Jan was born and raised in Victoria. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with honours from the University of Victoria. In 2013, he received his Certified General Accountant designation, an accounting designation prior to the Chartered Professional Accountant designation. By 2017, he has more than ten years of accounting experience.
Prior to establishing Jan L. Salcedo Inc., Jan prepared tax returns at a Vancouver accounting firm tailored to individuals with a minimum of $1 million in liquid assets. These individuals included professionals, real estate agents, and other business owners across British Columbia. With the firm’s high standard of detail and customer service, Jan wanted to provide these standards to small business owners. He realized small business owners have a difficult time realizing the benefits of having an accountant as a part of their business advisors. As a result, he founded Jan L. Salcedo Inc.