Stan grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba and currently enjoys reading, golfing, curling, hunting and traveling.
- 1969 to 1974 articled with a local CA firm in Winnipeg Manitoba;
- Obtained his CA in 1974;
- Remained with that firm until 1978, at which time he relocated to Calgary as a manager with a national CA firm;
- Remained with that firm until 1985, at which time he commenced his own practice
- Sole practitioner from 1985 to 1989
- Partner in the firm McArthur Peloski from 1989 until 1994, at which time his partner left public practice and he continued as a sole practitioner
- From late 2007 to 2013, as well as carrying on his own practice, he was a partner in the firm Mah and Company, Chartered Accountants.
- The practices merged on February 1, 2014 and took the name Horizon Group.