Mario obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from UBC in 1987, and obtained his CA designation in 1989, articling with Deloitte & Touche. In 1994, he joined Ron Tenisci to form Tenisci Piva.
Mario specializes in providing accounting, tax and business advisory services to small and medium-sized businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
He donates his accounting services to various charitable organizations, and is a past treasurer of the Cristoforo Colombo Lodge. Mario is married with three daughters and enjoys soccer, curling and golf.