Don was born in Rainy River, Ontario and grew up in Saint Boniface. He earned his Business Administration Diploma from Red River Community College in 1974.
Don became an associate at FPLS Accounting Group (formally Forrest & Company), in 2012. He has 46 years of combined experience in both public accounting and industry, where he serviced private companies of all sizes. In 2005, Don completed the CICA Specialized Tax Course and, in 2006, completed the CICA Income Tax Practice Course to compliment his assurance and business advisory skills. Don has developed an exceptional toolkit to service all of the needs of small and medium sized owner-managed entities, and strives to provide the best service possible to all of his clients.
When Don is not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife Lynn and their family which consists of two grown up children, Colleen and Michael, a daughter in law Nicole and grandson Mason.
Don is an avid sports fan and he attends Bomber games and the odd Jets game.
Don and Lynn enjoy golfing in the summer with friends and family. Don and Lynn enjoy travelling internationally and they warmly remember trips to Italy, Israel, Greece, Turkey, London, Liverpool, Paris and Belgium.
Don and Lynn are very involved in the life of the church.