Wealth management professionals
Client Strategies Team
The Client Strategies Team is a resource to help support you in your wealth planning goals, developing a strong understanding of your personal financial objectives, gathering valuable information and addressing complex financial and wealth strategies issues. Explore the bios below to learn more about the team.
Wealth Management Consultant
Peter provides expertise to RBC Wealth Management financial advisors who work with endowments, non-profits and foundations. Peter also assists financial advisors in using internal and external wealth management tools, including sophisticated software programs, to help provide appropriate solutions for clients' needs.
Echelon Wealth Strategist
Dean partners with advisors and their ultra-high-net-worth clients to understand what is important to them and develop appropriate strategies that address the client’s objectives and concerns. As a subject matter expert resource, areas of focus on complex wealth topics often include complex planning strategies for corporate executives, trust and estate planning, concentrated stock, business succession planning, and philanthropic planning. Dean also coordinates RBC solutions and external professional services tailored to RBC Echelon client needs.
Wealth Planning Consultant
Griffin helps RBC Wealth Management financial advisors address retirement planning needs for high-net-worth clients. He also provides comprehensive education, guidance and support to financial advisors and clients facing issues that may not have affected them while growing their assets. Griffin's goal is to minimize risk faced by retirees and help with choices affecting them during retirement.
Senior Portfolio Advisor
Lindsay joined RBC Wealth Management’s Portfolio Advisory Group in August 2016 and has more than 17 years of industry experience. She currently supports financial advisors with broad equity research, and augments equity investment decision-making, primarily focusing on growth stocks.
John works with financial advisors to establish a wealth management practice that manages both sides of the balance sheet. He accomplishes this by focusing on clients’ liquidity needs in the short term, while maintaining a long-term focus on goals-based borrowing through the wealth planning process.
Director of Wealth Strategies
Bill works with RBC Wealth Management financial advisors to develop appropriate wealth management solutions for clients in the areas of estate planning, retirement planning, stock option planning, charitable giving, education funding and wealth transfer. He also works with clients’ attorneys, accountants and other professionals to implement strategies to meet clients’ financial objectives.
Senior Vice President, Director of Portfolio Advisory Group
A 32-year veteran of the securities industry, Janet Engels became Director of RBC Wealth Management’s Portfolio Advisory Group in 2002 following the acquisition of Tucker Anthony Inc. She is Co-Chair of the Global Portfolio Advisory Committee (GPAC) and a member of the firm’s Directors Group. She is also a member of the Financial Women’s Association of New York and a frequent speaker at client seminars throughout the country. She has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business and has been quoted in several leading industry publications. Janet was also the recipient of RBC Wealth Management’s “Irv Weiser Diversity Award” in recognition of her commitment to supporting the education of women and increasing awareness about persons with disabilities. Janet received a B.S. in Business Administration from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania.