Brendan Somers

Investment Advisor

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Brendan Somers holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in entrepreneurial management from Royal Roads University, and has completed several industry courses under the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).
After working as a research assistant at RBC Dominion Securities from 2005 to 2009, Brendan moved on to one of Canada's largest banking institutions for four years. After two years as financial services representative he was promoted to financial advisor specializing in financial planning. In October 2013, Brendan moved to RBC Dominion Securities. At RBC Dominion Securities, Brendan helps to build and protect clients' wealth through personalized advice, services and solutions, and in-depth expertise.
Brendan is involved in several community initiatives and programs in the Comox Valley. Including the Rotary Club of Courtenay, sponsor of the Vancouver Island Mountain Sports Society Night of White, and the Men's North Island golf tournament.

Sandra Odgers
Financial Planning Consultant
Sandra joins RBC Dominion Securities with an extensive background in financial planning and investment management. In addition to obtaining the designations of Financial Management Advisor (FMA) a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI), she is an accomplished and trusted Certified Financial Planner. With over 12 years of industry experience working with a major national firm, Sandra is well equipped to provide you with financially sound and honest advice.



Arne Perrin
Estate Planning Specialist
Arne Perrin has been with RBC since 2000. He focuses on inter-generational wealth transfers, and succession and transition planning for family businesses, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals. His goal is to help ensure your wealth is transferred to your heirs more efficiently and in accordance with your wishes. Specializing in estate planning, Arne provides solutions to various wealth management issues using insurance-based strategies. Arne can focus on both personal and corporate insurance solutions to help increase your net worth and reduce the impact of taxation today and at death.
Darren Bank, CPA, CA
Senior Manager, High Net Worth Planning Services

Darren specializes in tax and estate planning for high net worth families.  Prior to joining RBC, Darren was a tax partner with a national accounting and advisory firm where he focused on providing tax planning services to high net worth families by developing strategies for wealth preservation and tax minimization, the transfer of wealth preservation and tax minimization, the transfer of wealth to the next generation, the estate and succession planning.  Darren advised executives of public and private companies on executive compensation solutions.

Darren is a Chartered Accountant and has completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course, as well as the Corporate Reorganization Course and Tax Planning for the Owner Manager Course.  Darren is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation.