Blaine Gendre BComm CPA CFP
Blaine is the managing partner of Horizon CPA and joined the practice in early 2019. He grew up on an acreage south of Stettler, Alberta. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Alberta he then went on to complete the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) program in the fall of 2019 and the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) program in the fall of 2021.
Blaine has held accounting and financial management roles with multiple businesses in the oil, gas & mining industries for several years before joining Horizon. He understands the daily struggles that businesses face in order to keep the wheels turning. He has a strong belief that well managed finances of a business are just as important as the goods and services they provide.
Blaine is experienced in cash management, profitability, business valuations and large scale business operations. He also understands budgeting and forecasting are an essential component to ensuring businesses can navigate the ever-changing economy. Blaine has a strong interest in technology and its specific ability to generate opportunities for businesses.
Blaine lives in south Edmonton and services the firm's Edmonton client base. He has a focus on health and wellness, enjoys travelling, and hockey. Blaine has a passion for entrepreneurship and helping businesses grow and evolve.
Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) University of Alberta (2015)
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) CPAWSB (2019)
Certified Financial Planner (CFP) FP Canada (2021)
Treasurer of FarmHouse Fraternity Association Board