Estate Planning Specialist
Yours, not ours. It’s your life, your family, your business and your legacy. Annett’s belief – our clients’ success will be our success.
Annett’s natural ability to build trust and earn respect is part of the personal warmth she brings to her work. She believes in treating every client like family. Her compassion and genuine interest in clients provides them with the comfort they need to have deep and meaningful discussions about their personal and financial situation.
For Annett, success is measured by the trust and respect of clients and peers. It is all based on her core purpose of helping people achieve their unique potential. To do that, every day Annett lives her mission: to help individuals and families build and maintain financial confidence on the basis of their wants and needs.
Annett lives in Sudbury, Ontario with her children.
Financial Planning Specialist
Susannah Musselman, CPA, CA, CMA, CFP®
Vice-President & Financial Planning Specialist, RBC Wealth Management
Susannah is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo, specializing in Chartered Accountancy.
Prior to joining RBC, Susannah provided comprehensive financial planning guidance and advice to executives, business owners, professionals and high net worth families. Susannah uses a holistic approach to helping clients address all areas of their financial planning.
Susannah’s role is to work with and support your Investment Advisor in preparing and presenting comprehensive Compass Financial Plans.
Will and Estate Specialist
After completing a Master of Arts degree in English at the University of Waterloo, Alessandra obtained a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law in 2000. She was called to the Ontario bar in February of 2002, and commenced her career as a tax lawyer with the Toronto office of a prominent national law firm, completing Levels I and II of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ In-Depth Tax Course.
Over her years in private practice, Alessandra served a variety of business clients and their owners ranging from technology start-ups to established manufacturing, property development and retail businesses, advising on tax and estate-planning, including wills and trusts.
Alessandra is now pleased to offer her years of advisory experience to provide Will and Estate Planning services to RBC’s valued clients.
Estate and Trust Advisor
As a Regional Trust Advisor, Claudia Morrison serves clients throughout the Northeastern Ontario and Atlantic regions and is located in the Ottawa office. Claudia provides strong organizational and relationship-building skills to deliver comprehensive estate and trust solutions for executors, trustees and beneficiaries. Clients appreciate her ability to explain complex concepts of estate and trust administration in terms that they can relate to and with sensitivity.
A graduate of Carleton University with a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree, Claudia has continued to deepen her knowledge and expertise with key industry designations such as the Personal Financial Planner (PFP) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designations. She has also completed the Canadian Securities Course.
Claudia has held various roles in banking, investment counselling and estate and trust administration that provide her with a unique depth of understanding around integrated solutions to meet client needs. With more than 20 years of financial services experience, Claudia brings to each client the necessary skill set to provide both the technical expertise as well as the genuine understanding of the emotional complexities that underlie these issues. Claudia understands that no two clients are the same and so together with her RBC Royal Trust partners, she can find the solution that’s right for you.
Premier Banking Advisor
As a Premier Banking Advisor for Sudbury and Northern Ontario, Francine McLean works as a single point of contact providing banking and credit solutions for select clients of RBC Dominion Securities and their families. Partnering with Investment Advisors across the region, she provides personalized service and tailored advice to help clients save time and efficiently manage their day-to-day banking and credit solutions.
With over 29 years of experience in the financial industry with Royal Bank of Canada, Francine is well respected by both her clients and peers alike. Prior to her current role, Francine held various roles at RBC, giving her a wide scope of knowledge in banking advice. The most noteworthy of these roles is her 14 years of service as a Financial Advisor, for which she received many prestigious recognitions.
Clients appreciate Francine's extensive experience and efficiency as a banking and advisory professional. She also has the ability to service clients in English or French as she is fluent in both languages.
Born in Elliot Lake and raised in Spanish, Ontario, Francine moved to Sudbury, where she now lives with her husband & children. Committed to giving back to her community, Francine loves volunteering regularly, as well as playing volleyball and refereeing hockey.