Melanie Smith is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Wealth Advisor. As Founder of Lakeland Family Office of RBC Dominion Securities, her focus is to work with families and business owners to help meet personal financial goals, protect family wealth and establish lasting multi-generational legacies.
After earning her Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering, Melanie spent 10 years in process engineering and management at a global manufacturing company, occupying progressively senior roles in both engineering and management. In 2003, she completed her Executive MBA while working in management. In 2005, she moved to Barrie to be close to her family, and it was at this time that she also began applying her analytical mindset and lifelong-learner mentality to the field of wealth management.
Melanie has attained some of the most highly respected designations available in the industry, and this academic foundation, along with her family-office resources and unique planning process, allow her to deliver highly personalized and comprehensive wealth services for her clients. She and her team have built a wealth management program around the needs of couples, their legacies and the rising generation.