Our staff all have the training, education, and expertise to help increase your bottom line. We pride ourselves on providing great communication with our clients through the use of face to face meetings, the telephone, and the internet. What works for you works for us.
Bruce D Martin, CPA, CA
Bruce was born in Porcupine Plain, SK. He attended the University of Saskatchewan where he obtained his Bachelor of Commerce Degree. Bruce articled with Price Waterhouse in Calgary, AB where he obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1975. Since then, Bruce has been a CA as both an employee and partner in Pincher Creek, AB, Camrose, AB and Port Alberni, BC. In 1990 he bought an Accounting practice in Kamloops, BC and has been here ever since. Bruce specializes in small to medium sized business in all industries.
Marcelle La Hue, BBA
Business Manager/Accountant/Business Advisor
Marcelle has lived in Kamloops since 1997 and began working for BMA in January 2008. She graduated with her Bachelor of Business Administration, with an accounting major, from Thompson Rivers University in April 2011. Marcelle is the Operations Manager for BMA and her main responsibilities involve the daily operations of the business which includes accounting, human resources and marketing. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.
I have been with Bruce Martin & Associates since September 2012. I was born and raised in Kamloops. We have 3 children, one dog (Springer spaniel) and a cat. I enjoy the outdoors, traveling, camping and when I have time I enjoy doing crafts and cooking.
Tammy Vicars, CPA, CA
Tammy was born and raised in Kelowna, BC. She obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration with an accounting major at UBC, Okanagan campus in 2002. She was employed with Grant Thornton LLP during the time she was earning her degree and went on to achieve her designation as a Chartered Accountant in 2006. After working for Grant Thornton for nine years Tammy moved to Kamloops in October 2008 to join our team. She specializes in small to medium sized businesses and, being raised on a ranch, has a strong agricultural background. Tammy enjoys horseback riding and is involved with the Kamloops Soccer Association.
Tammy Taylor, BBA
Tammy has lived in Kamloops for the majority of her life and graduated from Thompson Rivers University in April 2007 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with an accounting major. She came to work for our firm the same year and is currently articling with BMA to obtain her designation as a Chartered Accountant. Tammy is very active in the community with her coaching duties for her soccer team and her ongoing volunteer work with the Canadian Cancer Society. Contact Tammy with any of your tax or accounting questions and she will work with you to find the right solution for YOU.
Abigail Owusu, BBA
Accountant/Business Advisor/Articling Student
Abigail obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby in 2008. After working for a CA firm in Surey, BC for six years, Abigail moved with her family to Kamloops in 2013 and joined our team in October of that same year. She specializes in small to medium size businesses. When not working, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.
Suzanne was raised in Langley, BC and spent most of her adult life in the Kootenays. She moved to Kamloops in 2006 and has worked in public practice as a bookkeeper ever since. Suzanne came to work with BMA in the fall of 2008 and brings with her ten years of bookkeeping experience. She enjoys being a wife, mom & grandma which keeps her quite busy, along with playing the piano, knitting, reading and just enjoying life with her family.
Rose was born and raised in Edmonton, AB. After living in Fort St. John and raising her family there for almost 30 years, she moved to Kamloops in May of 2012. She has worked for us as a bookkeeper since December of 2012. Rose has worked off and on in various areas of bookkeeping for over 20 years. In her personal time, she is enjoying hiking and exploring Kamloops and the surrounding areas.
Jessica Ducharme, BBA
I have been with Bruce Martin & Associates for almost a year now as a Junior Accountant, and I look forward to attaining my certification and becoming a CPA with Bruce Martin & Associates with in the next few years.Originally I am from Manitoba and moved to British Columbia with my family in 2000. It was here in Kamloops where I have graduated from TRU-OL with an Accounting and Finance major. I also look forward to relocating to Fort St. John Office!
Technology Manager/Accountant/Business Advisor
Bev is the Office Manager for Bruce Martin and Associates in our Clearwater office and Technology Manager for BMA. She has been with us since January 1998. She has 20 years of business experience in service industries as an Accounting and Office Manager. Bev is one of our experts when it comes to accounting/bookkeeping software. Bev enjoys the outdoors and is an avid golfer. Bev is also working toward her Advance Certificate in Accounting.
I moved to Clearwater from Prince George in April 2010 and joined BMA as a bookkeeper in February of 2012 in the Clearwater office. I graduated with a Computerized Bookkeeping Certificate from College of New Caledonia with honors standing in 2001. I enjoy my grandchildren, twins Cadence and Blaze (looking forward to more), camping, fishing, watching stock car racing and generally being outdoors.
Guodong (Laurence) Wang, CPA, CGA
Laurence was born in China and came to Canada in 2006 to study business with major in Accounting and Finance at Thompson Rivers University. Since he joined our team of accountants, Laurence has completed his CGA designation in 2011. Laurence enjoys providing services to small and medium-sized business, not for profit organizations and individuals. He is happily married and has one son. He enjoys most outdoor activities, such as hiking, skiing and golfing.
Quan (Nick) Zhang, BBA
Nick was born in Shanghai, China and came to Canada in 2009 as a transfer student. He graduated with his Bachelor of Business Administration, with accounting and marketing major, from Thompson Rivers University in December 2012. Nick joined us in February 2013 and is currently articling with BMA to obtain his designation as a Chartered Professional Accountant. He is fluent in both English and Mandarin. In his spare time, Nick enjoys playing tennis, running, and golfing with friends.
I have been with the firm for 13 years. I started out as the receptionist and move my way up through the firm. I do bookkeeping, account reconciliations, payroll, T4s, Notice To Readers, corporate tax returns and person tax returns. I am from Kamloops, BC but now work in our Fort St. John office. I enjoy travelling and am planning a trip to New York!
I began working for Bruce Martin & Associates in May 2014, after completing my Business Management Diploma at Northern Lights College. I am currently the receptionist, but I do much of the bookkeeping as well. My duties include assisting clients when they arrive to our office, answering phones, posting transactions for our booking clients, completing payroll, and filing payroll/GST remittances. I have lived in Fort St. John since 2000 and enjoy the community.