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Walter J. Schibli

Walter has over 50 years' experience in public practice providing services to local entrepreneurs.

He articled in Victoria with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., a predecessor firm to KPMG. Upon earning his C.A. designation in 1974 he transferred to the firm's Zurich office. Soon after his return to Victoria, Walter began his own practice in 1976 and continues to focus primarily on tax and financial advice to owner-managed businesses and professionals.

Walter J. Schibli CPA, CA

Walter has over 50 years' experience in public practice providing services to local entrepreneurs.

He articled in Victoria with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., a predecessor firm to KPMG. Upon earning his C.A. designation in 1974 he transferred to the firm's Zurich office. Soon after his return to Victoria, Walter began his own practice in 1976 and continues to focus primarily on tax and financial advice to owner-managed businesses and professionals.

Alexander (Sandy) Stedman

Sandy is a dedicated scholar and teacher in all aspects of taxation. His practice includes accounting and tax advice for professionals, owner-managed business, high net worth individuals and groups of privately held companies.

Sandy graduated with a BCom from UBC in 1984, attained his designation in 1987 and was elected a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC in 2018.

Sandy joined Schibli Stedman King in 1996 after spending several years as an internal auditor for a large public company and a controller for a group of privately held companies. He has been a member of the Communications and the Practice Review and Licensing committees at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and has been a member of the Tax Professional Development Group at the institute, now CPABC, since 2001.

Since 2002 Sandy has been an author and instructor of taxation courses for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and now CPABC. He has also been an instructor for taxation courses for the Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Institutes of Chartered Accountants.

Sandy is married and has three grown children. When enjoying some downtime, Sandy spends time exploring the outdoors and traveling.

Alexander (Sandy) Stedman FCPA, FCA

Sandy is a dedicated scholar and teacher in all aspects of taxation. His practice includes accounting and tax advice for professionals, owner-managed business, high net worth individuals and groups of privately held companies.

Sandy graduated with a BCom from UBC in 1984, attained his designation in 1987 and was elected a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC in 2018.

Sandy joined Schibli Stedman King in 1996 after spending several years as an internal auditor for a large public company and a controller for a group of privately held companies. He has been a member of the Communications and the Practice Review and Licensing committees at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and has been a member of the Tax Professional Development Group at the institute, now CPABC, since 2001.

Since 2002 Sandy has been an author and instructor of taxation courses for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and now CPABC. He has also been an instructor for taxation courses for the Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba Institutes of Chartered Accountants.

Sandy is married and has three grown children. When enjoying some downtime, Sandy spends time exploring the outdoors and traveling.

Brian W. King

Brian grew up in Vancouver, graduated with honors from the University of Western Ontario and articled with a mid-sized Vancouver CA firm. He attained his designation in 1989. After working in London England and Northern BC, he joined the firm in 1995 and became a partner in 1998.

Brian has been providing tax planning, estate planning and practical financial advice to private enterprises and their owners for over thirty years.

Outside of the office, Brian plays hockey and skis in the winter and enjoys kayaking and cycling in the summer.

Brian W. King CPA, CA

Brian grew up in Vancouver, graduated with honors from the University of Western Ontario and articled with a mid-sized Vancouver CA firm. He attained his designation in 1989. After working in London England and Northern BC, he joined the firm in 1995 and became a partner in 1998.

Brian has been providing tax planning, estate planning and practical financial advice to private enterprises and their owners for over thirty years.

Outside of the office, Brian plays hockey and skis in the winter and enjoys kayaking and cycling in the summer.

Sean C. Twamley

Sean has over 30 years of public practice experience specializing in providing tax and accounting advice to private business and their owners/managers.

Sean was born in Vancouver and raised in Vernon by parents from Ireland and England. He graduated from the University of Victoria in 1994 with a double major in Economics and Political Science.

Sean has two children at home. He enjoys traveling, building projects and restoring cars.

Sean C. Twamley CPA, CA

Sean has over 30 years of public practice experience specializing in providing tax and accounting advice to private business and their owners/managers.

Sean was born in Vancouver and raised in Vernon by parents from Ireland and England. He graduated from the University of Victoria in 1994 with a double major in Economics and Political Science.

Sean has two children at home. He enjoys traveling, building projects and restoring cars.

