Bruce, who was born in Nanaimo, BC, grew up in Humboldt, Saskatchewan where he obtained his elementary and high school education. He obtained his Bachelor of Education at the University of Saskatchewan after which he taught in Melfort, Humboldt, Saskatoon and Calgary. After several years in Real Estate sales and management, Bruce returned to his chosen career in Education obtaining his M.EdAdm. from the University of Victoria and moving into High School Administration. Bruce’s career took him to Kitimat and Terrace in Northern BC then to Alberta where he was Principal of K-12 schools in Irma and Grassland. On a personal note, Bruce has children in Alberta and other close relatives in BC and Saskatchewan. He, who, with his wife, Joan, makes his home in Camrose, Alberta is pleased to be renewing his First Nations’ contacts in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan while representing Many Nations Financial Services.
Larry was born and raised in Saskatchewan. He did his college studies in Calgary Alberta at Mount Royal College in Community Recreational Administration. From 1971 – 1989, Larry devoted himself to recreation programs for children and adults with special needs. Among his many positions, he was Director of Camp Easter Seals at Watrous Saskatchewan, Provincial Recreation Director for Saskatchewan Abilities Council and the Special Needs Director for the City of Regina, Parks and Recreation department. He has always contributed as a community volunteer, holding senior positions with the Saskatchewan Mental Health Association, Regina Volunteer Centre and the United Way. Since the arrival of the Toronto Bluejays into major league baseball, Larry continues to be a hard core fan. His finest years as a fan were in 92 and 93 when the Jays won the World Series. Larry shares his love for the Saskatchewan Roughriders with his three sons. He loves to play golf and now fishing.
In 1989, Larry joined the sales force with London Life, and subsequently Many Nations Financial Services, where his knowledge, personal dedication and reliability are appreciated by both clients and staff. Larry lives in Regina with his wife, Robin. They have four children, Carrie, Aaron, Jordan, and Alex. Larry and Robin are also proud grandparents. Larry and his wife Robin have a new passion in their lives; they have become RV’ers and have been doing this since 2002. With all the travelling Larry does in a year he and Robin decided that it would be better for Larry to be able to have his home with him when he is up in Northern Alberta servicing his clients. In the summer you can see Larry and Robin and their puppies travelling the interior of B.C., and the Northern States. They have made so many new friends throughout Northern America and eagerly waiting till they are again back on the road to meet new friends and visit with old ones.
Senior Financial Advisor
Based out of Mississauga, Jessica is of Metis Cree ancestry and has worked in financial services for 8 years. In addition to being an advisor Jessica teaches financial literacy workshops within the Indigenous Studies department at McMaster University, Mohawk College and Hamilton Regional Indian Centre. She also volunteers as a big sister for Big Brother Big Sisters of Canada, is the ambassador and sponsorship coordinator for the Indigenous Youth Movement and Access to Sports for Indigenous Females (AS-IF) programs within McMaster University. Jessica also co-founded and is a youth mentor for a non-profit organization called WEE (Women of the Earth Empowerment) and has worked with the National Centre for Collaboration in Indigenous Education (NCCIE) at the First Nations University of Canada.
Senior Financial Advisor
Brent Misener, CFP
Certified Financial Planner
Brent began his career as a financial advisor with another independent brokerage firm in 2007 after spending five successful years there he moved his business practice to Raymond James in 2012. In addition to completing the Canadian Securities and the Canadian Insurance Course, Brent has achieved the designation of Certified Financial Planner and earned Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Manitoba and the University of Calgary.
His considerable education and experience have molded his business philosophy. Brent believes it is important to understand your unique needs and goals. His approach is to help you develop a written financial plan that addresses all financial issues including retirement, taxes, estate, cash flow, and insurance.
He also believes it is important to identify both risks and opportunities that you may encounter and manage both so you can implement strategies to achieve your goals.
One of Brent’s passions is history. In particular, he has read extensively on the history of Europe and events that led to two major world wars. He has also enjoyed the history of investing and finance over the centuries. Away from work, Brent enjoys spending time with his wife Lynette and their 6-year-old daughter, Maggie. Brent enjoys spending time at the park with his family as well as playing golf and hockey in his spare time.
Certified Financial Planner