Jean Wagemakers - Receptionist
(403) 934-3176 ext. 103
I am the eldest of six children born to immigrant parents whose goal was to have their children achieve success through opportunities that would not have been attainable had they stayed in their native country. I genuinely admire and respect their determination and fortitude as they have led by example with their ethics in family, community and work values. I grew up in a farm family and completed all of my formal education in Strathmore and Carseland schools, graduating from Samuel Crowther High School, a long…..long time ago. After graduation, I moved to Calgary where I worked in administrative positions in the insurance and banking industries, and finally with a law firm. The city was a great experience, but my heart was in the country and so I was lucky enough to marry a farm boy and move to Rockyford where we raised one son and two daughters. We now call Standard home and have added three granddaughters and one grandson to our family tree. My interests include attending theatre and musical productions with my gal pals, and on the complete opposite side of the coin, riding the back seat of the Harley with my husband, and although inexperienced, I am learning to spin my own fishing tales. Executive positions with both the Lionettes community service club and St. Rita’s Parish keep me busy on the volunteer side of my portfolio.
I have been employed by Gregory, Harriman & Associates since January, 1994, and have been with the firm through its amazing growth. I started out as your typical Girl Friday, with job responsibilities including receptionist, typist, accounts payable and receivable clerk, mail and banking, etc. Oh and yes, sometimes even housekeeping chores on late April nights, so that the office was nice and tidy to receive clients the next business day. There are new opportunities each day to learn and grow within the practice, the most enjoyable are the occasions when I have the opportunity to meet with both prior and new clients.
Julie Reagan - Internal Accountant
I was born and raised on a farm just east of Strathmore. Being the farm girl that I am, I didn’t want to venture into the big city too often, especially to find a job. To be able to work in Strathmore, with clients that I grew up with is a huge perk. I married Spencer Reagan on December 3, 2005 and we live in Standard. We have three boys, James, Lucas and Ryan, and they are keeping us very busy. We enjoy camping a lot in the summer and spending most of our weekends with family and friends in the great outdoors.
After finishing high school in Standard, I was off to U of C for a year to figure out what I wanted to be when I grew up. By the end of the year, accounting was looking really good, so I headed over to Mount Royal College where I received a diploma in Business Administration – Accounting and Financial Management in August, 1998.
I started at GH&A in September, 2000 and have only been away for a couple of years, when James and then the twins were born. During my time here I have learned so much. I enjoy interacting with our great staff and clients and helping out wherever I can.
Andrea Hazelwood - Lead Typist
(403) 934-3176 ext. 101
I grew up just outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia and left home to explore western Canada in 1998. In 2011 our familiy moved to Strathmore to enjoy the small town living. Outside of work I can be found on the lake, in the mountains or cheering on kids at the rink.
After graduating from Charles P. Allen high School, I received an Executive Office Administration certificate. Since then, I have also completed Financial Accounting 1 and 2 through night classes at Sait. I spent eight years working at a hotel and resort management company. My first position was an Accounts Receiveable Clerk and later held the Corporate Accountant position before leaving the company. In 2008 I worked for a year in an accounting firm as an accounting technician before leaving to raise our daughter. After having 7 amazing years at home, I joined Gregory, Harriman & Associates in the fall of 2016.
Nicole Worthylake - Typist/Legal Assistant
I was born and raised in southern Ontario, where farm life and horses consumed most of my time. I moved to Calgary in 2008 where I met my husband and we settled in Okotoks and started our family. We moved to Wheatland County in 2020 with our two sons and are enjoying our rural living dreams on the beautiful prairies of Alberta.
After graduating high school, I immediately starting work in an office and completed an office administration certificate. With continuing education courses in Accounting through SAIT and Bow Valley College, I continued working in administrative accounting throughout my career. After settling in the Strathmore area, I am grateful to have joined GH&A in July 2021 and look forward to continuing to learn and grow.