Donna was born and raised in Dunedin, New Zealand. She graduated from the University of Otago in 2007 with a Bachelor of Commerce and obtained her CA designation with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (formerly New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants) in 2011.
Donna joined Smythe in 2012 after moving from New Zealand. She provides assurance, advisory and tax services to private companies in various industries including real estate, retail and investment. Within the Firm, Donna is active in campus recruiting, staff mentoring and development and providing in-house training courses for the Firm’s staff.
Outside of work, Donna enjoys travelling to new places, hiking and exploring the trails around Vancouver and playing softball.