Our Team

Linas PilyPaitis, CIM, PFP

Portfolio Manager, Wealth Advisor

Linas spent 21 years as a Naval Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. During his naval career, he received his Bachelor degree in Maritime Studies (specializing in Economics and Marketing).

Linas coached basketball for many years, ultimately coaching for Basketball Ontario at the Provincial Level, achieving two National Championships with his teams.

He currently supports his community as a member of the West Ottawa Rotary Club and as a member of the Naval Association of Canada.


Bachelor of Maritime Studies, Memorial University, St. John's Newfoundland

Chartered Investment Manager, CIM, Canadian Securities Institute

Canadian Securities Course (Honours), Canadian Securities Institute

Conduct and Practices Handbook (Honours), Canadian Securities Institute

Professional Financial Planning Course (Honours), Canadian Securities Institute

Canadian Insurance Course, Canadian Securities Institute

Ryan Nobbs

Associate Portfolio Manager

Since 2005 Ryan has worked in the financial services industry in Ottawa.  Ryan specializes in managing wealth for professionals, business owners, government employees, retirees, trusts and corporations. 

Ryan’s areas of expertise include planning around Estates, Retirement, Tax Efficiency, Business Succession and Investment.  Through goal-oriented planning, Ryan’s aim is to simplify, personalize and customize financial planning for his clients.

Collaboration is the key component to Ryan’s process.  This includes engaging partners, analysts, portfolio managers and industry experts in order to build personalized plans for his clients.  

Derek Ralph

Associate Investment Advisor

Prior to immigrating to Canada from the United States in the summer of 2014, Derek spent seventeen years in various aspects of the financial services industry, from working with individual clients, to compliance and proprietary trading. 

Currently he is active in his community through volinteering as often as he is able at his daughter's school and with her basketball team.


  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, United States of America

  • New Entrants Course, Canadian Securities Institute

  • Conduct and Practices Handbook, Canadian Securities Institute

  • Branch Managers Course, Canadian Securities Institute

  • Limited Representative-Equity Trader Exam (Series 55), FINRA

  • Registered Options Principal Examination (Series 4), FINRA

  • General Securities Principal Exam (Series 24), FINRA

  • Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination (Series 63), FINRA

  • General Securities Representative Examination (Series 7), FINRA

  • Accredited as Qualified Associate Financial Planner