Additional Team Members

Through Assante Private Client, a division of CI Private Counsel LP, we have access to additional team members who are experts in their field – investment analysts, portfolio managers, wealth planners, as well as tax, legal, and insurance specialists.

Shane Kirby, B.A.

Regional Wealth Planner

As a Regional Wealth Planner, Shane Kirby facilitates the delivery of wealth planning reports. Using a needs based approach, Shane works with our clients to not only gather pertinent financial information, but more importantly, to identify issues and to help our clients articulate and document their goals in order to build a plan that meets their complex needs. Working with the support of the wealth planning team, Shane delivers a plan that addresses retirement planning, cash flow management, risk management, business planning and estate planning. Shane became part of Assante Private Client in 2001. His experience in wealth planning and financial services spans over 14 years. First, he was a member of the Sales and Service team in Central Ontario, where he formed strong relationships with advisors and their teams. This led to the role of Private Client Manager in April of 2004 as well as Regional Wealth Planner in 2009. Shane holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Carleton University. * With access to a wealth of tools and resources, Assante advisors and their clients are supported by the exceptional investment management team and wealth planning group available through our sister company, CI Investments Inc., and Assante Private Client, a division of CI Private Counsel LP.

Alfred Lam

Senior Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, CI Multi-Asset Management

Alfred Lam joined the Investment Consulting team at CI Investments Inc. in 2004 and is actively involved in manager selection and oversight, product development, asset allocation and currency management of CI’s managed solutions. He leads a team of investment experts who monitor the portfolio managers and the funds’ portfolios to ensure they are adhering to their mandates and performing within expectations, and oversees approximately 32 billion of assets invested in customized managed portfolio solutions* for our clients. Alfred previously held the role of Senior Manager of the Investment Management Team at CIBC Securities. He has an MBA from York University and is a CFA charterholder. Alfred is a member of the CFA Institute and the Toronto CFA Society. * With access to a wealth of tools and resources, Assante advisors and their clients are supported by the exceptional investment management team and wealth planning group available through our sister company, CI Investments Inc., and Assante Private Client, a division of CI Private Counsel LP.

Troy Rumpel CFP, CLU, RHU

Regional Vice-President, Estate Planning

As a Regional Vice-President, Estate Planning Troy Rumpel is well-positioned to deal with the technical aspects of our clients’ more complex situations. He works to mitigate risk, protect assets, and provide tax deferral strategies and solutions that allow a smooth transition of estate or business assets to the beneficiaries or surviving partners. He provides in-depth information on various insurance products and services that compliment the overall wealth management for our clients. He has worked in a variety of roles, from financial advisor and planner to regional manager. Prior to joining Assante Estate and Insurance Services Inc. in May 2006, Troy held positions of responsibility with several leading Canadian insurers, most recently Director of Business Development for the Life Division of RBC Insurance. He has earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designations and is a member of CALU, Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting. Troy is based in Hamilton and services the province of Ontario. With access to a wealth of tools and resources, Assante advisors are supported by the insurance specialists at Assante Estate and Insurance Services Inc.