Chad Linger

Chad joined Schibli Stedman King in 2007 after obtaining his professional designation in 2007 while articling with KPMG in Victoria and Vancouver. He later became a partner with the firm in 2011. His primary focus is on accounting and tax services for owner-managed businesses and their shareholders with a strong emphasis on client service. Chad has an entrepreneurial background, being involved in a local family-run business.

Chad was born in Alberta before moving to the west coast in the mid-’90s. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria in 2004 and a Masters in Professional Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan in 2006. Chad has completed Parts I, II and III of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's (previously the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants) In-Depth Tax Course.

Chad is married and has two children. He spends his time away from the office at Shawnigan Lake with his family, going to the gym and coaching and playing hockey. He is also involved with the Family Business Association Vancouver Island (FBA) which is an organization designed to provide support to family business.

Chad Linger CPA, CA, MPAcc.

Chad joined Schibli Stedman King in 2007 after obtaining his professional designation in 2007 while articling with KPMG in Victoria and Vancouver. He later became a partner with the firm in 2011. His primary focus is on accounting and tax services for owner-managed businesses and their shareholders with a strong emphasis on client service. Chad has an entrepreneurial background, being involved in a local family-run business.

Chad was born in Alberta before moving to the west coast in the mid-’90s. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria in 2004 and a Masters in Professional Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan in 2006. Chad has completed Parts I, II and III of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's (previously the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants) In-Depth Tax Course.

Chad is married and has two children. He spends his time away from the office at Shawnigan Lake with his family, going to the gym and coaching and playing hockey. He is also involved with the Family Business Association Vancouver Island (FBA) which is an organization designed to provide support to family business.

Tristan Story

Tristan joined Schibli Stedman King in 2008 and specializes in helping owner-managed companies. He has a focus on tax planning, including reorganizations, estate planning, the use of trusts and cross border issues.

Tristan obtained his designation in 2006 after completing his Bachelor of Technology in Accounting from BCIT. He articled with a local mid-sized accounting firm in Vancouver before joining the tax group at Ernst & Young. His background includes experience in reorganizations, international taxation, transfer pricing and transaction tax. Tristan has also completed Parts I, II and III of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's (previously the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants) In-Depth Tax Course.

Tristan enjoys teaching and has facilitated for the Chartered Accounting School of Business, taught part-time courses at BCIT and Camosun College, co-authored and taught courses for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and has served as a facilitator for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's In-Depth Tax Course for Parts I and II.

In his spare time, Tristan enjoys spending time with his son, marathon training, cycling and doing the odd triathlon.

Tristan Story CPA, CA

Tristan joined Schibli Stedman King in 2008 and specializes in helping owner-managed companies. He has a focus on tax planning, including reorganizations, estate planning, the use of trusts and cross border issues.

Tristan obtained his designation in 2006 after completing his Bachelor of Technology in Accounting from BCIT. He articled with a local mid-sized accounting firm in Vancouver before joining the tax group at Ernst & Young. His background includes experience in reorganizations, international taxation, transfer pricing and transaction tax. Tristan has also completed Parts I, II and III of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's (previously the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants) In-Depth Tax Course.

Tristan enjoys teaching and has facilitated for the Chartered Accounting School of Business, taught part-time courses at BCIT and Camosun College, co-authored and taught courses for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and has served as a facilitator for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada's In-Depth Tax Course for Parts I and II.

In his spare time, Tristan enjoys spending time with his son, marathon training, cycling and doing the odd triathlon.

Cory van Osterhout

Cory joined Schibli Stedman King in 2004 after completing his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Victoria. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 2008.

Cory's focus is on assisting and advising owner-operated businesses on accounting, tax, and estate planning in many industries including construction, property development, property management and various professionals.

Cory was born and raised in Victoria. Most of his spare time is spent with his wife and two daughters but he also enjoys snowboarding, golfing, and camping.

Cory van Osterhout CPA, CA

Cory joined Schibli Stedman King in 2004 after completing his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Victoria. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 2008.

Cory's focus is on assisting and advising owner-operated businesses on accounting, tax, and estate planning in many industries including construction, property development, property management and various professionals.

Cory was born and raised in Victoria. Most of his spare time is spent with his wife and two daughters but he also enjoys snowboarding, golfing, and camping.