Steve Funk, CPA, CA, BComm
Adjunct Faculty - Business Administration
- AgriStability and Other BRM Suite Programs
- Insurance Risk Management Strategy Modelling at the Farm Level
Steve Funk, CPA, CA, was MNP’s Director, Ag Risk Management Resources (ARMR) from 2000 to 2023. In that role, Steve was dedicated to helping both team members and agricultural producers understand AgriStability and other business risk management programs, how they impact financial statements and financial viability, and how coverages and payments from the various programs can be optimized within the context of an overall farm insurance risk management strategy.
Based in Lethbridge, AB, Steve has spent more than 26 years working with agricultural producers from a wide spectrum of sectors and geography across Canada. As former chair of MNP’s ARMR Service Leader committee, he oversaw the provision of AgriStability, AgriInvest, Ag Risk Management Projector™ (ARMP) and other related ARMR services for the entire firm including design, development, implementation, training and monitoring relating to various systems and processes utilized by the firm in delivering these services .
Steve has collaborated with various producer groups, government Administrators and policy makers on issues relating to AgriStability/ AgriInvest Program design and assessing practice and is an accomplished public speaker in that regard. He has done extensive research and written technical reports on AgriStability and AgriInvest and has provided consulting and Appeals support on complex Program scenarios for producers from across Canada.
CPA - Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta, 2015
The Executive Program for Agricultural Producers - Texas A&M University, 2015
CA - Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, 1989: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta, 1995
B Comm - University of British Columbia, 1986