Fred Feistmann

Vice-President & Portfolio Manager


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.

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.

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. Along the way, he has completed both Kolbe and Kolbe Youth Certification courses and is a graduate of World Wide School of Auctioneering. Fred enjoys skiing and mountain biking with his two young sons, Mason and Connor, and his wife, Charlene. 

Erin Bowie

Associate Advisor

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 brings powerful organizational and resource management skills to her role and is dedicated to ensuring we deliver upon our commitment to excellence.

A graduate of Simon Fraser University (B.A.), Erin has worked in wealth management industry for ten years. She has also completed the Wealth Management Essentials course through the Canadian Securities Institute.

Prior to entering the financial service industry, Erin was a lodge manager for Langara Fishing Adventures in Haida Gwaii, BC. In her spare time, she continues to enjoy outdoor recreations and spending time with her husband, two young children, and their dog.

Michael Thom

Associate Advisor

With over two decades of experience in the Financial Services Industry, Mike works in collaboration with Fred to manage and review all aspects of portfolio management, trade execution and investment research. He is the liaison with RBC’s Portfolio Advisory Group to ensure the firms depth and breadth of research analysis is adopted into our portfolio management efforts. Mike also draws upon his extensive background in financial planning to develop various financial and estate planning strategies for our clients.

A graduate of the University of Calgary (B.A. Economics), Mike has earned the Canadian Investment Manager (CIM), Professional Financial Planning (PFP) and his Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) designation which demonstrates mastery of a broad range of practical portfolio management and advanced investment analysis skills. Mike is passionate about the financial industry and committed to helping our clients define and achieve their goals.

A three time Ironman Triathlon finisher, Mike enjoys camping with his wife and their two children. He particularly enjoys cheering on his kids in their many sports activities.

Amrit Parmar


With six years of experience at RBC Dominion Securities, Amrit is typically the first point of contact with our clients. She manages the day-to-day requests no matter how big or small and is responsible for all account administration. Amrit takes pride in ensuring our internal client service team delivers on time and as promised. She brings an exceptional degree of commitment and enthusiasm to her role and truly enjoys working with clients to ensure that their needs are met.

Amrit graduated from Thompson Rivers University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She joined RBC Dominion Securities in 2011 and successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course and Conduct and Practices Handbook in 2013.

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.

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