Claude Bernard | Chartered Professional Accountant


Claude Bernard, BBA, CPA, CA, CFP is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years in public practice advising private companies and individuals on their taxes and financial issues. After Claude gained years of experience in large firms, in 2011 Claude founded Claude P. Bernard Inc. Chartered Accountants where he continues his emphasis on wealth preservation and creation for his clients primarily in Kelowna, British Columbia.

Success Formula

Claude believes the combination of Knowledge + Experience = Success for his clients. Contact Claude today if you are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Chartered Accountant.


  • Claude started his career in 1985 on Bay Street, Toronto with Thorne Riddell (later merged firm Thorne Ernst & Whinney.)
  • This was followed by 3 years with another Bay Street firm: Orenstein & Partners as a Staff CA.
  • In 1990, Claude moved west to Surrey and joined Lake & Associates.
  • Claude moved to Kelowna in 1993 to set up the Okanagan office of Lake & Assoc. and became a partner in 1996. With the firm growing rapidly, Claude joined MacKay as an Associate in 1997