Bert Hettinga, CFP
Senior Financial Planner
Bert Hettinga is a Senior Financial Planner with Assante Capital Management Ltd. in Calgary. For over 20 years he has been helping clients make smart choices with their money so they can build wealth and maintain financial security.
Bert graduated in 1983 from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Science in Geology and worked as a geologist until 1992, when he became a personal financial advisor. Since then he has taken numerous industry courses and has attained the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation, the pre-eminent accreditation for financial planners. Bert is licensed for securities in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario, and for life insurance and disability insurance in Alberta.
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