Andy Teller

Andy Teller Jr.

Senior Managing Director - Financial Advisor, Consulting Group

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Practice Management & Teams 

Laura Cheeley

Vice President, Director, Practice Management, Teams and Training

Laura leads the Practice Management, Teams and Training group at RBC Wealth Management. Laura ensures her team is integrated across the enterprise to capitalize on the strengths of each business area linked to practice management. She also leads a group of individuals who oversee flawless execution of Practice Management, Teams and Training operational activities and events. The mission of the team is to help practices who want to grow their business, improve their quality of life and maximize their potential.

Laura began her career at RBC as a retirement operations specialist in 2007. From there, she became a primary advisor support specialist answering field product-related questions. After this, she joined the Practice Management, Teams and Training group and was a specialist in everything practice management—helping advisors and teams to be more effective and efficient in their businesses. In 2013, she managed a newly created team, Strategic Initiatives and Execution Services, tasked with coordinating and executing some of the firm’s key initiatives, programs and offerings.

Laura graduated from the College of St. Benedict with her Bachelor of Arts degree in business management with a minor in psychology. She passed the Series 7 and 66 exams from FINRA. Laura has been recognized with RBC’s Quarterly Award of Excellence (2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018), won the Annual Award of Excellence in 2015 and won the 2018 RBC WM – U.S. Diversity Award. She was the co-chair of the RBC PRIDE employee resource group for two terms and is currently the co-chair of the RBC women’s group, WE – Women Empowered.

Fixed Income

Matt Boardman

Managing Director and Head U.S. Wealth Management Fixed Income

Matt is responsible for the overall fixed income business of RBC Wealth Management – U.S., overseeing all products, taxable and tax free, and supervising a team of traders dedicated to the wealth management transactional, advisory and correspondent businesses. He manages daily trading, risk and marketing activities for all fixed income securities that support the firm’s clients.

Matt chairs the Wealth Management Fixed Income Product Review Committee. He is also a member of the RBC Wealth Management Investment, New Product Review, Structured Product Review, Regulatory Review and Municipal Markets Review committees, as well as Best Execution committees for both taxable and municipal securities. Matt is a board member of the Bond Dealers of America and serves on various committees in that organization, and is a member of the SIFMA Retail Fixed Income Forum. He is a former member of the FINRA Retail Fixed Income Committee and MSRB Retail Advisory Committee.

Matt began his career in 1977 after receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rochester, and his MBA from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Matt has more than four decades of industry experience in the fixed income markets and has passed the Series 7, 12, 24, 52, 53 and 63 FINRA securities exams. He has served as manager of trading and sales departments dedicated to the investment needs of institutional and individual clients. Matt is involved in many charitable organizations. He is an officer and board member of the Lisa B. Fishman Foundation, participates with the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Foundation, and volunteers his time serving community members in need.

Client Strategies Team

With individual specializations across a variety of financial disciplines, the Client Strategies Team serves as a unique resource to RBC Wealth Management financial advisors. Our clients and advisors both benefit from the collective expertise of this team, and their ability to help enhance the effectiveness of wealth management strategies—from recommendations through delivery of solutions.


Echelon Wealth Strategist


Trust Consultant


High-Net Worth Annuity Consultant