Fred Feistmann

Vice President & Portfolio Manager

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Born in the United States and raised in B.C., Fred brings a wide range of experience to his position at RBC Dominion Securities. Fred attended the University of British Columbia where he studied Mechanical Engineering. He then spent nine years in the Nicola Valley working for local ranches such as Douglas Lake, Quilchena, Nicola and the Gang Ranch. 

In addition to his wealth of experience, Fred draws upon his background in finance. Fred currently holds his Canadian Investment Manager designation and has received the accreditation required to provide discretionary investment management services. Fred has also been recognized by the Canadian Securities Institute for his academic accomplishments in the Canadian Securities Course, the Professional Financial Planning Course and the Conduct and Practices Course. He earned Awards of Excellence, which are only presented to the top 1% of the candidates across Canada. Fred has also completed both the Options and Futures licensing courses and has his Life Level II insurance license.

In Fred's experience, as wealth is realized there is an increasing need for financial and estate planning. Fred's commitment to you begins with the development of a sound, long-term financial strategy - leaving you with the peace of mind that comes from knowing your financial objectives are consistent with your personal objectives.

Erin Bowie

Associate Advisor

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Erin manages the team's client service delivery process to ensure client communication commitments and portfolio administration are executed in a timely and accurate fashion. She is the liaison with RBC's Wealth Management specialists and ensures that the full resources and capabilities of that group are applied to develop comprehensive, tax-efficient strategies for the team's clients. Erin also assists Fred with various activities related to Portfolio Advisory services and developing enhanced client service initiatives.

Erin holds a Bachelor of Arts with a major in communications and minor in history. Having completed the Wealth Management Essentials course through the Canadian Securities Institute, she is working towards her financial planning designation.

Erin has worked with wealth management advisory groups on both the east and west coasts of Canada. She brings a creative spark to the team, as well as the valuable experience she gained working within those teams, and is dedicated to ensuring we deliver upon our commitment to excellence.

Michael Thom

Associate Advisor

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With over two decades of experience in the Financial Services Industry, Mike brings a broad perspective to his role. Mike's role is to assist with portfolio management, portfolio trade execution and investment research. He also draws upon his financial planning experience to provide input on various financial and estate planning strategies for our clients.

Mike holds a BA in Economics from the University of Calgary. He also holds the Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation and Professional Financial Planning (PFP) designations. In 2001, he earned his Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) designation.

Amrit Parmar


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Amrit is typically the first point of contact with our clients. She manages the day-to-day requests of our clients and is responsible for all account administration. Amrit takes pride in ensuring our internal client service team delivers on time and as promised.

Amrit graduated from Thompson Rivers University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in finance and minor in marketing in 2010 and joined RBC Dominion Securities in 2011. She successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course and Conduct and Practices Handbook in 2013. Amrit brings an exceptional degree of commitment and enthusiasm to her role with our team and truly enjoys working with clients to ensure that their needs are met.

A dedicated Canucks fan with extreme confidence they will actually bring home the cup one day, Amrit enjoys an active lifestyle centered around her family and friends.