After conversations with members of the NHH Leadership Team, Vance LeCocq has graciously allowed his name to be put forward for the treasurer position in our church (we will have a vote of acclamation on March 19th).
Vance, along with his wife Cindy, and daughters Carly and Hannah, has been attending our church for 3 years.
He has been the treasurer of the Calgary Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practioners (“STEP”) since 2010 and will be taking on the role as President for a 2-year term beginning in May 2017. Vance has been the treasurer for numerous not-for-profit and charitable organizations including his condo board, the Bishop Carroll Music Society, the Calgary Luge Club, Oneball (a testicular cancer organization), and the previous church he and his family attended. In addition to being a member of the CPA Canada and STEP, he is also a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation.
Vance is a Chartered Accountant who has practiced in the area of tax since 1998. Since 2013, Vance has been the Tax Partner with Strategy Wealth Advisors, a boutique firm that provides insurance solutions for tax, estate and succession planning for high net-worth Canadian families. Vance was an employee and then a partner of a national chartered accounting firm from 1992-2013 where he led the privately held business and high net worth area of the tax practice and was known for bringing a creative yet practical approach to various situations including: transaction based matters (i.e. buying and selling of business/assets), succession and estate planning, strategies using trusts, and overall tax minimization strategies.