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.
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.
Estate & Trust Specialist
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.
Will & Estate Specialist
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.