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Biography

Ida Colby is a skilled and talented Chartered Professional Accountant with a flair for problem solving. Because she loves a challenge, no problem is too tough. She has worked in the trenches in public accounting for over 27 years, starting with a small CGA firm in administration and quickly progressing to a senior accounting technician’s position. After nine years, she moved to a larger CA firm of six partners and was soon promoted to a manager’s position; finishing that 14-year career as a senior manager.

Ida’s vast experience with audits, tax planning, review engagements, and financial statements has prepared her well for her new role as a partner with Colby·Steckly Chartered Professional Accountants. Because she has dealt with such a wide variety of businesses over the years, her clients can count on her to know what to do when an accounting problem crops up.

Her counterpart, Jennifer Steckly, had this to say about Ida:

“Ida has impeccable attention to detail and superior organizational skills. Her thirst for knowledge along with her creative approach enables her to explore accounting and tax issues from a variety of angles until she finds the optimal solution. I love her happy attitude and wonderful sense of humor. She’s great to work with.”

Away from the office, Ida relaxes by playing piano and tending her garden. She and her husband love to camp, ride quads and travel.