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
Alex provides expertise to RBC Wealth Management financial advisors who work with endowments, non-profits and foundations. Alex also assists financial advisors in using internal and external wealth management tools, including sophisticated software programs, to help provide appropriate solutions for clients' needs.
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.
Based in Des Moines, Iowa, Blake helps financial advisors in the firm’s Central division to understand their clients’ goals and determine appropriate strategies for the complex financial issues of high-net-worth clients. He focuses on wealth transfer planning—including trust and estate planning services as well as business succession, charitable and stock option planning. Blake joined RBC Wealth Management in 2018 after 11 years in the financial services industry.
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.