Barkman & Tanaka, Chartered Professional Accountants



Dale Barkman, FCPA, FCA










(photo taken by Kent Kallberg)

Dale has extensive experience in accounting, auditing and income tax from a variety of client engagements over the years.  Dale started his own food services business early in his career and can easily relate to the day-to-day challenges encountered in the business world.  Dale’s diligence and attention to detail has served his clients well, particularly in the areas of senior care housing, non-profit organizations and real estate ventures.  Practical business experience and a thorough approach are the strengths that he brings to each and every client.


Dale’s first calling was as an associate pastor.  Dale has successfully combined his early work in the church with his CA expertise, leading seminars for church treasurers throughout Western Canada and authoring a church treasurers’ manual that has seen wide distribution.  Highly regarded for his volunteer assistance on church and charity financial issues across Canada, Dale mentors business students at Trinity Western University and provides personal financial management counseling to young couples who are just starting out as well as to those experiencing economic challenges.


Community Involvement

 - Past Board member, Canadian Council of Christian Charities

 - Board member, Calvary Baptist Church

 - Past chair, Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC's Bylaws and Fee                  Resolution committees

 - Past member, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants Ethics Standards        Harmonization Committee


Education & Qualifications

 - Elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of BC in recognition    of his service to the community and the honour he has brought to the                      accounting profession

 - Master of Arts, University of BC


Wayne Tanaka, CPA, CA, CFP









Wayne has more than 30 years of experience in a wide range of corporate and personal situations involving accounting, auditing, tax, financial planning, estate planning, business successorship and compliance-related engagements for both private and not-for-profit organizations.


The focus of his public practice career has been helping private business groups with their financial needs whether in the areas of assurance or taxation.  Wayne has enjoyed advising and helping clients grow and preserve their wealth through focused, well planned, sound business and taxation strategies.  He has assisted many individuals in growing their net worth and planning for an active and financially solid retirement.


Community Involvement

 - Past Director, Eagleridge Hospital Foundation

 - Past President and member of the Board of Governors, Tri-Cities Chamber of        Commerce serving Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody

 - Past Director, Coquitlam Foundation

 - Wayne has enjoyed many years coaching teams in the Tri-Cities Youth                  Basketball Association, Coquitlam Little League, Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse and    Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club


Education & Qualifications

 - CA, Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC

 - Certified Financial Planner

 - Securities Course Certificate

 - Bachelor of Commerce, University of BC




Our expertise has been nurtured through careful recruitment of dedicated, talented staff.  Our ability to consistently deliver excellence is enhanced by their skills and support.  It is this kind of teamwork that makes all the difference in ensuring things are done right.


Nancy Ranger, CPA, CA

Annie Wang, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois)

Neil Barkman, CPA, CA

Mike Kim, BCom

Emily Guo, BCom

Kelly Kim, BA