Position: Certified Financial Planner
John has been working with individuals and their families alongside their various accounting and legal professionals since 1993. He began his career representing Mutual Life of Canada, which later became Clarica, which was subsequently bought by Sun Life Financial in 2001. John's strong ethics, experience and professionalism are aligned with the Fernhill Financial mission and principles of a planning based approach giving clients the means to achieve their goals.
John is a Certified Financial Planner (Financial Planning Standards Council) and an Associate Member of the Institute of Advanced Financial Planners. He is also a member of the Canadian Institute of Financial Planning. As a long-time member of Advocis (The Financial Advisors Association of Canada), he has volunteered his time to serve on the local chapter in various roles finishing as a Past President. It was during his tenure on the Advocis Board that John became familiar with Fernhill and its advisors. John is also a Non-Voting Board member of the Insurance Council of BC, British Columbia's insurance regulator.
John was born and raised in Victoria, with an absence to travel and work in Europe with his wife Fiona from 1987 to 1992. They have two wonderful daughters, Meggin and Kristen