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.
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.
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.
Dean provides individuals, families, business owners and executives with comprehensive wealth management planning to address the issues most common to high-net-worth families. Dean has extensive expertise developing strategies and implementing solutions in the following areas: retirement, investments, insurance, lending, trust, estate, and stock options.
Courtney provides expertise to RBC Wealth Management financial advisors who work with endowments, non-profits and foundations. Courtney also assists financial advisors in using internal and external wealth management tools, including sophisticated software programs, to help provide appropriate solutions for clients' needs.
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.
Paul specializes in advising financial advisors and their clients on the uses of insurance solutions in the areas wealth protection and wealth transfer. Paul works with RBC Wealth Management financial advisors to develop strategies and solutions for tax-efficient wealth protection and transfer objectives. He also reviews and evaluates client’s existing insurance solutions to determine appropriateness considering changes a client has realized or is contemplating in their financial life cycle.
Corporate and Executive Services guides corporations and their executives through regulatory complexities while delivering an array of sophisticated investment options to help companies feel confident about your financial responsibilities. We offer an extensive range of products while leveraging the full breadth of the RBC platform including investment banking, equity compensation administration, affiliated trading programs, restricted stock transactions and more. Through individualized consulting with experienced specialists, we can customize solutions for your unique needs.