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.
Van 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.
Tom specializes in collaborating with RBC Wealth Management financial advisors to deliver trust solutions to high-net-worth individuals and families as part of a holistic wealth management planning solution. His overall goal is to enhance and support client-advisor relationships as well as to identify trust solutions that both optimize opportunities and mitigate risks.
Matt partners with financial advisors to provide customized lending solutions for high-net-worth clients, trusts and personal holding companies. He provides recommendations on how the strategic use of credit can help clients meet a variety of wealth accumulation and liquidity management goals, including real estate purchases, bridge financing and refinancing existing high-cost debt.
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.