We are a growing mid-sized firm with offices in Spruce Grove and Edmonton which are fully equipped with highly-skilled professionals able to provide efficient, quality service to a wide range of businesses.  Our commitment is to you, our client.  We take client satisfaction very seriously and are strongly dedicated to meeting the tax, accounting, and financial needs of your business or entity.  No matter what your accounting or tax needs, we will strive to meet them.


We bring over 100 years of industry experience to your table, and have been serving the Spruce Grove and Edmonton area as a firm since 1991.  With three CPA, CA partners and 13 staff, our firm provides full-scale services to our clients in a wide variety of industries. Whether your business is manufacturing, retail services, service industries, financial, agriculture, not-for profit or charitable organizations, we have the knowledge and resources to provide the services you need.


At Tober Hembling & Associates LLP, we believe in our community, its people, and the clients we serve.

Ken Tober, B. Comm., CPA, CA


Brian Hembling, CPA, CA (Retired)


Ken obtained his CA designation in 1979 after completing a Bachelor of Commerce degree.   He was previously a partner of Fraser Matthews & Company, before forming Tober Hembling in 1991, with fellow partner Brian Hembling.    The firm has since grown to it's present form.  


Ken has a wealth of varied experience, but especially enjoys working with Agriculture, Tax, Financing and Corporate acquisitions.   Complex tax issues and Corporate Restructuring are always guaranteed to make him smile!    


Ken also has a strong community involvement.   In the past he served as Church Treasurer, as well as was the Treasurer for the Spruce Grove Chamber of Commerce for a number of years.   Ken has been actively involved in the Rotary Club of Spruce Grove for over 20 years.

Brian obtained his CA designation in 1977.   Along with Ken, he was a partner at Fraser Matthews & Company for a number of years.  In 1991 Brian and Ken decided it was time to form their Partnership.  He has been dedicated to serving the clients in the local communities ever since.


Brian has a wide and varied client base, but he especially enjoys working with Corporate and Tax issues, as well as working with start-up companies, where he can assist people and their families in creating and growing their business.


Brian has been the Treasurer of the Spruce Grove Chamber of Commerce for over 15 years, and continues to serve in this capacity.   He also has served in the past as Church Treasurer and has been involved in multiple Chamber committees over the years.

Crystal Desilets, B. Comm., CPA, CA


Joey Johnston, B. Mgmt., CPA, CA


Crystal graduated with distinction from the University of Alberta in 2007 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.  She continued on to obtain her CA designation in 2010.  She joined the firm's Partnership in January, 2013.


Meeting with clients and discussing their various personal tax and corporate issues is one of the primary aspects of public practice that Crystal enjoys.  She is very interested in the unique characteristics of each of her clients' businesses, and she enjoys learning about all aspects of their organization.  In addition, she finds complex tax issues to be intriguing puzzles to solve, and she also very much enjoys working with clients on succession planning and strategic corporate structuring.  She has worked on various corporate reorganizations and valuations and enjoys the challenge of meeting each of her clients individual and unique needs.    

Joey graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 2010 with a Bachelor of Management degree.  He continued on to obtain his Chartered Accountant (CA) designation in 2012. Subsequently, he was granted the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation in 2015. He joined the firm’s Partnership in January, 2019
Joey leads the personal tax division at the firm and prides himself on providing advanced tax planning services to all clients. In addition, Joey works with a wide variety of owner managed small businesses and enjoys working with his clients to assist in the growth of their business.
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