David Gemmell, CFP

Financial Advisor

After graduating from the University of Calgary in early 2006, David jumped at the opportunity to work in the financial services industry.  From day one, he has focused on providing comprehensive financial expertise with a keen eye for growing and protecting tax efficient wealth. 

David moved from Calgary and joined the Assante Capital Management Ltd team in Victoria in September of 2011.  He brings particular expertise in portfolio analysis and risk management, along with new perspective on navigating today’s volatile markets. 

David and his wife Kristina have two adorable children (Isla and Jack) who are forces of nature!  When not changing diapers, you will find David playing recreational sports or sneaking off to a local lake for some trout fishing. 

Marissa van Marion

Administrative assistant

Marissa started with us in 2016 and holds the title of administrative guru plus technology manager!  She wears several different hats including office manager and has been a steadfast presence in delivering quality client service.


While not at the office, Marissa can be found enjoying her motorcycle on the open road or spending time in nature with her two daughters (Lilly & Eva).