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Shawna Albornoz

MTI, TEP, EPC, Vice President
BMO Trust Company, BMO Private Banking





Shawna Albornoz is the Vice President of Trust Services (Prairies) with BMO Trust Company, the fiduciary arm of the BMO Financial Group. Shawna has been in the Estate and Trust Industry since 2001 and she has administered over 120 Estate, Trust, Power of Attorney and charitable foundation accounts during her career. Through her experience as a corporate Executor and Trustee for high net worth clients she has acquired the expertise to help families effectively plan for the transfer of wealth to the next generation and deal with all fiduciary responsibilities.

Shawna holds her MTI designation from the Canadian Securities Institute, she is a member of The Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners (STEP), an international professional organization dedicated to promoting financial and estate planning considerations between generations, and is a member of the Calgary Estate Planning Council (EPC).  




Navdeep Brar

CPA, CA
Senior Tax Manager




As a member of the Tax and Estate Planning team, Nav offers expertise in tax planning, estate planning, wealth transfer and corporate reorganizations.

Nav has over 7 years of taxation experience and joins us from a mid-sized, international accounting firm as a Tax Manager in Calgary where he gained significant experience in working with high net worth clients and business owners in tax and estate planning involving trusts, developing remuneration strategies, Capital Gains Exemption planning and corporate re-organizations. In addition, he has many years of experience in preparing and reviewing personal, corporate, and trust tax returns. Nav is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), and is currently pursuing his Trust and Estate Planning designation (TEP).

 


 

 Jennifer Empey
 BA, CFP®, CIM
 Wealth Planning Consultant




As a member of the Wealth Management Consulting team, Jennifer brings together the Knowledge and experience of our in house tax and estate professionals and works with Investment Advisors and their clients to develop sound wealth management plans. Jennifer holds her Bachelors of Economics, CIM, Chartered Investment Manager and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®

Jennifer has over 17 years experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining BMO, she worked as a senior financial consultant where she provided complex financial planning, with focus on tax planning for professionals including professional corporation start-ups and wind downs. Jennifer has also worked for another financial instituiton where she provided financial planning, credit & investment management for numerous high net worth clients.