Alida joined the Viewpoint team in 2016 after eight years in audit at a big four accounting firm. In 2009, Alida graduated with Distinction from the University of Calgary with both a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree. In 2012, she attained her Chartered Accountant designation after being named to the National Honour Roll on the 2011 Uniform Final Examination.
Alida was born and raised in Calgary. She is passionate about sports of all kinds and plays competitive soccer. She also spends as much time as possible with her husband and young family.