Scott has been with KPMG for 16 years and has worked with a wide variety of both private and public companies during this time. His first 4 years with KPMG were spent in Vancouver before transferring to the Calgary office in 2000. Since arriving in Calgary, Scott has gained extensive experience working with numerous technology-based clients, providing a wide range of services, including audit, securities work, and due diligence assignments.
Scott is a board member with the Alberta Science and Technology Foundation and also sits on the Accounting Steering Committee for the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He is also the partner responsible for KPMG in Calgary's Campus Recruiting initiatives.
In his spare time, Scott is an avid golfer, and especially enjoys spending time with his wife and four young children.
Brad W. Robertson
Brad Robertson joined KPMG in September 1999 after graduating from the University of Calgary. Aside from a 2 and a half year stint in industry at an oil and gas company in the treasury and investor relations area, Brad has worked in the Audit practice since joining the firm and became a partner in 2010. His client base is mainly focused on oil and gas exploration and services companies.
While at KPMG, Brad has been involved as a Lead Campus Recruiter in both the Maritimes and Calgary.
Brad is a big sports fan and has a particular liking for baseball, hockey, and golf, although his time on the golf course has been limited in recent years, as his 2 young kids keep him busy.
Senior Talent Attraction Manager, Campus Recruiting
Louisa started out her KPMG career as a summer intern in May 2003, and after obtaining her B.Comm through the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary in 2004, began her full-time career with the firm in the fall of that same year. Louisa went on to complete the CASB program, and passed the UFE in 2006.
While working in the Calgary office's Audit practice for 4 years, Louisa had the opportunity to work on both public and private clients, as well as due diligence, US GAAP, and SOX engagements. In 2008, after spending 3 great months on a temporary secondment with the Campus Recruiting team, Louisa decided to take on the full time role of Manager of Campus Recruiting for the Calgary office.
In June 2012, Louisa was promoted to Senior Talent Attraction Manager, and now manages the campus team nationally. When she’s not busy meeting students on campus, Louisa enjoys taking long trips to other continents; learning new languages; volunteering at the Women in Need Society; and hiking, camping, and skiing in the Rockies.
“My KPMG Perfect Fit is the great mentorship culture our firm has. I love being involved in the UFE process and being able to mentor writers throughout the process by marking exams and offering emotional support.”
Senior Manager, Audit
Chris Phone joined KPMG during the summer of 2005, where he completed a summer student term. Upon attaining his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Calgary in 2006, Chris returned to the audit practice full-time.
Chris maintains a diverse client portfolio, which allows him to interact with a number of different industries including oil & gas exploration and services, information technology, and manufacturing.
Since obtaining his CA designation from KPMG, the flexibility of working at the firm has allowed him to take time off to pursue his interest in travelling and seeing the world. Recent destinations include countries in Europe, Asia, and North America.
Stephanie Pankratz joined KPMG in September 2005 after completing the Bachelor of Commerce program at the University of Calgary. Stephanie is a part of the Corporate Audit group and works with a variety of clients from multinational public clients to not-for-profit organizations in the agriculture, power and oil & gas industries.
While at KPMG, Stephanie completed the Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) program at the University of Saskatchewan. Over the past few years, Stephanie has been involved in marking both for the CA School of Business (CASB) and the MPAcc program. Stephanie has been a mentor as part of the Haskayne School of Business Mentorship Program and for the Calgary Immigrant Services Integrated Women's Mentorship Program.
Stephanie has traveled throughout Canada, US, Latin America, Europe and Asia. She enjoys golf, cooking, learning new languages, snowboarding and traveling.
Talent Attraction Manager
Taryn has worked in a variety of areas in her short time at KPMG; she started her career with KPMG as a co-op student in Toronto in the fall of 2005, and then made the move to Calgary to complete a term as a summer intern in 2006. Taryn returned to Dalhousie University to finish her Bachelor of Commerce prior to returning to Calgary to work full time in the Audit group in the fall of 2007. Taryn then went on to complete the CASB program and pass the UFE in 2009.
While working in the Calgary office, Taryn has had the opportunity to test out a number of different areas, working on large and small audit engagements, travelling across the country and over to London, preparing tax returns in the International Tax group, and working with the Campus Recruiting team on a 3-month temporary secondment in 2008. Upon passing the UFE and completing her third year with KPMG, Taryn took on a 1-year secondment working with the Campus Recruiting team as a Talent Attraction Specialist in the Calgary office and enjoyed this experience so much that she has now become a permanent member of the Talent Attraction Team!
In her free time, when she isn't too busy on campus, Taryn enjoys travelling, biking, volunteering in her community, and spending time with her family and friends.
Staff Accountant, Audit
Daniela has been a full time employee of KPMG since 2011, and she also worked at KPMG as a summer intern in 2010. She completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Calgary in 2011, and she worked in accounting roles in the oil industry in 2008 and 2009 during the summer months while she was an undergraduate student.
While at KPMG, Daniela has been involved with audit clients of varying sizes, personal tax, and corporate tax. She also attended the KPMG Fast Forward Leadership Conference in Hollywood, CA. She currently serves on the Distinguished Business Leader Award (DBLA) Selection Committee and the Commerce Undergraduate Society Advisory Committee at the Haskayne School of Business.
Daniela has traveled across Canada, the United States, Italy, and volunteered in Russia. In her spare time, Daniela enjoys playing golf, spending time with her family, friends, and dogs, and volunteering.