Harp has been in the financial industry for over 20 years, working for independent investment brokerage firms and mutual fund companies.
At the University of Victoria, Harp completed his BA with a major in Economics. In 2001, he completed the Professional Financial Planning Course (PFP) with Honours. Harp is also experienced and qualified to provide advice and recommendations on options and derivatives as well as life, accident and critical illness insurance.
Over the past three years Harp helped raise over $350000 for the Help Fill a Dream Foundation as the founding member of the Rink of Dreams 24 Hours of Hockey event. He is a member of the Victoria chapter of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.