Ryan Churchill, CFP, CIM, B.Comm.

Portfolio Manager

A graduate from the Bachelor of Commerce Co-op Program at Dalhousie University, Ryan joined BMO in 2001 and has been advising clients in the investment industry for over 25 years.  He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), a Charted Investment Manager (CIM®) and a licensed portfolio manager.  He aims to simplify the wealth management process with his clients through open and honest communication.  Ryan was born in Yarmouth and now lives in Halifax with his wife Natalie and their two children.

Michael Townsend, CFP, BBA, CIM

Portfolio Manager

Michael graduated from Acadia University with his BBA in 1984. He has worked in the investment industry for over 30 years and has worked for BMO Nesbitt Burns since 2010. A Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®), Michael lives in Wolfville with his wife, Heather. They have three adult children.  Michael is driven by helping people through his work and through his volunteering efforts. When not working or volunteering, Michael loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.

David Milner, CFP, B.Comm., CIM

Portfolio Manager

David joined BMO Bank of Montreal part time in 2005 as he completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree at St. Mary’s University. In 2017, after spending 10 plus years with BMO in several roles, David joined Nesbitt Burns and “The Churchill Wealth Advisory Group”. As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) David focuses on financial planning and education to build confidence in his clients’ financial decisions. David is proud to call Dartmouth home with his wife Lindsay and their three young daughters.

Mark Elliott, CFP®

Senior Investment Associate & Associate Portfolio Manager

Mark graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Economics in 1992. He has worked in the investment industry for over 30 years and has worked for BMO Nesbitt Burns since 2016. As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Mark’s experience has shown that the most sound financial decisions are the result of robust planning. Mark was born in Newfoundland but has proudly called Nova Scotia home for 30+ years. Mark and his wife are the proud parents of 2 daughters.

Nouran Elshenawy, B.Comm. (Fin)

Investment Associate

Nouran was born and raised in Portsaid Egypt; she is proud to call Halifax home since 2010. In 2016, while completing her Commerce degree at Dalhousie University, Nouran joined one of Canada's largest brokerage firms. Taking her experience from various roles within the Investment & Wealth Management industry, Nouran joined "The Churchill Wealth Advisory Group" in 2022. She delivers an exceptional client experience and continues to build her industry credentials. When not in the office Nouran enjoys cooking, listening to music, and spending time with her three cats.

Lynn Eye

Administration Associate (Senior)

Lynn joined BMO Nesbitt Burns in May 2010. Her 30 plus years of industry experience and knowledge ensures clients receive the highest level of service. She assists the team with the administrative functions related to client accounts and inquiries.  Lynn was born in Wolfville and resides in the Annapolis Valley with her husband John. She is the proud mother of two children, Carlena and Mitchell. Lynn spends most of her summers with family and friends at her cottage on the Bay of Funday and enjoys winter getaways in the south.