Our Partners

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Fanny Grenier, CPA, CA, M.Tax, FEA

Director, Tax and Wealth Planning

Fanny helps affluent families determine what is important to them, presents solutions which will assist them in realizing their goals and works with their advisors to ensure their plans are put in motion. Prior to joining BMO, Fanny spent over a decade at major accounting firms advising business owners and their family on sophisticated tax and estate planning strategies

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Liz Bozek, B.Sc. (Hons), LL.B

Director, Estate Planning

Elizabeth works with other members of the High Net Worth and Specialized Wealth Planning team to develop personalized estate planning solutions for high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients. Elizabeth is sympathetic to the needs of her clients and mindful of the importance of family dynamics in the estate planning conversation. She is actively involved in the estates bar, and continues to organize and chair programs of interest for estate and trusts lawyers across the province.

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Mila Luka

Private Banker

Mila provides banking services to high net worth clients assisting with all banking, borrowing and payment needs. Mila has a proven track record of helping business owners, busy professionals and retirees with their ongoing needs.  Mila is the quarterback of your banking relationship with BMO both in Canada and in the US to ensure a seamless experience.
 

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Gregory Astourian

Senior Mortgage Specialist

Gregory is an exception Senior Mortgage Specialist with 17 years of experience in many facets of the financial industry. He is a perennial Conference of the Stars winner. Gregory is an excellent resource for highly complex high-net-worth transactions. 

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Ron Goldstein, PFP, CFA, MBA

Director, Wealth Planning

Ron has been providing financial planning and investment counseling to Canadians over the last fifteen years while working with leading financial institutions. Throughout his career, Ron has earned his clients’ trust by providing exemplary client service and deep subject matter expertise. Using a holistic approach, Ron collaborates with his colleagues in BMO Wealth Management to help clients clearly articulate their personal wealth goals.

Together, we provide a multidimensional perspective that offers a valuable complement to our clients’ other professional counsel. Ron’s goal is to empower clients with comprehensive and customized solutions, resolving complex situations through coordinated and proactive wealth plans.

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Dante Rossi

Director, Tax Planning

Dante advises high net worth business owners and families on specialized Tax & Estate solutions aimed at maximizing their wealth, as part of an integrated wealth planning team. Drawing on a decade of tax accounting experience, his clients benefit from a depth of informed insight and the ability to distill complex concepts into actionable strategies. Specializing in Canadian corporations and entrepreneurs, Dante offers guidance on tax structuring, estate planning, exit strategies and tax-efficient wealth transfer, creating tailored solutions for a diverse group of clients.

Dante joined BMO Wealth Management in 2015 from global professional services firm Deloitte LLP, where he worked for 10 years in progressively senior roles, managing and executing detailed reviews of complex corporate, personal, partnership and trust tax compliance and planning engagements.

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Timothy Simpson

Estate & Insurance Advisor

Tim joined BMO Nesbitt Burns in 2007 after twelve years in various Risk Management positions in the financial services industry. Consistently delivering a polished and professional approach to life insurance, Tim is available to our clients to give personal guidance with estate planning and risk management needs. 

Whether for a business organization or for you personally, he specializes in creating custom-designed solutions to meet your specific needs and integrate them with your wealth management plan. Clients and their respective tax and legal advisors have come to trust and rely upon Tim's valuable knowledge and sound advice. An active Sports enthusiast and philanthropist, Tim is a firm believer in giving back to the community.

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Chris Alward

Senior Private Banker

Chris joined BMO in 2012, and since 2014 has been helping high net worth clients and their families work towards their goals by understanding their unique needs and providing the personalized services and support to help them achieve what they desire.

Chris and his team provide highly personal service and customized banking, borrowing, and cash flow management solutions for business owners, professionals, and executives, as well as their families, holding companies, professional corporations, family trusts, and estates with needs in Canada and the USA.

Chris volunteers as a soccer coach and business mentor to young people, is an avid home-cook, and enjoys the occasional golf game.

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Leigh Vyn, CPA, CA, CFP, FEA

Director, Tax Planning

Leigh is a Director of Tax Planning at BMO Private Wealth. With over twenty years of experience, Leigh understands the broad issues that wealthy families face. By taking the time to understand client’s specific goals and objectives, she brings her extensive subject matter expertise to help guide families through the unique opportunities and challenges that they may be facing in the areas of tax and estate planning, corporate structuring, business succession planning, and family governance.

Leigh can skillfully take complex tax and estate issues, and speak to clients about these in a way that they can easily understand.  In addition to her accounting background, she has extensive experience in the investment industry, including working at a multi-family office where she led a diverse team. For four years, Leigh co-authored the book “Tax Tips for Canadians for Dummies”.

When not at work, Leigh and husband, Dave manage a busy house with two teenagers. She enjoys running and hiking the many trails Ancaster offers.