Brian Friday, CFP®

Vice President - Branch Director, Consulting Group

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Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management in 2015, Brian worked for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney from 2007-2015, and Hefren Tillotson from 1999-2007 as a Senior Financial Planner. Brian's focus is on estate planning and its relatedness to investment portfolios. Specific to those investment portfolios, he takes a growth and income approach by building tax efficient portfolios. He also leverages the RBC Wealth Management Portfolio Advisory Group advice tailored to specific client situations.


Brian earned his bachelor of arts from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. After completing the required coursework at the College of Financial Planning, he received his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificate. The multi-year CFP® program entails in-depth courses, training, and comprehensive examinations in all areas of financial planning including investments, taxes, insurance, estate, and retirement planning. Brian also holds the Series 6,7,63 securities licenses and Life, Health, Accident insurance licenses.


He is a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh’s South Hills, and currently resides in Bethel Park with wife, Michele, and three sons. Brian is active as a coach in the Bethel Park Soccer Association and a Board Member of the South Hills YMCA. In his spare time he likes to mountain bike, ski, and loves competing in the Mud on the Mountain obstacle mud run held biannually at Seven Springs.

Dick Bondi Jr, AAMS®

Vice President - Financial Advisor

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Dick joined RBC Wealth Management in April 2015. Dick began his career as a financial advisor at First Union Securities before joining Hefren-Tillotson in 2001 as vice president. Dick later joined Morgan Stanley. Skilled at recognizing viable investment strategies for clients, particularly high net worth individuals and small business owners, Dick understands the importance of how a client’s wealth management plan relates to the broader areas of insurance, taxation, estate planning and retirement issues.


Dick earned his Bachelor of Arts from Allegheny College, and the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation from The College for Financial Planning. In addition to the Series 7, Series 65, and Series 63 securities licenses, Dick is also licensed for life and health insurance.


Active in the community, Dick has held several positions in the Salvation Army, including Board member, Chair of the Golf Committee, and member of the Red Shield Committee for 10 years. He and his wife Ann serve on the Magee Women’s Hospital NICU Parent’s Advisory Council. Dick is active in support of the March of Dimes, where his family has served as the Ambassador Family for local March of Dimes events. He is also passionate about supporting The USO.

A former U.S. Navy lieutenant, Dick flew the carrier-based A-6E Intruder attack aircraft. He was also cross-designated as a Naval Intelligence Officer upon graduation from Intelligence School with honors. 

Dick and Ann live in Pittsburgh’s South Hills with their three kids, and enjoy cooking, flying, shooting skeet, golf, and being together as a family.

Kyler Valecko

Administrative Complex Manager



Kyler is the newest addition to the Bondi Friday Wealth Management Group at RBC Wealth Management, joining the team in 2018. He attended Westminster College where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics. After a few years in the medical industry he decided the field wasn't meant for him and joined our team here.

Throughout his time in the medical industry, Kyler worked in many client facing and administrative roles and uses this experience to bring our clients a welcoming and attentive presence. He is looking to obtain his securities licenses and grow within our practice to continue giving our clients the best experience possible.


Kyler is a Pittsburgh native growing up on his family’s farm not far north of the city where he developed a special place in his heart for the outdoors and animals. He is also a big fan of all the cities’ sports, especially the Penguins as he has been playing ice hockey for most of his life.