Craig Hopkins, MBA, CIM
Having worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years, Craig provides high quality advice and wealth management solutions for individuals, families and businesses.
Craig’s industry experience is backed by a commitment to continuous education. Building on a BA from Bishop’s University, he completed an MBA from IVEY Business School at Western University and has a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designation.
Recognising that each client has unique wealth management objectives and needs, Craig tailors the solutions that he provides. In order to manage the evolving needs of his clients, he works alongside accountants and lawyers to provide an integrated wealth management experience. Craig’s goal is to be the Chief Financial Officer for his clients.
While not in the office, Craig and his wife Michelle enjoy travel, live music and trying new restaurants. A former football and rugby player Craig now dabbles with safer sports like golfing and fly fishing (he has never caught anything but enjoys the reflective nature of standing in a stream).
Vytas Valaitis, CPA, CA, CFP
Senior Financial Advisor
Vytas (or Vyt - pronounced “Veet”) Valaitis and his wife Ruta are long-time residents of Ancaster, Ontario. He has two daughters, Renata and Krista. Renata is a full-time student at the University of Waterloo doing graduate studies in Health Promotion. Krista, who graduated from Wilfrid Laurier, is now employed full-time by TJX Canada.
In his leisure time, Vyt belongs to the Hamilton Downtown YMCA Masters Swim Club. Vyt and Ruta enjoy attending monthly screenings of movies sponsored by the Ancaster Film Festival. In addition to several tax and financial publications, Vyt has a keen interest in reading biographies.
Vyt has worked in the financial services industry since September 1990. Prior to that, he was employed as a Tax Manager at Price Waterhouse Coopers, Chartered Accountants, and held various other tax and financial positions at Crown Life Insurance Company in Toronto and International Harvester in Hamilton.
Vyt is licensed with the Canadian Securities Commission as a Registered Representative, with the Financial Services Commission of Ontario as a licensed Insurance Agent, and also has his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. These accreditations, along with his background as a Chartered Accountant, give him a unique perspective in providing his clients with comprehensive, high quality personalized financial and estate planning advice.
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