Rob Rongve

Vice-President & Investment Advisor

306-937-5041 | Email me
306-956-5252
1-800-785-4722

Rob provides comprehensive investment advice which encompasses each client’s unique tax, financial planning and estate planning needs and objectives.

Biggest Life Lesson to date: Work Hard/Play Hard

If you could be any animal in the world, what would you be and why? A bird, but if birds do not count then a flying squirrel, always wanted to be able to fly.

Favorite Quote: “You must be the change you wish to see in this world” – Mahatma Ghandi

Rob keeps very involved in the North Battleford community. Currently he is co-chairing the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games which will be hosted in North Battleford in February, 2018. Rob is also Chair of Battlefords and District Community Foundation, and helps out on many other projects to improve the community.

Rob and his wife, Nora have lived in North Battleford since 1992 and, have two daughters, Antje and Rachel.

Heath Gabruch

Associate Advisor

306-937-5043 | Email me
306-956-5252

Heath's primary focus is to help clients get from where they are currently to where they want to be, by simplifying things the best that he can., being there for them when they need and helping then in any way possible. He believes in giving back to our community by being involved in a number of community initiatives including the North Battleford Kinsmen Indoor Rodeo which he has chaired a number of times as well as being the Vice-Chair for the Battlefords & District Community Foundation.

Most Cherished memory: The day Sam was born.

Why have you chosen to work/Live in the Battlefords? I think the Battlefords has always had great potential, and I wanted to be a part of it.

Favorite Quote: “When you focus on the good, the good gets better.” Abraham Hicks

Heath is involved in a number of community initiatives including the North Battleford Kinsmen Indoor Rodeo, having chaired the event a number of times, as well as Vice Chair of the Battlefords and District Community Foundation. Heath was born and raised on the family farm just North of North Battleford where he still actively farms and lives with his wife Colleen and their daughter Sam.

David Schell

Associate Advisor

306-937-5005 | Email me
306-956-5252

David is fully licensed and qualified to advise clients on a variety of investment options including mutual funds, equity and debt securities. Dave also works on our financial projections to help clients with planning around retirement and providing a comprehensive overview of client’s personal wealth situation

Something not many people know about you: I really like matching. Shirt, Pants, Socks, Belt, Hat, Shoes, Gloves, even Underwear. It’s a problem.

If you could be any super hero who would it be: The Green Lantern - I’m not sure what his powers are, but he sure matches well.

Favorite Quote: “Hard work beats talent, when talent fails to work hard” by many including Mike Babcock

David is currently a member of Saskatchewan Provincial KidSport Committee, co-chair of Battlefords KidSport, as well as co-chair of the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games.

David and his Wife Melissa reside in North Battleford along with their son Dominic.

Mark Richardson

Associate Advisor

306-937-5042 | Email me
306-956-5252

Along with providing investment advice Mark works with the financial planning programs to provide clients with customized retirement projections that can be changed or updated to help clients see if they’re on track.

Favorite song you secretly like, but won’t admit it: My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion

Hidden Talent: I’ve been called the songbird of my generation

Favorite Quote: “Hakuna Matata”

Mark is also very involved in the community, sitting on the board of directors at the North Battleford Golf and Country club and Chairing the volunteer committee of the 2018 Saskatchewan winter games.

Mark is a recent home owner and was born and raised in the Battlefords.

 

 

Rena Weikle

Associate

306-937-5020 | Email me
306-956-5252

Rena plays an essential role in keeping the office running smoothly, and is your first point of contact for booking appointments, transferring funds and answering questions.

If your house was burning down, what is the one non-living thing you would save? Tara’s baby photo album

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Most recently going for my 5 km walk…but previously, work. On weekends a Chai Latte!!

Favorite Quote: “No one makes you feel inferior without your permission” Eleanor Roosevelt

Rena is very involved in the Toastmasters community and has achieved the highest level of achievement in Toastmasters having attained her DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster designation).

Rena resides in Cut Knife where she has lived for most of her life. Rena loves to make trips into Saskatoon to visit and spend time with her daughter Tara and son-in-law, Jordan.

