• BComm (AD), University of Alberta – 1987
• Chartered Accountant – 1991


In 2017, Dan, and his partners John Pinsent and Ben Steman will celebrate the 25th anniversary of St. Arnaud Pinsent Steman Chartered Accountants “SPS.” Dan founded the firm following articling with KPMG Edmonton. SPS is a three partner, 25 staff general accounting practice providing corporate and personal tax services to the local business community.
With over 30 years of experience in public practice, Dan has gained extensive knowledge in all aspects of the life cycle of an owner-managed business including: start-up, financial statement preparation, corporate and personal income tax, GST, reorganizations, budgeting, and retirement planning. Dan has also been closely involved with many business transactions involving the sale/purchase of an owner-managed business. Client service is always a top priority!

Dan understands the need to always give back to the greater community and has been actively involved in a number of local organizations. Dan’s 3,500 hours of community service include some of the following volunteer positions: Treasurer of the Greater Edmonton Home Builders Association, Vice President Finance Sherwood Park Minor Hockey, Director Sherwood Park Titans Minor Lacrosse Association, Junior Achievement of Alberta and most recently President Sherwood Park Major Junior Lacrosse Association. Dan has also coached hockey, lacrosse as well as boys and girls basketball over the past 20 years in Sherwood Park.

Dan and his wife of 28 years Tracey are animal lovers and currently share their home with 3 rescued cats. Dan and Tracey have 3 children.