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Peter McLaren
(Founder)

Peter received his Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation in 1974 and in 1979 founded McLaren & Co., which merged to form McLaren Trefanenko Inc. (MTI) in 2004. He was a member of the Certified General Accountants Association of BC (CGA-BC) from 1974 to 2014, and retired his membership in 2014.  Peter was also a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE).

During his professional accountant career of over 30 years, Peter sat as a panel member of the CGA BC Disciplinary Committee for seven years hearing ethics complaints against members and determining disciplinary actions.  He also served on several other CGA-BC committees and volunteered as a Board Member for various community organizations.  In addition, Peter was as an Expert Witness in the BC Supreme Court, and at Mediation hearings. He also testified in Chambers and at Examinations for Discovery.

Peter retired from practice in July 2014 and currently devotes his time to the art of woodturning.

In 2013, the Certified General Accountants (CGA), the Chartered Accountants (CA), and the Certified Management Accountants (CMA) of British Columbia, amalgamated to form one professional accounting designation in British Columbia, the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA).  For more information please visit the CPA British Columbia website.