Darren obtained his CPA and CFA designations while working at a Big Four accounting firm and continued to work there for several years as a tax manager. He now operates a tax and finance consulting practice in Toronto that focuses on advising high-net-worth clients and small businesses.
Darren has extensive experience in lecturing and grading activities related to professional finance and accounting programs. He has taught for Kaplan Schweser since 2004 and currently manages and teaches in the Schweser weekly CFA exam preparatory course in Toronto, as well as authoring/editing their CFA and FRM study materials. Darren has also taught business courses for the University of Toronto and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
Knowing that success on the CFA exams requires a good work-life balance, Darren continues to apply it in his life. He travels the world as a competitive and award-winning marathon runner who is always in search of the perfect race. Any other spare time is spent with his first love, the piano.