Our Team

Brian Miatello, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager

Brian Miatello graduated with an honours Bachelor of Mathematics degree from University of Waterloo followed by an MBA degree from Ivey Business School at Western University. Thereafter he entered the investment industry as a broker with a prominent securities dealer. He further enhanced his qualifications with the acknowledged gold standard in investment management by obtaining the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1992.

He joined a major trust company's investment management team in 1997 and he has been a portfolio manager since 2001, most recently with the same major bank's Private Investment Counsel. In 2009 he joined BMO Wealth Management, where he manages equity portfolios for himself and clients. The BMO position represents the culmination of all his education and experience, having learned from the best investors along the way. He remains passionate about the investment business to this day.

Brian’s personal recreational interests include reading, golf, cycling, and skiing with his wife Anne. 

Emma Peppler

Client Service Associate

Emma graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Brock University and started at BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2019. She has been a Client Service Associate by day and a student by night for the last three years. Her studying paid off in April 2024 when she passed her CFA Level 3 exam, the last exam in the demanding CFA Program. Emma is licensed with our regulator CIRO.


In her newfound spare time, Emma can be found at F45 or at home enjoying a book.