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
Leah provides expertise to RBC Wealth Management financial advisors who work with endowments, non-profits and foundations. Leah also assists financial advisors in using internal and external wealth management tools, including sophisticated software programs, to help provide appropriate solutions for clients' needs.
Wealth Planning Consultant
Rich 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. Rich's goal is to minimize risk faced by retirees and help with choices affecting them during retirement.
Divisional Retirement Consultant
Scott does extensive research into retirement plan providers. He also assists RBC Wealth Management financial advisors in servicing clients’ retirement plans. He is involved in the creation and maintenance of investment policy statements, plan design and portfolio consulting.
Credit Solutions Consultant
Aleksandra partners with financial advisors to provide customized lending solutions for high-net-worth clients, trusts and personal holding companies. She provides commendations 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.
Steven specializes in advising financial advisors and their clients on the uses of insurance solutions in the areas wealth protection and wealth transfer. Steven 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 contemplating in their financial life cycle.
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.