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About Derek L. Chase

Licensed Insolvency Trustee

After growing up on Vancouver Island, I made the easy decision to return to its natural beauty and recreational opportunities in 1993. Prior to moving back, I had spent eight years in Vancouver for schooling and articling with the international accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers).

I have thoroughly enjoyed helping individuals and corporations restructure their debt. Although accounting is great, having the opportunity to help people on a more intimate basis was a driving force in completing a ‘second CPA’. In 1997 I became licensed by the Federal Government as a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (previously Trustee in Bankruptcy).

It is extremely satisfying to be able to witness lives change for the positive due to a restructuring of financial affairs. When not at work, I spend time with my wife Jacquie and two children, coaching high school sports, golfing or donating time at the Salvation Army.

Education

  • 1990 – Bachelor of Commerce, University of British Columbia
  • 1993 – Chartered Accountant (CA) now Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • 1997 – Licensed Insolvency Trustee (previously Trustee in Bankruptcy)
  • 1997 – Chartered Insolvency & Restructuring Professional (CIRP)

Areas of Practice

  • Personal insolvency including consumer proposals to creditors, financial counseling and assignments into bankruptcy
  • Corporate insolvency – including business restructuring via proposals, bankruptcy, and receiverships
  • Accounting for small business
  • Personal income tax
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Vancouver Island
Campbell River Debt Solutions
400 Tenth Avenue
Campbell River, BC V9W 4E3
250.287.8331
Courtenay Debt Solutions
#102-635 Fitzgerald Avenue
Courtenay, BC V9N 2R4
250.897.1885
Parksville / Qualicum Debt Solutions
124 Middleton Avenue
Parksville, BC V9P 2H4
1.866.317.8331
Sunshine Coast
Powell River Debt Solutions
4493A Marine Avenue
Powell River, BC V8A 2K3
604.485.7302
Sechelt/Gibsons Debt Solutions
#301-5500 Wharf Ave
Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0
604.884.5188
BC North Coast
Terrace, Prince Rupert & Kitimat Debt Solutions
101 - 4639 Lazelle Avenue
Terrace, BC V8G 1S8
1.866.317.8331
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