Ken Pasnak

Ken Pasnak, CPA, CA, ICD.D

Assurance & Advisory Services


Current Status:

Ken Pasnak retired as a partner of KRP effective January, 2018.  Mr. Pasnak's new status of "Partner Emeritus" reflects his outstanding reputation with the CPA profession, the firm, with his clients and with his community.  Mr. Pasnak continues to share his experience and knowledge with our clients and firm members.  We thank you Ken, for your invaluable contributions and guidance throughout the many years!


Ken has developed an accounting, audit and taxation practice, which includes entities in the wholesale, professional services, non-profit, hospitality, sawmill and manufacturing sectors.

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta - 1974 
  • Chartered Accountant, Alberta - 1977 
  • Chartered Accountant, NWT - 1978 - 2016 
  • Alberta Real Estate Licensing Program - 1999 
  • Alberta Real Estate Broker - 2000 
  • Directors Education Program, Institute of Corporate Directors - 2014 
  • Numerous professional and development courses through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Alberta Real Estate Association 

Extensive audit experience, as partner in charge of some of KRP's larger audit engagements, with experience in the following areas:

  • Corporate Finance 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • Real Estate Consulting 
  • Estates and Trusts 
Professional Activities:
  • Member, Chartered Professional Accountants Alberta
  • Member, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (formerly CICA)
  • Director, Medallion Business Brokers Inc.
  • Member, Institute of Corporate Directors 
  • Member, Alberta Real Estate Association
Community Service
  • Member of the Board and Finance Committee Chair of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Prairies and NWT Region (2013-2015)
  • Vice Chairman, National Audit, Finance and Investment Committee of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (2013-2015)
  • Director, Treasurer and President of the Brick Sports Central Children’s Charity (past) 
  • Volunteer personal tax preparation services for low income persons at seniors’ care homes (past) 
  • Finance Committee, Derrick Golf & Winter Club (past) 
  • Administration Program Advisory Committee for Lakeland College (past) 
  • Ronald McDonald House, Financial Advisory Resource (past)