“Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending.”

Carl Bard

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'! ”

Audrey Hepburn

“It's better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret”

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

We do things differently, and our clients achieve their goals because of it.

Our Team

Shelly Shaw, CA, Owner

Shelly Shaw, CA

Owner
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Shelly has grown up in Lethbridge, Alberta. After graduating from the University of Lethbridge in 2002 with a Bachelor of Management degree, she started her career with Meyers Norris Penny during tax season of 2003. Shelly stayed at MNP until December 2009 when she left to join VLS. In October 2015, Shelly founded Shaw & Associates Chartered Accountants*.
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Ryan Vanderploeg, Accounting Technician

Ryan Vanderploeg

Accounting Technician
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Ryan grew up on a farm in the Vulcan area. After graduating high school, he worked for a year in Canmore before deciding to study accounting at Lethbridge College. Ryan later transferred to the University of Lethbridge to complete his degree.
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Cathy Gettman, Office Manager

Cathy Gettman

Office Manager
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Cathy was born and raised in Lethbridge, and graduated from Winston Churchill High School. She is married to Randy, and now calls Coaldale home. Their daughter Mairin will be graduating from the University of Lethbridge in 2017.
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Barb Johnson, Accounting Technician

Barb Johnson

Accounting Technician
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Barb Johnson was born and raised in Calgary where she was involved in multiple successful family businesses. She has a diverse background having studied Interior Architecture at the University of Oregon and worked as an interior designer and artist.
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Micayla Wilson, Accounting Technician

Micayla Wilson

Accounting Technician
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Micayla grew up in Lethbridge where she has enjoyed being a part of sport, theatre and dance groups.
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Brad Karas, Co-op Student

Brad Karas

Co-op Student
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Brad was born and raised in Calgary. In the fall of 2015, he moved to Lethbridge to pursue his Bachelor of Management in Accounting at the U of L and is currently in his third year of study.
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Chase, Office Greeter

Chase

Office Greeter
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