Vancouver
CURRENT LOCATION
BDO Canada Limited - Vancouver

925 West Georgia Street

Cathedral Place Building

Suite 600

Vancouver, BC
V6C 3L2
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Monday
08:30–17:00
Tuesday
08:30–17:00
Wednesday
08:30–17:00
Thursday
08:30–17:00
Friday
08:30–17:00
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Note: Evening appointments available.

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Our Services

At BDO Debt Solutions Vancouver, our team of experts are ready to provide support for:

  • Credit counselling
  • Budgeting tools
  • Debt consolidation loans
  • Debt management plans
  • Debt settlement plans
  • Creating consumer proposals
  • Filing for Bankruptcy

Our Team

Ilya Margulis

Ilya Margulis

Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Ilya Margulis is the Vice-President and Licensed Insolvency Trustee responsible for the Financial Recovery Services practice in the Metro Vancouver region, including Surrey, Vancouver, Burnaby, Langley, White Rock and Abbotsford. He has 10 years of experience advising both businesses and individuals with regard to financial restructuring, tax planning and financial statement assurance. Ilya’s experience extends across a variety of sectors including manufacturing, food and beverage, retail, mining, mining services, real estate, not for profits and the public sector.

Since focusing on financial restructuring in 2010, Ilya has been involved in turnaround advisory; the day-to-day management of organizations; CCAA and proposal proceedings; as well as corporate and consumer bankruptcies and proposals. Ilya also has experience in conducting forensic analysis, undertaking independent business reviews and monitoring under-performing companies.

Professional Designations & Education
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT)
  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant (CPA,CA), British Columbia
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of British Columbia
Jennifer McCracken

Jennifer McCracken

Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Jennifer McCracken is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee and works in BDO’s Lower Mainland offices including the Abbotsford, Langley, Surrey, White Rock, Burnaby and Vancouver areas. She has over 15 years’ experience advising individuals and businesses in formal and informal insolvency processes. Jennifer is committed to finding creative and practical solutions to resolve individuals’ financial difficulties.

She has experience with complex engagements involving income tax debtors, sole proprietorships and marital separation, and assists debtors and creditors in reaching mutually beneficial solutions. Jennifer brings a broad range of financial-recovery experience for businesses of all sizes including private and court appointed receiverships, bankruptcies and proposals to creditors.

Jennifer served as a director and Past President of the British Columbia Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals and actively volunteers on the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professional’s (CAIRP) national committees. Currently, Jennifer is the BC Representative on CAIRP's Board of Directors. She is a regular presenter of bankruptcy and insolvency related topics and also volunteers with Junior Achievement of British Columbia and the Fraser Valley’s Association of Women in Finance. In 2015, she was the recipient of CAIRP’s Outstanding Volunteer Award.

Community engagement is a passion for Jennifer who actively volunteers with her children’s activities and sports. In her spare time, Jennifer can be found working in her garden.

Professional Designations & Education
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT)
  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP)
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia
Sandra Dion

Sandra Dion

Senior Insolvency Administrator

Sandra Dion is a Senior Administrator located in the Langley, BC, office.

Sandra joined the BDO Canada team in March 2019, embarking on a new adventure after 14 years with a non-profit credit counselling service. Previous to that Sandra spent a number of years as a debt collector for two large banks. Sandra has also been licensed as an Insolvency Counsellor since 2010. She is currently enrolled in the Insolvency Administrator course.

The wealth of knowledge she brings to her role, is gladly shared with clients. She is passionate about helping clients explore their options, when dealing with the financial quicksand they find themselves in.

When not at work, Sandra enjoys puttering in her little garden, wandering through garden shops and buying too many books. She also treasures time with family and friends.

Kathryn De Vaal

Kathryn De Vaal

Senior Insolvency Administrator

Kathryn De Vaal has proven that her greatest strength is her knowledge and her compassionate nature which aids her clients, making them feel at ease and offering them the reassurance while finding solutions to their financial situation.

Kathryn is a Senior Estate Administrator with over 7 years’ experience in corporate and personal insolvency. She has experience on a range of insolvency engagements, including private and court appointed receiverships, bankruptcies and proposals to creditors. She is a certified Insolvency Counsellor and has completed the Insolvency Administrator’s Course.

Kathryn sees that all her clients reach prospective credit security and successfully counsels them to a brighter financial future. Kathryn is active in her business community, currently serving as a Vice-President of Finance for the Young Women in Business Vancouver Chapter.

Kathryn services the Burnaby, Vancouver and Surrey offices. Kathryn enjoys spending time outdoors camping and hiking.

Professional Designations & Education

  • Insolvency Administrator’s Course
  • Insolvency Counsellor Certification
  • Bachelor of Arts, Simon Fraser University

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