Jim Harper, FCA
Business Advisor & Strategist
Jim’s main responsibilities are to help develop and increase the client base and ensure that The RaeLipskie Partnership continues to provide the highest level of personal and client-focused service.
Jim retired from BDO Canada in 2011, after forty years in public accounting providing business advisory services to businesses in Waterloo Region. At BDO he had served in various management positions including Chair of the National Policy Board and Waterloo Region Managing Partner.
Jim is, and has been, very involved in our community, serving on boards such as The Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network, Westmount Golf and Country Club, The St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation and Board of Trustees, The Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation, The Sandra Schmirler Foundation of Canada, Junior Achievement of Waterloo Region, The University of Waterloo and The Greater KW Chamber of Commerce among many others.
To relax, Jim enjoys golfing, reading political and history books, travelling, relaxing at his cottage in Muskoka and spending time with his wife, Pauline, his two grown children and his five grandchildren.