Darren and his family have lived in the Penticton and Summerland area since 1990 after moving from Saskatchewan where he grew up on a mixed farm and ranch in the Swift Current area.
He attended Okanagan University College and received his Certified Management Account designation in 1998.
Darren worked at Canada Revenue Agency for thirteen years gaining valuable tax knowledge in various divisions.
During this time at Canada Revenue Agency Darren worked in the audit section for 7 years and duties ranged from auditing personal, corporate and GST issues as well as providing tax research to a group of auditors. During this time he was actively involved in the audit selection process.
Darren completed his time in Canada Revenue Agency with the criminal investigations section for six years and was an investigator prosecuting tax fraud. While in Investigations, Darren was trained in the highly technical area of computer search and evidence recovery performing these duties nationwide.