Chad Saikaley CPA, CA, TEP Head of Tax


Joined GGFL 2013

Became a Partner 2015

My strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit comes from a lifetime surrounded by hard working entrepreneurs, including my father, who owned and operated his own business. When I worked for him, I came to understand the types of issues that business owners are faced with on a daily basis, and it’s what drives me to want to help my clients succeed.

I specialize in tax, estate planning, and corporate reorganizations. I work with a diverse client base and provide a wide variety of services to businesses and business-owners in countless industries. I enjoy getting to know my clients and their business well so that I truly understand their needs and challenges. This ultimately enables me to provide tailored service and sound strategic advice.

Chad joined GGFL in 2013 after spending much of his career with an international accounting firm. He was named partner in 2015.

Community Involvement

Past-Treasurer of the St. Elias Cathedral

Past-Treasurer of Westboro Academy

“Chad always makes himself available to me to answer questions or take my calls. His advice and guidance have been extremely helpful. He provides a personal touch that gives me the sense that I’m more than just a client, and that he is genuinely concerned and looking out for my best interests. I could not ask for more.”

Dietmar Reiner, DR Strategies Inc. – October 2021

“Since joining GGFL as a client, I have always felt that my affairs are in the best of hands, and that the lead Partner, Chad, has a clear sense of my goals as well as strong knowledge of different vehicles (tax or otherwise) that will best serve me. Every other team member I’ve interacted with has been responsive, professional and friendly.”

ClearlyRated Client Survey – October 2021

“Chad Saikaley and Eric McIntosh Champagne are 2 of the best in the business in my opinion. They are thorough, competent and have always done nothing but the best for me and my companies. I would highly recommend this firm and especially these 2 gentlemen. Thanks Guys.”

Paul Rushforth, Paul Rushforth Real Estate – October 2021

“Excellent, value-added service!! Worth every penny!”

ClearlyRated Client Survey – October 2021

“I trust my accountants and have a great working relationship with them. I am always amazed at the details of my personal life that they remember!“

ClearlyRated Client Survey – October 2021

“I am a relatively new client and, so far, am very satisfied and happy with the services that GGFL has provided.”

ClearlyRated Client Survey – October 2021

Group shot of GGFL's partners.


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