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Downey Roth Hrywkiw Fidek LLP
Chartered Accountants

  • 100-5218 50 AVE
  • RED DEER, AB T4N 4B5
  • Main Number: 403-343-7707
  • Fax: 403-343-7722
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C. Neil Downey, Chartered Accountant

Charles Neil Downey has been a Chartered Accountant in public practice in Central Alberta since 1973 after receiving his Chartered Accountant designation two years earlier.

For many years he has been actively involved with several organizations within his community; having served on the executives of the Red Deer Kinsmen Club, Central Alberta Vintage Auto Club, Central Alberta Fish and Game Association, and Ducks Unlimited Canada locally, provincially, nationally.

Married for over thirty nine years, father to three grown children and grandfather to two, Neil resides on a farm east of Red Deer where he enjoys raising registered quarter horses. His other interests include hunting and fishing, trail riding, mechanics and woodworking.

Neil is a member of the Order of the Bighorn of Alberta (2008) and currently, is the Chairman of Ducks Unlimited.

Spending most days either in his office at 4708 Gaetz Avenue Red Deer or at the branch office in Trochu, Alberta he is well experienced and willing to assist individuals, businessess and organizations with their financial inquiries.


Jerome J. Roth, Chartered Accountant

Jerome has worked in private practice since 1983 and as a partner since 1994.

He received his Bachelor of Management degree from the University of Lethbridge in 1983 and his Chartered Accountant Designation 4 years later. His focus is to provide service to small business clients in the areas of personal, corporate and estate taxation as well as accounting, finance, information technology and succession planning.

Away from the office, he is married with a busy family of 3 children. He is involved in Judo as well as many outdoor activities including family camping, hiking and backpacking. Volunteer positions have focused around his children’s sports teams as well as the United Way, Christmas Bureau, Optimist Club of Red Deer, Junior Achievement and Director of the Lindsay Thurber Music Parents Society.


Joelle R Hrywkiw, Chartered Accountant

Joelle graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and went on to receive her Chartered Accountant Designation in 2002. Her career began in Calgary and she moved back to Red Deer in 2003 where she took employment and continues to be with Downey Swainson Roth LLP.

Outside of the office she enjoys participating in various sports and currently plays ball hockey in the women's city league. She is presently Treasurer for the Central Alberta Women's Emergency Shelter. She is married and has two amazing daughters.


Kerstan J. Fidek, Chartered Accountant

Kerstan started with Downey Swainson Roth LLP in 2007 and has worked in public practice since 2002. He completed 2 degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, his Bachelor of Science in 2000 and later in 2002 his Bachelor of Commerce.

After graduation, he began his work career in Red Deer, moving to Grande Prairie in 2004 but returning in 2006 to make Red Deer his home. Upon completion of his Chartered Accountant Designation in 2005, his focus has been on providing total accounting services for individuals and small businesses.

At the present time, he volunteers as Treasurer with Habitat for Humanity Red Deer. In his leisure time, he enjoys playing hockey and squash and sharing various outdoor activities with his wife and 3 young children.


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