Extended Team Members
Joseph graduated from Carleton University in 1988 and from the University of Western Ontario Law School in 1991. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993.
He is an Associate Member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and a Member of the Carleton County Law Association.
Prior to joining RBC, he practised estate planning in private practice and served as Will & Estate Consultant with Royal Trust Corporation.
He was an instructor for the Ontario Bar Admission Course in Estate Planning and Administration and has been an instructor at the University of Ottawa Law School since 2003 teaching the Will & Estate course.
An experienced insurance and estate planning professional, Tom is a valuable member of your advisor’s team. His passion is helping clients build, protect and transfer personal and corporate wealth using a planning-based approach.
Tom has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has a Bachelor of Economics from Carleton University and has obtained his Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Life Underwriter designations. He is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Ottawa and is a board member and Chair of the Finance Committee for St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa.
Away from the office, Tom enjoys golf, curling and running, as well as proudly supporting Ottawa’s sports teams.
Jonah attended the University of Ottawa where he completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2003. He subsequently attended Dalhousie University where he completed his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree in 2006. Upon completion of his articling position, Jonah practiced law for four years in the areas of tax and estate planning and corporate law where he worked closely with individuals and business owners to implement complex solutions to meet their particular needs.
Subsequently, Jonah entered the financial services industry where he worked for four years as a financial planner with career sales force advisors completing comprehensive financial plans and acting as a resource for their high net worth clients.
Jonah completed his CFP in 2013 and is a member of the Financial Planning Standards Council as well as the Law Society of Upper Canada.
As a Financial Planning Specialist at RBC Wealth Management Services, Jonah’s role is to work with and support advisors in preparing and presenting comprehensive Compass Financial Plans for clients.