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Gordon Holley


West Vancouver, British Columbia

About Gordon Holley

Gordon is co-founder of Humanity Financial Management Inc., a CPA firm with an office in West Vancouver, B.C. that works exclusively with charitable, not-for-profit and social enterprise organizations across Canada. He is one of Canada’s leading experts in building financial capacity and financial systems in mid-size, social sector organizations and First Nations. 

Gordon is an active volunteer with over 40 years of cumulative board experience (mostly as Treasurer) with charities and non-profit organizations. He is currently a director of the West Vancouver Foundation and the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC.  He is also a member of the Audit and Finance Committee for PayPal Giving Fund Canada. Gordon is passionate about building community and building capacity in the social purpose sector.

In 2020, Gordon led his firm’s ground-breaking achievement to become the first CPA firm in Canada to become a certified BCorporation.  In 2022, his firm became a Benefit Corporation; the first accounting firm in British Columbia to do so.

With an undergraduate degree in Art History, Gordon received his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) designation in 1991. Early is his career, he was a tax specialist with Ernst & Young and served as the Director of Small Business Services at H&R Block Canada.

Gordon is an avid tennis player and enjoys spending time with his wife and two wonderful daughters.