Smythe Announces Merger with Entrust CPA


VANCOUVER, BC – Smythe LLP (Smythe) is pleased to welcome Scott Armstrong, CPA, CA to the partnership effective January 1, 2020. Scott will be merging his Richmond-based practice, Entrust CPA (Entrust), into the Firm and has joined our downtown Vancouver Office.

Founded in 1991, Entrust has been providing clients with accounting, tax and business consulting services for nearly 30 years. With office locations in both Richmond and Fort St. John, Entrust has a diverse network of clients across all industries.

Scott has over 25 years of experience providing clients with accounting, tax and business advisory services to privately-held companies and high-net-worth individuals. Scott joined Entrust in 1994, became a Partner in 2000 and held many leadership roles before becoming President in 2011. Over the years, Scott managed Entrust’s training, standards and human resources matters, in addition to acting as the Firm’s CFO. Scott is now one of 23 partners at Smythe.

Scott will also be joined by Senior Manager, Kelsey Malyuk, CPA, CA. Kelsey joined Entrust in 2008 and has 15 years of experience providing accounting, assurance, advisory and tax services to owner-managed businesses across a broad spectrum of industries.

“We are excited to welcome Scott and his team to Smythe and are confident they will be a great addition to our growing practice,” said Managing Partner, Bob Sanghera. “Through this merger, we will continue to strengthen our presence across the Lower Mainland and will add a diverse network of clients in northern BC.”

Please join us in welcoming Scott and the Entrust team to Smythe.

About Smythe LLP
Smythe LLP is a full-service accounting firm recognized for exceptional work in the areas of assurance, Canadian and US taxation, valuation, insolvency and business advisory services in Vancouver, Langley and Nanaimo. Our clients include private and public companies, family-owned businesses and not-for-profit clients. Our skilled audit, tax and advisory specialists are a diverse team of professionals – many of whom are experts in the real estate and construction, mining and resource, insurance and technology industries across BC and Canada-wide.

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