1055 West Georgia St.
Note: Evening appointments available.
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
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 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 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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