Dave (Devender) S. Minhas
Having started his career at Pivotal in 2007, and becoming partner in 2012, Dave's longstanding clients benefit from his specialization in tax and valuation service delivery, as well as private enterprise and family/owner-managed businesses, and income tax compliance services for corporate and personal clients.
Dave is passionate about helping clients create and efficiently deliver value in their own businesses. A holder of the Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designation, Dave's expertise lies in guiding clients through all stages of a business sale and evaluating business acquisitions, including determining the financial value of a business, structuring transactions that allow for maximum value creation and successfully negotiating transaction terms in the best interest of his clients. Dave particularly enjoys working as part of a proactive, integrated team and to always do the right thing for clients.
A BSI accredited ISO9001 lead auditor, who has also completed the In-Depth Tax Program at the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants, Dave's holistic approach to accounting for all operational nuances when providing tax consultation makes him a preferred advisor to businesses in the medical, legal, construction, manufacturing and oil field service industries.
Dave has been actively involved in the pursuits of giving back to his community and professional development. He has completed leadership skills development courses from Upstream Academy and Allinial Global. These skills not only benefit his firm and clients, but also the Central Alberta community. He is the Past Chairman and current Director of the Board of the Red Deer Airport Authority with service dating back to 2013. Dave is also a Board Member at the McMan Youth Family and Community Services Association, who support and encourage individuals and families to achieve their full potential.
Ryerson University, where he earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree (class of '07), recognized Dave with an Alumni Achievement Award in 2016. This award was followed by the honour of recognition from the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants with a Distinguished Service Award in 2017. Both awards celebrated Dave's achievements in the accounting profession, continued dedication to the community and commitment to professional development.