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Stephen Biddle, B.Comm. CIM
Ken Johnston
Doug Johnston
Shirley Andrews
Lisa Garnett

Tel: 780-945-5238
Toll Free: 1 800-661-7423
Fax: 780-425-9980

800 Manulife Place
10180 - 101 Street
Edmonton, AB
T5J 3S4

Ron Zaporzan, B. Comm, CFP®, R.F.P
Wealth Management Consultant
BMO Wealth Management

Ron works to identify and address the needs and goals of high and ultra-high net worth clients.  Ron brings together the knowledge and experience of our in-house tax and estate professionals to develop planning strategies and establish wealth plans.  Driven by client priorities, he helps them achieve their goals, solve problems, and ultimately make them feel good about their financial future.

Ron brings over 20 years of experience in financial services, as a financial planning practitioner, advisor, and wealth coach with some of the largest firms in the Canadian wealth management industry. 

Rose Palma, CFP®, CIM
Wealth Management Consultant
BMO Wealth Management

Rose helps to identify and address the needs and goals of high and ultra-high net worth clients.  Rose provides support and direction about complex issues such as retirement & distribution planning, tax planning, estate planning, succession planning and philanthropic considerations, to affluent families and entrepreneurs.  Rose’s extensive planning background helps her in providing best in class wealth plans and great client experiences. 

Rose brings over 20 years of experience in financial services industry, where she has held several progressive roles. Rose has worked for several major investment firms where she provided high net worth clients with financial planning and investment counseling advice.

Paul Lytle,
Lending Specialist
BMO Bank of Montreal

As a Lending Specialist, Paul Lytle offers a broad range of credit based solution, from home financing to tax efficient investments loans.  Paul works in concert with the Biddle Johnston Wealth Management Team to customize lending solutions that support the long term financial goals of investors.

Jeremy Orser, MBA, CHS, CFP®, CLU
Estate and Insurance Advisor
BMO Nesbitt Burns Financial Services Inc.

Jeremy entered the insurance field as a financial advisor in 2005 after completing his MBA. He then became a specialist in Estate Planning and Insurance. He provides support and direction about complex issues such as retirement and distribution planning, estate and gift planning, transition planning and charitable giving.


Shawna Albornoz, MTI, TEP, EPC
Vice President, Trust Services
BMO Trust Company

Shawna Albornoz is the Vice President of Trust Services (Prairies) with BMO Trust Company, the fiduciary arm of the BMO Financial Group. Shawna has been in the Estate and Trust Industry since 2001 and administered over 120 Estate, Trust, Power of Attorney and charitable foundation accounts during her career. Through her experience as a corporate Executor and Trustee for high net worth clients she has the expertise to help families effectively plan for the transfer of wealth to the next generation and deal with all fiduciary responsibilities.

Shawna holds her MTI designation from the Canadian Securities Institute, is a member of The Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners (STEP), an international professional organization dedicated to promoting financial and estate planning considerations between generations, and is a member of the Calgary Estate Planning Council (EPC).


Todd Coleman, MBA, CPA, CGA, FEA
VP, Business Advisory & Succession Planning
BMO Wealth Management

Todd helps our business owners and entrepreneur clients achieve their objectives in the most efficient methods possible for the purposes of wealth planning and transfer. He provides guidance on multiple advanced planning and business valuation situations to help clients simplify their wealth complexities.

Prior to joining BMO Private Banking in 2010, Todd was a Vice President at PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance.  He has acted as an advisor to mid-market companies on mergers and acquisitions transactions across a wide variety of industries.  In addition, Todd previously served as the President of a family-owned distribution company operating in the sporting goods industry for five years.  Todd has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alberta.  

He is a Certified General Accountant and has earned the Family Enterprise Advisor designation from the Institute of Family Enterprise Advisors.  He currently serves as President of the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE), Calgary Chapter, and he has delivered workshops on family business topics at regional and national events for CAFE.