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).
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.
BComm (Fin), PFP
Estate & Insurance Advisor
Sarah graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce, with a focus on Finance and Risk Management. She joined the financial industry in 2006 and been helping with high net worth families achieve their goals ever since. She assists high net worth families with complex affairs, to preserve, grow and transition their wealth to future generations.
Sarah has enjoyed a very successful and impressive career to date, being a leading professional consultant in the insurance industry for major financial services firms. With over 12 years of experience in the Wealth Management industry, Sarah believe in long term, trusting relationships and works closely with advisors and their clients to provide customized solutions and strategies to meet their assets, and growing their estate. She provides each advisor, and their clients, with professional customer service and efficient timelines. Sarah is able to provide advice on Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Disability and Long Term Care.
An avid cyclist and skier, Sarah brings that same discipline and commitment to a variety of community and personal causes. Having biked across Canada twice for Kids Cancer, it is evident she is dedicated and determined at whatever she puts her mind to.