Weston McComb has been an Investment Advisor for other 25 years. Wes is a Vice President and a Portfolio manager. He is also a Principal for the Private Wealth Group which means he has been trained to service the needs of High Net Worth Clients. Wes holds a number of designations such as Canadian Investment Manager (CIM), Professional Financial Planner (PFP), and is licensed for Options and has his Level 2 Insurance License. Wes has been a member of the prestigious President’s Club for top advisors for over 15 years. He was the proud Winner of the 2009 Social Commitment Award for the Toronto region. He has a B.A. and M.B.A.
Besides being an Investment Advisor, Wes also is a Canadian Investment Manager, Professional Financial Planner, Licensed for Options and has his Level 2 Insurance License. (Please see our legal disclaimer for details on our provincial licenses.) Wes has been a member of the prestigious President’s Club for top advisors for seven years. He has also been recognized by his peers as a two-time winner of the RRSP Growth Award (as well as a three-time nominee) and a runner-up for the Asset Growth Award in 2001. He has a BA and an MBA. Wes is married with four children.
Laurel Scott has been working in the industry for 33 years and came to National Bank Financial through the acquisition of First Marathon Securities in 1999. Although much of the last 10 years have been working as a retail associate, for many years she worked within the Institutional sector navigating a Canadian Insurance company and all its subsidiaries and jurisdictions with Canada and the United States.
Laurel is responsible for providing executive administrative support to Wes as well as the administration of client services.
Laurel and her husband have two children, ages 23 and 20, who ski for Canada on the Canadian Alpine Team. She is also a lifelong horse owner and enthusiast and loves photography.
Kimberly Wood has been working in the financial services industry since 2012 and brings to her role much care in helping clients. She has a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree from the University of Western Ontario and also completed a post-graduate certificate in Financial Planning from Sheridan College. Kimberly has obtained the FPSC Level 1 Certification in Financial Planning and is currently completing the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. Kimberly is in charge of the daily execution of trades, account opening and administration, client service and estate settlements.
Marie-Claude Blanchet, Hon. B Comm, CFP, R.F.P. FCSI
Marie has been a financial planner for over 20 years, providing comprehensive financial planning advice to a wide range of clients, including business owners, senior executives, physicians and retirees. Marie provides wealth management solutions and financial strategies in the areas of retirement planning, tax planning, cash management, estate and gift planning, and insurance planning. As a planner, Marie has worked in a variety of financial institutions: niche-market financial institutions (educators and physicians), bank-owned wealth management divisions and a small financial planning firm dealing with high net worth clients.
Marie obtained her Honours Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ottawa and holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Registered Financial Planner (RFP), Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) designations.
Camille Kanhai, LL.B. MTI, TEP
Camille was called to the Ontario Bar in 1986 and for 15 of the past years worked extensively in the area of estates and trusts for major financial institutions. During the early years, Camille worked as legal and tax advisor for the estates and trusts area of a major trust company. Her responsibilities included trust tax compliance and advising on estate administration on a national basis. Camille also provided estate planning advice to clients of the wealth division of a major bank. Working closely with Investment Advisors, Portfolio Managers and the retail branch network she delivered estate planning options to clients with assets ranging from $250, 000 to $20MM+ with varying degrees of complexity. Clients included business owners, physicians, executives of major companies and other high net worth individuals. Camille joined National Bank in 2012 and continues to share her estate planning expertise with valued clients.
Camille‘s expertise lies in working with clients to provide estate planning solutions that meet the needs of the clients in a tax effective and cost efficient way.
Camille is a lawyer. As well, she is a Member of the Trust Institute and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Nicholas specializes in the administration of the trust and estates. He is a Swiss qualified lawyer with 15 years of experience working in a Trust Company setting and also in a Family Office setting. He holds the Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and the Certified Executor Advisor (CEA) designations.
He is an experienced bilingual(English-French) Trust and Estate Practitioner, having the capacity of meeting the overall needs of individuals and families, including Ultra High Net worth individuals and families.
Nicholas is an active member of the Rotary Club and is very involved in the French speaking community.
David has been in the financial services industry for over 40 years. Specializing in Advanced Estate Planning, Business Succession and Personal Lines of Insurance coverage has permitted him to assist a wide variety of individuals. He works primarily with Executives, Professionals and Business Owners, providing succession, conservation and other protection strategies.
Over the years, his methodical and detailed approach in uncovering exactly what the client wishes to happen to their estate, has led to many successful action plans and satisfied clients.