper
Darlene brings 30 years of accounting, file preparation, and bookkeeping experience to our team. She does her best to balance work with spending time with her husband and 4 children! As an avid CFL fan, you can find her at Read More
Darlene GaraBookkeeper

Darlene brings 30 years of accounting, file preparation, and bookkeeping experience to our team. She does her best to balance work with spending time with her husband and 4 children! As an avid CFL fan, you can find her at an Eskimos game on any given day. She has been a season seat holder for 25 years! When she isn’t busy managing her projects at HGA, she enjoys camping with the family, motorcycle trips with her husband, and spending time with her Ragdoll cat Luna and her bird Benny!

Bookkeeper
Rebecca HansenBookkeeper
Executive Assistant
Yvonne has been on the HGA team for over 5 years! She takes pride in her role and enjoys being able to provide support to our entire team. When she isn’t hard at work at the office, you can find Read More
Yvonne BlowersExecutive Assistant

Yvonne has been on the HGA team for over 5 years! She takes pride in her role and enjoys being able to provide support to our entire team. When she isn’t hard at work at the office, you can find her at home with her grandchildren, likely cooking them dinner or getting ready for a walk (or ski) in the woods. She also enjoys yoga, baking, and taking the time to decorate her home.

Executive Assistant & Client Care Coordinator
Savanna came to HGA with 7 years of professional experience working in law firms and CPA firms. Her strong type A work ethic combined with her easy-going type B personality allows her to find the ideal work/life balance. Previously a Read More
Savanna SchulzExecutive Assistant & Client Care Coordinator

Savanna came to HGA with 7 years of professional experience working in law firms and CPA firms. Her strong type A work ethic combined with her easy-going type B personality allows her to find the ideal work/life balance. Previously a professional hip hop dancer, some of Savanna’s fondest memories include dancing on cruise ships, touring China with an original production, and competing in the World Hip Hop Dance Championships representing Canada with five of her best friends. When she’s out of the office, you can find her kickboxing, reading about personal development, trying new restaurants or beach bumming her way through the Caribbean on a cruise ship.

Administrative Assistant
Denise is on our administrative team here at HGA CPA. When she not assisting our team in the office, she might be riding rollercoasters, reading books, or re-watching her favourite movie, Silence of the Lambs. She loves music in any Read More
Denise ThursbyAdministrative Assistant

Denise is on our administrative team here at HGA CPA. When she not assisting our team in the office, she might be riding rollercoasters, reading books, or re-watching her favourite movie, Silence of the Lambs. She loves music in any shape or form but admits that she can’t sing a note. Pro tip: She’s loves sugar in any form. Use that to get on her good side!

Administrative Assistant
Prior to working as a personal assistant, Olivia actually started out as a line cook in high school! She has since gained 7 years of experience in the administrative field.  She still has a love for cooking and baking, and Read More
Olivia MazyakAdministrative Assistant

Prior to working as a personal assistant, Olivia actually started out as a line cook in high school! She has since gained 7 years of experience in the administrative field.  She still has a love for cooking and baking, and has even made the odd wedding cake over the years for friends. She also loves gardening, either indoor or outdoor, and has upwards of 30 houseplants. During her spare time, she listens to audiobooks or podcasts, plays with her two very weird cats, or plays video games.

 

Receptionist
Amanda Cline-FremontReceptionist
Administrative Assistant
Cassidy is our resident animal lover here at the office. At home, she has 5 fur babies (two dogs and three cats). As her side hustle, Cassidy owns Songbird Photography, so she spends every spare minute of her time either Read More
Cassidy LemoineAdministrative Assistant

Cassidy is our resident animal lover here at the office. At home, she has 5 fur babies (two dogs and three cats). As her side hustle, Cassidy owns Songbird Photography, so she spends every spare minute of her time either taking and editing photos! She is also an athlete and prides herself in being healthy. We love having her on the team!

Administrative Assistant
Sarah is on our team part time and is a student at Concordia University of Edmonton! She’s on her way to completing a Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Psychology, hoping to one day get into education.  Sarah is extremely task-oriented Read More
Sarah GardinerAdministrative Assistant

Sarah is on our team part time and is a student at Concordia University of Edmonton! She’s on her way to completing a Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Psychology, hoping to one day get into education.  Sarah is extremely task-oriented and she loves spending time doing any administrative task thrown her way. (She also loves spending time at the office because she gets to see my father, Quentin!) In her spare time, you can find her doing photography, knitting, painting and hanging with her dog Oscar.

Executive Assistant
Michelle has worked as an Executive Assistant and Personal Assistant for 15 years for companies in various industries. We’re so happy to have her on the HGA team! In her spare time, she enjoys giving back to local charities, watching Read More
Michelle SwickExecutive Assistant

Michelle has worked as an Executive Assistant and Personal Assistant for 15 years for companies in various industries. We’re so happy to have her on the HGA team!

In her spare time, she enjoys giving back to local charities, watching hockey games, and spending time with family and friends.

Marketing Director
Taylor brings the creative edge to HGA! Her passions outside of marketing include spending time outdoors while enjoying a glass of wine or craft beer and renovating her home with her fiance Dylan.  She is also actively involved in the Read More
Taylor GarstadMarketing Director

Taylor brings the creative edge to HGA! Her passions outside of marketing include spending time outdoors while enjoying a glass of wine or craft beer and renovating her home with her fiance Dylan.  She is also actively involved in the community, volunteering and coaching Special Olympics in St. Albert for over a decade. If she isn’t in the office creating, you can probably find her hiking in the mountains or at the dog park with her Golden Lab Nova and her Yorkie Tebow.