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Ernest Wyder, CFP

Senior Investment Advisor

With 18 years of financial experience, Ernest understands the importance of strong client relationships and educating clients on a well-rounded approach to their wealth. With grassroots in insurance planning, his primary focus is to provide a holistic approach to your Financial Plan.  Ernest will work closely with you as he builds an understanding of your unique perspective and wealth management goals. Ernest is a Certified Financial Planner, shepherding his focus to develop a plan that’s customized to fit the objectives you want to achieve now and in the future. Drawing on Ernest’s entrepreneurial spirit, his approach is best suited to professionals, entrepreneurs and retirees. 

Chris Ward

Senior Investment Associate
Associate Portfolio Manager

Great Service. Timeliness. Personability. These are just some of the values Chris truly believes makes a great Associate Investment Advisor. Chris believes in a bottom up approach to your investment planning; recognizing that financial security is not an end in itself, but the means to an end. Chris joined Wyder Wealth Counsel in 2014, focussing on client service and portfolio analytics. Prior to joining Wyder Richards Wealth, Chris spent four years in banking working with a Credit Union that held member service to the highest regard. Chris is a Registered Representative with IIROC, allowing him to advise on securities, and options.

Noel Pariseau, CIM®

Senior Wealth Associate
Associate Portfolio Manager

Lisa Pye

Administrative Assistant

Strategic Partners

Ashley Searle

Wealth & Estate Planning Specialist

Ashley collaborates with clients and wealth partners to create long-term, customized financial plans. She has been a Certified Financial Planner since 1997 and has extensive experience in retirement and financial planning. Prior to joining Canaccord Genuity, Ashley worked for TD Waterhouse Canada Inc. She has held a number of management positions in financial services in sales, service and training. Ashley has a BA from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from Dalhousie University.

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