ELO is pleased to announce that Bernie Zacharias, Managing Partner & Founder, Avisar Chartered Professional Accountants (www.avisar.ca), has been appointed to the ELO Advisory Board in Vancouver. Bernie has been a stalwart supporter of ELO for a number of years and has been able to mobilitize his considerable network of clients and contacts to attend past ELO events.
Bernie is passionate about pursuing his life's calling and promoting entrepreneurial leadership, Bernie has completed The Master's Program (TMP), an exceptional three-year program for Christian business and ministry leaders to discover their unique Kingdom calling in order to maximize their Kingdom significance. He resonates with ELO’s vision to connect, equip and celebrate Christian leaders and maintains the conviction that Christians are called to the marketplace. He knows that entrepreneurial and innovative people can have an exponential impact if their passion and energies are harnessed for Kingdom-building purposes.
Bernie is a Managing Partner and founder of Avisar Chartered Professional Accountants (www.avisar.ca), a Langley, BC-based accounting practice with over 20 years of public practice experience. Avisar's progressive approach to business advisory and accounting services comes from working side-by-side with clients, understanding their needs, and designing customized solutions to achieve their success. Avisar’s mission is to be the trusted business advisor to entrepreneurs helping them realize their personal and business aspirations.
Bernie joined the board of Langley Christian School in 2017 and is excited to serve on the Growth & Development Committee as well as the Finance Committee. He and his wife Sharon are raising their three children in Langley, BC where they attend SouthRidge Fellowship Baptist Church. They all serve together in SouthRidge Kids and Bernie serves on the church’s Finance Committee. Outside of his career and volunteer activities, Bernie enjoys spending time with family water-skiing at Hatzic Lake in the summer and snow-skiing in the winter.