Tel: 250-390-5607


BMO Nesbitt Burns
9, 6908 North Island Highway
Nanaimo, BC
V9V 1P6

Contact Us

Our Team

Scott Currie

Senior Investment Advisor & Senior Vice President


Tel: 250-390-5607
Fax: 250-390-3613


With over three decades of experience in the investment industry, Scott Currie joined BMO Nesbitt Burns as a Senior Investment Advisor in 1995. Scott has been awarded the distinction of becoming a Senior Vice President and has been included in the elite 'Chairman's Council' for the past 24 years as one of BMO Nesbitt Burns' top advisors. Scott is responsible for strategic direction, portfolio strategy, and asset allocation.

Scott is a graduate of Simon Fraser University, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Finance.

Scott was born and raised in Nanaimo and believes in actively supporting the local community. Scott has held various roles in the following community organizations:
- Past Member and Past Treasurer of the Nanaimo Rotary Club
- Member and Past Director of the Nanaimo Gyro Club
- Past President of Nanaimo Serauxmen Service Club
- Past President of Nanaimo Senior Housing Society
- Past President of Nanaimo Community Foundation
- Past Director of Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society

When not in the office, Scott enjoys exploring Vancouver Island and spending time on the water with his wife and three children.

Kent Cookman

Wealth Advisor

Tel: 250-390-5607
Fax: 250-390-3613


With over 25 years of experience in the wealth management industry, Kent Cookman is professionally designated to create financial plans and provide advice on economic, investment, and portfolio considerations.

Kent is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and History while on scholarship.

Outside of the office, Kent is an avid fisherman who dedicates his time to family and the community through local charities and supporting youth sports.

Dave Barta

Investment Representative

Tel: 250-390-5604


Dave has worked as an Investment Representative for over 25 years and joined the Currie Cookman Wealth Advisory Group in 2013. Dave earned a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Manitoba.

Outside of work, Dave enjoys playing music and performing with his local band, Celtic Chaos. Dave is married with four grown children and one granddaughter.

Tammy McBride

Administrative Assistant

Tel: 250-390-5611
Fax: 250-390-3613


Tammy has worked at BMO Nesbitt Burns since 1996 and is a central team member for all account related matters including maintenance, inquiries, and updates. Tammy is available to process any requests which clients may have, while ensuring your investment experience with the Currie Cookman Wealth Advisory group is trouble free!

Tammy enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, and is very passionate about horticulture as a member of the Master Gardeners Association.

Sandra Day

Administrative Assistant

Tel: 250-390-5606
Fax: 250-390-3613


Moving to Vancouver Island in 2008, Sandra has worked for over 20 years in various office environments including for profit, not-for-profit, and government. Before joining the Currie Cookman Wealth Advisory Group in 2017, Sandra began her career in the financial industry in 'branch operations' and became a licensed Sales Assistant in 2012.

Sandra lives in Ladysmith with her husband, Sam, and their two dogs, Fred and Barney.