BMO Nesbitt Burns
20 Erb St W, 4th Floor
Waterloo, ON
N2L 1T2

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Our Team

Meet the Team

Werner Hohn, CFP®, PFP
Senior Wealth Advisor

Tel (519) 624-8939
Fax (519) 624-8720
E-mail: Werner Hohn


Werner Hohn was born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario and brings 30 years of financial services industry experience to his role.  Werner is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and has completed numerous industry related courses.  Along with being a Personal Financial Planner - PFP®, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® practitioner, Werner is licensed as a Life Insurance Advisor with BMO Estate Insurance Advisory Services Inc.
Werner brings an abundance of experience, knowledge and training to his role as a Wealth Advisor providing a holistic wealth management focus to his client relationships.  He chose to work for BMO Nesbitt Burns because of the firm’s long history, excellent reputation and extensive resources for advisors and clients.

Scott Ellis
Investment Advisor

Tel (519) 581-1088
Fax (519) 581-1440
E-mail: Scott Ellis

Scott Ellis was born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario. He attended the University of Guelph, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce, in Management Economics Industry and Finance. Scott joined the BMO Financial Group in 2009 and he brings both focus and enthusiasm to the office every day to ensure that all of our clients' needs are met. Scott has completed the Wealth Management Essential and the Professional Financial Planning course through the Canadian Securities Institute.

Outside of the office, Scott spends much of his time keeping an active lifestyle, through hockey, golf, volleyball, squash and tennis. However, his true passion in life is spending time on the water fishing.


Ryan Pollington
Associate Investment Advisor

Tel (519) 885-8009
Fax (519) 624-8720
E-mail: Ryan Pollington
Ryan has been in the financial services industry since 2016 with a focus on fostering strong relationships and helping clients achieve their goals. Ryan worked at TD Canada Trust before moving to Private Wealth as a Client Service Associate and then becoming a Financial Planner, where he was recognized in 2021 with the TD Financial Planning Distinction Award for being a top-performing Financial Planner nationwide. He is involved in the community with the Financial Planning Program Advisory Committee at Conestoga College, and is passionate about helping the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington and the annual Send ‘Em Off Smiling Program, Waterloo Region.
Ryan was born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario. He attended Seneca College, where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce, and has earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation. Outside of the office, Ryan lives in Breslau with his family and enjoys spending his free time playing golf, hockey, skiing and at the family cottage.


Karen Reger
Administrative Assistant

Tel (519) 886-7875
Fax (519) 886-7214
E-mail: Karen Reger


Karen began her career in the Financial Services Industry in 1989 with a major financial institution. She completed the Canadian Securities Course in 1999 and joined BMO Nesbitt Burns in March of 2000. Karen is efficient in assisting clients with their accounts and handles administrative duties for the Hohn-Ellis Wealth Advisory Group.

Our Partners

Stuart Clark, MTax, TEP
Estate & Insurance Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns Financial Services Inc.

Stuart is a specialist at insurance based wealth and estate planning strategies.
Prior to joining BMO Estate Insurance Advisory Services, Stuart worked with BMO Private Banking as a Specialized Planner – Tax to integrate comprehensive tax and wealth plans to enrich the financial success of BMO Private Banking clientele. He also acted as a consultant and instructor to financial advisors with one of Canada’s largest life insurance companies, and provided specialized taxation service with two of Canada’s large accounting firms and the Canada Revenue Agency.
Stuart is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and is Past President/Chair of the Waterloo Wellington Estate Planning Council. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Western Ontario, as well as a Masters of Taxation from the University of Waterloo.