Boyd Wakelin

Associate

306-937-5033 | Email me
306-956-5252

Boyd is the newest member of the team, and assists with everyday account maintenance. Boyd looks forward to meeting all of our clients and continuing to build relationships with those who he has already had the pleasure of meeting.

Best advice you’ve ever received: Pursue what you’re passionate about, do not live regretting past opportunities

What would you do if you won the lottery? Likely retire, but continue to live in Mark’s Basement and invest my winnings with Rongve Gabruch Schell and Weikle Wealth Management

Favorite Quote: “I am a great believer in luck. I find the harder I work, the luckier I get” Thomas Jefferson

Boyd has recently accepted the Assistant coaching position with the Battlefords North Stars and will also be working with Mark on the volunteer committee for the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games.

Boyd graduated from the University of Alberta Augustana campus in Camrose in June 2017 with a bachelor of Management degree. He is enjoying living back in North Battleford around family and friends.

Our Extended Team

Colin Biblow, CFP, FMA

Estate Planning Specialist

Colin is a valuable member of your advisors team, helping you create, preserve and increase your wealth by incorporating insurance into your comprehensive financial plan.

Specializing in estate planning, Colin is able to provide innovative and tax efficient solutions to various wealth management issues. Additionally, he is able to focus on personal and corporate solutions while addressing needs related to estate preservation, excess taxation and farm and business succession planning.

Colin began his career in the insurance industry in 2002 working for a national wealth management firm, focusing on investment management and insurance solutions. He joined RBC in 2011.

Attending the University of Regina’s Faculty of Administration, Colin completed his degree in 2002. He has earned his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Financial Management Advisor (FMA) designations. He is also a member of ADVOCIS, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, which is the oldest and largest voluntary professional membership association of financial advisors and planners in Canada.

Colin lives in Saskatoon with his wife and daughter. He is very active in community organizations and volunteers numerous hours throughout the year with a variety of community service groups

Tim Squire, FCGA, CFP, CLU, FMA

Financial Planning Specialist 

Tim has been working in the financial services industry since 1992 both as an advisor and a specialist, where he assisted advisors with providing highquality financial planning services to their high-net-worth clients.

Prior to joining RBC, he was a Financial Advisor offering investment and insurance solutions while providing comprehensive financial planning guidance and advice to successful executives, farmers, business owners, professionals and other high net worth individuals. Tim’s extensive expertise and experience helps clients address all areas of financial planning.

Tim is a Certified General Accountant and was awarded a Fellowship designation in 2012 by CGA Canada. He is also a Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Life Underwriter (a wealth transfer and estate planning designation).

Avideh Parent, LL.B., TEP

Will and Estate Consultant 

Avideh Parent is an experienced lawyer with a strong commitment to educating people on the importance of estate planning.

An accomplished public speaker, Avideh is a frequent presenter on Wills and Estates for organisations such as the Legal Education Society of Alberta, the City of Edmonton, Next Step Continuing Education, and the Edmonton Community Foundation. Avideh also has been featured on Global TV, Shaw TV, and various financial education websites.

Avideh received her undergraduate degree from Carleton University and went to Law School at the University of Alberta. In 2001 she was called to the Alberta Bar and prior to joining RBC, devoted her law practice to Wills, Estate Planning, and Estate Administration.

Avideh is also an active member of the following organisations: 

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Wills & Estates Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association

Elder Law Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association

Edmonton Estate Planning Council

Oliver Centre Board of Directors

Lance Dimond, B.Comm (Hons), CFP, FMA

Financial Planning Consultant

Lance attended the University of Manitoba where he completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours). He holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Financial Management Advisor (FMA) designations.

Working as a professional in the financial services industry since 1994, Lance has a wealth of knowledge in helping clients develop solutions for their long-term financial security and goals. Lance spent his early years in Personal Financial Services at RBC Royal Bank, and later with a leading national wealth management provider. He specializes in providing financial planning services to advisors and their high-net-worth clients.

His background in wealth management is a valuable asset to clients who want an effective financial plan that helps them achieve their goals and maximize their wealth.

Lance’s role is to work with and support your Investment Advisor in preparing and presenting comprehensive Financial Plans.