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We are client and family-focused, with an aim to help small businesses grow and thrive, right here, in Saskatchewan.

Pharos Business & Taxation Advisors is an accounting and business management consulting firm located in Regina, Saskatchewan that focuses on small and medium-sized businesses. Est. in 2000, we have been serving clients for over 20 years and continue to expand our base and our knowledge in the ever-changing world of accounting.

Our team is a diverse group that each plays an important role in the success of our clients and their businesses! Recently, we acquired Sandra Jackson, CPA, Prof. Corp. and are very excited to add to our firm her experienced staff and great clients! Welcome to Pharos!

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Meet Our Team

Bryce Dawson


Bryce has been with Pharos since 2011 and has worked his way from a University of Regina graduate to a partner at PB&TA. Bryce specializes in small business planning and taxation, along with personal tax requirements. Outside of the office, Bryce is involved in coaching with Hockey Regina and North Regina Little League.

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Jason Stich


Jason received his CPA designation in 2020 after several years in public practice while attaining his certification. He has experience working in the private sector as a small business owner and a corporate controller and specializes in small business, corporate tax, personal tax and financial statement preparation. In his spare time, Jason volunteers as a board member for not-for-profit organizations.

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Stacie Jensen


Stacie has been with Pharos since 2002, and received her CMA in 2004 after many years in public practice while attaining her certification. She specializes in small business and corporate tax as well as financial statement preparation. Stacie has a large family including 5 children and three grandchildren and is therefore involved with the community at large in various ways outside of the office, in both Moose Jaw and Regina.

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Kyle Campbell


Kyle has been with Pharos since 2018 when he finished his Bachelor of Administration degree at the University of Regina with a major in accounting. Kyle has since completed his CPA designation in 2020 and continues to grow his knowledge in all areas of accounting, with a focus on the agricultural side. Kyle grew up in a small town and is always looking to help out whenever he can. When not at work, Kyle likes to stay involved with sports, fitness and catching up with friends.

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Yulia Driskoll

Senior Accountant

Yulia joined Pharos in July 2023. Yulia received her CPA designation in February 2021 and has been working in the tax field for over 10 years. Currently, Yulia is enrolled in the CPA In-Depth Tax Program as she specializes in individual, trust  and corporate taxation, estate planning and tax compliance!

Sandy Shui

Junior Accountant

Sandy studied Business Accounting in college, has more than three years of experience as a public accountant and is working to get her CPA designation. Sandy is the newest team member at Pharos and enjoys working on corporate year-ends.

Ken Karwandy

Junior Accountant

Ken studied at the University of Regina and graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Following his graduation, Ken went abroad to continue his education and to work. Currently, Ken is enrolled in the CPA program as he works towards his professional designation.

Geoff Pettigrew

Junior Accountant

Geoff started at Pharos in March 2022 as a personal tax preparer and has moved into business bookkeeping. Geoff plans on working towards his CPA designation.

Melissa Klein


Melissa has been with Pharos since 2016. While studying at Sask Polytechnic Institute, she tutored accounting for two years.

Iris Tokar


Iris has been with Pharos since July 2023 and before was part of Sandra Jackson’s firm. Iris has been a bookkeeper for 37 years and specializes in farming and not for profit organizations. Iris is very knowledgeable with the AgriStability and AgriInvest government programs.

Tineke Bodenstaff


Tineke has been with Pharos since July 2023 and before was part of Sandra Jackson’s firm working as a bookkeeper and payroll specialist.

Paul Tran

Junior Accountant


Kola Adebayo

Junior Accountant


Mayank Patel

Senior Accountant

Mayank studied his Masters in Professional Accounting, has his Bachelor in Commerce and has more than 3 years of experience as a public accountant. At Pharos, Mayank is involved in full-cycle bookkeeping, commodity filing, payroll processing and the preparation of year end compilation engagements. Mayank can speak English, Hindi and Gujarati. In his free time, Mayank enjoys watching documentaries, web-designing and market research.

Taofeek Obalende

Junior Accountant

Taofeek studied at the University of Ilorin and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He has his Masters in Finance and Investment Banking from the University of Hertfordshire, England. Taofeek received his CPA designation from the United States in 2023 and is pursuing his Canadian CPA designation. Taofeek started with Pharos in  bookkeeping and has moved into compilation engagements. Outside of work, Taofeek is involved in coaching the 10U Manchester City team for REZYSA.

Rey Anonas

Junior Accountant


Gurtej Grewal

Junior Accountant


Tracy Prychak

Executive Administrator

Tracy acts as our gatekeeper — her role includes filing paperwork, answering phone calls, directing clients to the right contact, scheduling appointments, answering questions, giving directions and managing the flow of traffic in the office. When you walk into our office, it’s Tracy who generally greets you!

Melanie Jacobs


Prior to joining the Pharos team in 2023, Melanie spent the previous 15 years with Sandra Jackson CPA Prof Corp in an administrative role. She now shares the front desk duties and administrative functions with Tracy. Melanie looks forward to getting to know the Pharos clients and seeing all the familiar faces from the Sandra Jackson office.