John Scott

Vice-President & Investment Advisor

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John was born and raised in Toronto and moved to Sudbury at the  age of 16. After completing high school in Sudbury he went on to graduate from Laurentian University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1984. Prior to beginning his career in the investment industry John worked in the field of marketing and then as a contractor in Sudbury for more than 15 years. John joined RBC Dominion Securities in 1999 as an Investment Advisor. He focuses on providing comprehensive advice concerning all aspects of wealth management, including tax and estate planning, business succession, insurance and investment portfolios. 

John and his wife Carol Hartman, a successful lawyer and senior partner at Miller Maki in Sudbury, were married in 1988 and live just minutes from downtown on Ramsey Lake.


Debby Holman


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Debby was born and raised in Sudbury and joined the firm in 1994. She successfully achieved her financial industry licensing in 1999 and has been working as a full-time associate ever since. She handles all administrative details and has the knowledge, ability and understanding to assist with all aspects of client service.
Debby and her husband Jerry have been married since 1981 and have two grown daughters and four grandchildren. They now have the freedom to travel to warmer climates at least once a year.

Yolande Rabiej

Associate Advisor

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Yolande, a lifelong resident of Sudbury, started work in the investment industry in 1979. Over the years she has acquired considerable skills and experience in all aspects of client service. As well, through continuing education she has achieved the prestigious Canadian Investment Management (CIM) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) designations.
Yolande and her husband Henry have been married since 1974 and have two daughters and two grandchildren.

Wealth Management Services Team

In order to provide comprehensive financial advice to clients, John partners with a number of expert consultants at RBC Wealth Management Services to provide estate and financial planning services.

Annett LeBeau, EPC
Estate Planning Specialist
Through a variety of life insurance, annuity and living benefits products from Canada's top-ranked insurance providers, Annett works closely with John to employ creative, tax-exempt strategies to protect wealth, increase net worth and ensure wealth is transferred to heirs. Reinforcing her years of practical experience, Annett has the Elder Planning Counselor (EPC) designation. To find out more about Annett, visit her on LinkedIn.
Annett lives in Sudbury with her husband and two children.

Connie M. Freitas, B.A, LL.B.
Will & Estate Consultant
Connie works closely with John to provide clients with information on structuring estates in an efficient and tax-effective manner. Connie obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1989 and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1992. She was called to the Ontario bar in 1994. Prior to joining RBC, Connie practiced law for 18 years. As a partner in a mid-sized law firm her practice was varied and covered the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate, and wills, trusts and estates law. In that role Connie advised her owner-manager clients on a broad range of business and personal needs, from purchases and sales of businesses to shareholder agreements and corporate reorganizations, to will and estate planning.
For many years Connie taught the Business Law section of the Bar Admissions Course and was involved in preparing the licensing exams for Ontario lawyers. Throughout her career Connie has been involved in her broader community, serving on many non-profit boards as well as providing pro bono legal services.

Mouyleng Ly, CPA, CA, TEP, CFP
Financial Planning Specialist
Mou works closely with John to prepare comprehensive Compass Financial Plans that consider strategies to maximize cash flow, reduce taxes, safeguard retirement, protect financial security and transfer wealth to the next generation. Mou is a Chartered Account, a Trust and Estate Practitioner. and a Certified Financial Planner. Mou obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa. She has completed the CICA In-Depth Tax course and is a member of The Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (Canada) and the Canadian Tax Foundation.
Prior to joining RBC in 2011 Mou provided professional services to individuals and their owner-managed entities, specializing in personal and corporate tax, estate and financial planning.