Shelley Barker is one of the Insolvency Administrators at the Peterborough location of BDO Canada Ltd. Born on Canada’s east coast, which is well known for its friendly people and its emphasis on community, she now fondly calls Peterborough her home. Having moved to the area at 13 years of age, she attended Thomas A. Stewart Secondary (TASS) and Sir Sandford Fleming College (SSFC).
Shelley received a Business Administration diploma from SSFC and began working for BDO in May 2008. She furthered her education through the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP), which is the recognized Association for all Insolvency Professionals. Shelley completed the Insolvency Counsellor’s Qualification Course and obtained her Financial Counselling Certificate by April 2009, then completed a two year course to become a Certified Insolvency Administrator in April 2011.
Currently married with two grown sons, Shelley is familiar with many of the issues we all face today which can often cause financial struggles. Having experienced divorce, job loss, and high debt, she overcame those obstacles and may well be uniquely qualified to help you to identify the best solution for your situation. You will find her friendly and easy to talk to and her empathetic approach to your struggle will leave you with a plan and a sense of accomplishment.