Kevin Greenard CPA, CA, FMA, CFP, CIM

Portfolio Manager and Director, Wealth Management (250) 389-2138

The following designations highlight Kevin’s distinguished academic focus on all forms of wealth management:

  • Chartered Professional Account (CPA)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Financial Management Advisor (FMA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Professional Financial Planner (PFP)
  • Canadian Investment Manager (CIM)

Kevin also provides access to a full team of professionals, including internal members within ScotiaMcLeod and the Scotiabank group along with external professionals, such as our clients’ lawyers and accountants. Kevin is featured bi-weekly in the Times Colonist under “The Greenard Index” where his column focuses on topics that matters most for your investments. He has also been a frequent guest speaker on local radio shows, as well as expert commentary for national television news. While Kevin has been a keen traveller in his younger years with over 60 countries stamped in his passport, his focus is now on raising his young family and is actively involved pursuing many sporting activities such as cycling and swimming with the children. Kevin is also committed to volunteering at various community non-profit organizations. Kevin’s other passions include playing golf, fishing and spending time with friends and family. Kevin is focused and committed to delivering results for your investment portfolio!

Trusted Client Care

Ian Wheatley

Senior Associate 250-389-2155

Ian has worked in the financial service industry for many years and understands what top client service means. He works every day to deliver this experience to our clients. While Ian has two young kids at home that always have him on the go, he does find time to continue his other passions which include playing violin and viola and keeping fit by playing soccer once a week.

Terry Greenard, B.A. Hons

Administrative Associate (250) 389-2165

Terry firmly believes the focus of business is going the extra mile in delivering top notch services. Terry is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in both her work and her family life and enjoys spending time with her family on camping and fishing trips, gourmet cooking, playing with the “kidlets,” her two grandchildren.

Mitch Decock

Business Development Associate (250) 389-2130

Mitch began working with the Greenard Group in the summer of 2016.  Prior to joining the Greenard Group and attending the University of Victoria for a Bachelor of Commerce, Mitch traveled extensively and has visited 38 countries.  Recently, Mitch challenged himself by studying at the University of Maastricht as part of the exchange program at the University of Victoria.  Mitch is passionate about Wealth Management and in particular, evolving business processes on our team so we may serve you better.  In his spare time, Mitch enjoys hiking, landscape photography, playing soccer, rock climbing, surfing and going to the gym.

Specialized Team of Experts

Laurie Palmer, STI

Manager Scotia Private Client Group

Laurie is responsible for managing the delivery of products and services offered by Estate and Trust services. She has been with the Scotiabank Group since 1994 and has worked in the financial industry since 1977. Her previous role as Senior Trust Officer provides her with a solid understanding of the trust services offered through the Bank. Laurie has completed the Canadian Securities Course through the Canadian Securities Institute and holds the Specialist, Trust Institute diploma. Laurie is active in her community as a member of the Victoria Estate Planning Council.

Jessica Chou BCom (Hons), CPA, CA, CPA (Washington)

Senior Financial Planning Consultant

Jessica has over 11 years of experience in providing customized solutions to clients with sophisticated and unique needs. Using a disciplined and analytical process, Jessica will work with you and the team to explore all relevant components of your financial picture in order to create a comprehensive strategy to achieve your financial objectives.

Nancy Kemble, CFP

Senior Financial Planning Consultant

Nancy has extensive experience providing financial and estate planning advice to clients with complex and sophisticated needs and goals. She draws on the breadth of expertise that she has developed over more than 25 years working as a financial planning practitioner. Nancy holds the Certified Financial Planner designation from the Financial Planning Standards Council Through the Canadian Securities Institute; she has completed the Branch Managers’ designation, Canadian Securities Course and Personal Financial Planning course. Nancy is a member of the Insurance Counsel of British Columbia and holds a Life and Accident & Sickness Insurance License.

Susan-Lee Haliburda

Insurance Consultant

Susan-Lee has over 23 years of insurance industry experience. She believes that to provide the right insurance solutions for her affluent clients, she must listen closely to their needs with the goal of addressing today’s concerns and possible future issues. Her focus is on providing peace of mind and to offer client focused solutions for preserving and protecting wealth.

Tricia McIver CPA CA FEA TEP CFP

Business and Family Wealth Specialist

Tricia is a trusted team member who works with our business owners and affluent investors on the matters and challenges associated with their success and wealth. Areas of expertise include advanced tax planning, business transaction planning and corporate estate planning. Tricia works with our clients to address the unique planning needs of individuals with complex personal and business structures. Tricia’s approach involves exploring business and family continuity, contingency, financial security and legacy goals. Involving Tricia in meetings results in a highly tailored comprehensive strategic roadmap.

Nick Chamie, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
International Wealth Management, Scotiabank

Nick Chamie holds the position of Chief Investment Officer, International Wealth Management at Scotiabank, responsible for developing the global investment strategy and asset allocation process for clients across global equities, fixed income, commodities and currencies.  Previously, he held the position of Global Head of FX Strategy & Emerging Markets Research at a major global investment bank, focussed on investment strategy research for 17 years.  He and his team were ranked #4 in the world by institutional investors for best emerging markets research in the 2009 Euromoney poll. Mr. Chamie has worked in the National Forecasting group of the Conference Board of Canada, and has carried out econometric research in the Special Studies division of the Bank of Canada.  He holds a Master’s degree in Economics and is a CFA charterholder since 1997.  Mr. Chamie has been widely quoted in the press and has been a guest on all of the major television business news channels over the past 20 years.  As well, Mr. Chamie has been a speaker at CFA conferences and an invited expert advisor to some of the world’s largest investors including central banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, insurance companies, mutual funds / asset managers, hedge funds, corporations and ultra-high net worth individuals.

Craig Gilchrist, HBA

Chief Investment Officer, Scotia Wealth Management (Managing Director & Vice President)

Mr. Gilchrist has been at Scotiabank for over 9 years and is currently Chief Investment Officer, Scotia Wealth Management and is responsible for managing all investment operations, including: (1) Global Portfolio Advisory Group, (2) Investment Solutions, (3) Centralized Investment Management, (4) Product Services Group, and (5) Trading Services Group. Previously, he was Co-Head of Global Equity Sales & Trading and was responsible for managing the Global Equity Sales & Trading department at Scotiabank overseeing a team of over 60 people in Canada, U.S., Europe, and Asia.