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Rhonda Blanch
Estate & Insurance Advisor

Rhonda began her career in the financial services industry in 2001 and joined BMO Estate Insurance Advisory Services in 2013. A CFP® professional, Rhonda employs a comprehensive process to understand and assess your wealth management needs. Her objective is to ensure you meet your specific goals for building, preserving and passing on your wealth.
 

David Tremblett, CFP, TEP
Vice President, Personal Trust BMO Wealth Management

David brings over 20 years of experience in the Trust and Financial Planning Industry as a Trust and Estate Planner. He has worked extensively with our clients in the area of Estate, Will and Trust Planning.
He has earned his Certified Financial Planner and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
 

Elizabeth Bozek B.Sc. (Hons), LL.B.
Director, Estate Planning

Elizabeth has a wealth of experience in the world of estates and trusts. She joined BMO after 7 years in private practice, where her practice encompassed estate litigation, planning and administration, alternative dispute resolution, and incapacity planning. She most recently spent 3 years at a national trust company, where she honed her expertise in estate planning for high net worth clients. 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.

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 adept at communicating the importance of a total estate plan to clients and advisors alike.
 

Dante Rossi, CPA, CA, CFP
Director, Tax Planning at BMO Wealth Management

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.

Using a holistic approach, Dante collaborates with his colleagues across BMO Wealth Management to help clients clearly articulate their personal wealth goals. Together, we provide a multi-dimensional perspective that offers a valuable complement to our clients’ other professional counsel. Dante’s goal, as part of the Enterprise Wealth Planning team, is to empower clients with comprehensive and customized solutions, resolving complex situations through coordinated and proactive wealth plans.

 

Cherie Ahlberg, CFP
Senior Private Banker

Cherie specializes in the very important affluent and high net worth client segment. She provides a comprehensive and holistic approach to wealth management and her goal is to help her clients and their families plan, manage, monitor, grow and protect their wealth now and in the future.

Cherie has more than 18 years of experience working in the banking and financial markets of the London and Sarnia area. She has since then relocated to Toronto where she services business owners, entrepreneurs and high net worth clients as a Senior Private Banker. 
 
As a dedicated Financial Planner, Cherie creates sophisticated banking packages and a full suite of personalized credit solutions for her clients and their families. She then draws on a team of BMO professionals/experts who specialize in investments, commercial banking, as well as tax and estate planning to create a uniquely personalized banking experience for her clients. To ensure a very personalized service and attention to detail, Cherie works with a very limited number of clients and their families.
 
Using a holistic approach, Cherie collaborates with her colleagues in BMO Private Banking to design integrated solutions to enable clients to help achieve their personal wealth goals.
Cherie’s goal is to empower clients with comprehensive and customized solutions, resolving complex situations through coordinated and proactive wealth plans. Cherie knows how to navigate the nuances and complexities of wealth management so that clients can have the confidence that their goals are within reach.
 

James Murphy
Director, Wealth Planning 

Jim brings together the knowledge and experience of our in-house tax and estate professionals. Jim works with advisors and their clients to develop sound wealth management plans. He provides support and direction on complex issues such as retirement planning, tax planning, cash management, estate and gift planning, business succession, transition planning and philanthropy.
 
Jim has over 20 years of professional experience in the wealth management industry as a financial planner, a director of financial planning at a major wealth management firm and a part-time professor teaching financial planning courses. He has taught at both Seneca College and The Canadian Securities Institute. Jim has given numerous seminars on tax and estate planning for advisors and business owners.
 
Using a holistic approach, Jim collaborates with his colleagues in BMO Wealth Management to help clients clearly articulate their personal wealth goals. Together, we provide a multi-dimensional perspective that offers a valuable complement to our clients’ other professional counsel.

Jim’s goal, as part of the Enterprise Wealth Planning team, is to empower clients with comprehensive and customized solutions, resolving complex situations through coordinated and proactive wealth plans.