Brenda Krause – Principal, Calgary
As a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA), Brenda has over 20 years of experience providing strategic, financial, and operational leadership to global and domestic companies. Her experience includes a vast portfolio of manufacturing, commercial construction, oilfield equipment, oilfield services, engineering, and technology.
A specialist in building effective financial teams, she’s lead and developed a shared financial service model that spans across Canada and USA. Brenda also has extensive experience with financial budgeting, forecasting and reporting, developing internal controls, ERP System Implementations, workforce planning and change management. She is adept in identifying opportunities, managing risks, and solving problems that create value for shareholders and owners.
As General Manager of the Canadian operation of Fjords Processing Inc. and Vice President of Finance, Brenda facilitated and supported organic growth and acquisition initiatives over the course of 15 + years. While streamlining business processes, she also implemented various cost saving initiatives in response to the changing economic conditions and positioned the company to be sold successfully in 2016.
Brenda is an innovative leader who consistently produces strong results with a high degree of integrity and dedication having had long term partnerships with companies such as Inland Cement, WSAG Architects, Novatel Wireless, Kvaerner, Aker Solutions, Fjords Processing, and National Oilwell Varco.