Meet Our Partners
Director, Estate Planning
Andrée advises high net worth individuals, professionals and entrepreneurs on specialized estate and trust solutions, as part of an integrated wealth planning team.
Andrée joined BMO in November 2015 as a Wealth Management Consultant, where she supported our teams in offering a broader wealth planning experience for their high net worth clients` needs. In addition to having earned her TEP and CFP designations, Andrée’s background includes private practice as a lawyer, and 8 years at another major financial institution as a Trusts and Estates Consultant. She was called to the New Brunswick bar in 2006, and the Nova Scotia bar in 2008. In addition, she is Past Chair of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners` Atlantic Branch, and Past Chair of the Halifax Estate Planning Council.
Danette Pottle, BA (Econ), MBA, PFP
Estate and Insurance Advisor
As an Estate and Insurance Advisor, Danette provides clients with a plan to highlight opportunities, including the reduction of estate costs and taxes, ensuring that the beneficiaries receive the maximum value of their estate. She assists in providing unique strategies that complement your current financial situation and communicate your wishes for the future.
Kelly Parker, CIM, CFP, FMA, TEP, FCSI
Director, Wealth Planning
Kelly advises high net worth individuals, professionals and entrepreneurs on various financial topics, to help clients find comfort in knowing their financial objectives will be met.
Kelly joined BMO in April 2016 as a Private Wealth Advisor, where she supported our teams in offering a broader wealth planning experience for their high net worth clients’ needs. In addition to having earned her planning designations, Kelly’s background includes 14 years of planning and investment experience at another major financial institution as a Financial Advisor.
Robert Brown, CPA, CA, CFP, TEP
Director, Wealth Planning
Robbie provides customized wealth advice to BMO Private Wealth’s high net worth clients and their families, helping them to realize their aspirations, at all stages of life, through meaningful conversations. This advice includes advanced tax, estate, philanthropic, and insurance planning strategies, among others.
Robbie has more than a decade of specialization in tax, trust, and estate planning, which allows him to tailor wealth planning strategies for the clients he collaboratively serves.
Jean Richard, LL.M, TEP
Senior Manager Cross Border & International Tax Consultant
Jean advises high and ultra high net worth individuals, business owners and professionals on how to efficiently structure their worldwide, U.S. and Canadian assets, providing specialized insight on tax solutions as part of an integrated wealth planning team.
Relying on over 35 years of professional practice Jean’s clients can rely on his in-depth technical expertise to facilitate discussions on high-level planning while addressing a wide range of situations across international, U.S. income and estate tax, and Canadian income tax considerations.
Jean joined BMO Wealth Management in 2001 with a solid expertise acquired advising individual clients and business owners with a leading Canadian insurance carrier, a leading accounting firm and a law firm.
Linda Leung, CPA, TEP
Director, U.S. Tax Planning
Linda advises high net worth business owners and professionals on how to efficiently structure their U.S. and Canadian assets, providing specialized tax solutions as part of an integrated wealth planning team. Drawing on 25 years of leadership within the cross-border field, Linda’s clients benefit from in-depth technical expertise, facilitating high-level planning discussions, while addressing a wide range of situations across U.S. income and estate tax, and Canadian income tax considerations.
Linda joined BMO Wealth Management in 2010, following 10 years of leading a global tax team at a large consulting firm, where she specialized in individual tax considerations with regards to employees relocating permanently or temporarily from/to U.S. and Canada. Previously, she was a Tax Manager in the Small Business and International Assignment Services groups at PricewaterhouseCoopers, a large international accounting firm.