Kirsten Ogaree CPA, CA

Senior Associate

Kirsten started working at Church Pickard as an intern student during her final year of her Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Vancouver Island University.  She started working as a full-time articling accountant in May 2012, and continued with the firm while she completed her Chartered Accountant designation.  In September 2014, Kirsten wrote the Uniform Final Exam, and was awarded with her designation in early 2015.

As the attest supervisor, Kirsten specializes in audit and review engagements.  In addition, she is involved in a variety of other tax and accounting work, and has significant experience with the preparation of personal tax returns.

Kirsten has lived in Nanaimo her entire life, and during this time has maintained an active role in the community through the participation in sports teams, to taking on her current role as Treasurer of the Nanaimo Conservatory of Music.  In September 2015 Kirsten married her husband Kalada, and they are the proud owners of a black lab named Betty.  In her free time Kirsten enjoys traveling, mountain biking, and taking Betty for long hikes.