Merle focuses on identifying and adapting financial management and tax-related strategies with unique business structures to help farmers meet their business and personal goals. GRS Consulting was created by Merle along with his wife and daughter.
Prior to GRS, Merle worked for over 30 years as Alberta’s provincial farm tax specialist after earning a degree in agriculture economics. His expertise, combined with his practical experience of owning and operating a multi-generational farm, has created a unique combination of skills and insights.
Merle works with top accountants and lawyers across Canada, speaks at over 20 public seminars annually and advises over two hundred farm clients per year. Merle and his family continue to reside on the family farm near Cremona, Alta.