Laura’s goal has always been to educate her clients on important financial subjects such as building and managing wealth. Her compassion and honesty are evident in how well she cares for her clients. Whether they are beginning savers, retirees enjoying their golden years, or somewhere in between, Laura believes that having a thorough understanding of the tools and options available to help them manage their portfolio is paramount for her clients to achieve true financial independence.
As a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Laura attained the prestigious CFP® certification, one of the most respected financial planning credentials among consumers and the recognized standard of excellence in personal financial planning. She has more than 37 years of experience in the financial services industry. She moved her financial services practice to Raymond James in 2008 because the firm’s client-first culture gave her the freedom to offer objective advice and select the appropriate investments for her clients.
Laura is from Blenheim, Ontario, and lives here today with her husband, Ken, and children, Julie, Linsey and Brian. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, sewing, misshaped knitting, and spending time with her family.
The most widely recognized financial planning designation in Canada and worldwide, the Certified Financial Planner® designation provides assurance to Canadians that the design of their financial future rests with a professional who will put their clients’ interests ahead of their own. CFP certification is considered the standard for the financial planning profession worldwide. CFP professionals have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, experience and ethics to examine their clients’ entire financial picture, at the highest level of complexity required of the profession, and work with their clients to build a financial plan so that they can Live Life Confidently™.