Sarah Hawco

Board of Directors - Treasurer, Zero to Hero Board Presenter (Financial Literacy/Resilience)

Board of Directors

Sarah is knowledgeable in the area of due diligence, business reviews and viability assessments, restructuring, and alternative dispute resolution.

Sarah is a Chartered Accountant with a specialization in tax, a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional, and holds a Masters in Law in Banking and Finance from Osgoode Hall in Toronto. She is a member of CPA Alberta, the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the ADR Institute of Alberta.

Gems for Gems holds a special place for Sarah as she herself was able to not only overcome her own experience with domestic violence but relied upon the generosity and services of various social resources in rebuilding her future and securing a safe environment for her daughters. She believes strongly in the Gems for Gems model of creating opportunity for all and is thrilled to be part of the community.

Sarah believes that whatever your situation may be, she can help you understand your options and your best course of action. Sarah will present on financial success planning and point out some of the pitfalls that people fall into and how to overcome them.