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Your Advisory & Management Team

STRIVING TO EARN YOUR BUSINESS AND YOUR TRUST

At Arca Financial Group, we strive to ease your financial concerns and we want to earn the privilege of making you feel proud to work with us. Our clients are always our number one priority and responsibility.

Our people are deeply committed to:

  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism;
  • Highest quality of service;
  • Indispensable Relationships for Generations; and
  • Excellence of Reputation.

Within our diverse team of advisors, each has a unique specialty and skill set, and we enjoy the advantage of consulting with other Arca Financial Group and Barrington Wealth Partners advisors to formulate solutions to our client's financial concerns. We utilize state-of-the-art financial planning software which helps us to expertly craft a path to the future you desire.

Each of Arca's Financial Advisors participate in continuing education to keep abreast of the latest developments in the industry. Our advisors work closely with your other tax and legal advisors when applicable, to develop a cohesive plan using creative products and planning concepts at the leading edge of the financial planning industry.

Our advisor's genuine concern for our client's well-being translates into advice specifically tailored to each individual's needs and goals.


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Bobby Barry

Bobby Barry

Bobby Barry

Investment Advisor and Branch Manager

Manulife Securities Incorporated

  

Bobby has been an Investment Advisor since 2001. Prior to that, he spent nearly a decade as an Optician in New Brunswick. Trusted advice is the cornerstone of his business and he provides industry-leading expertise and personalized solutions. Bobby's long-term approach to investment planning also extends to his client relationships with an emphasis on building relationships for life. Bobby's investment style emphasizes Conservative Growth Investments concentrating on Blue Chip Stocks and Preferred Shares. By understanding his clients' unique and evolving financial situations, and working closely with his clients' other tax and legal advisors, Bobby develops a financial strategy to help clients meet their overall financial goals.

Contact Information

T: (519) 745-8500, ext. 237
 F: (519) 745-8283
bobby.barry@manulifesecurities.ca

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Christine Black, B.Math, CPA, CA, CFP, TEP

CFO/Tax & Estate Planning Consultant

Christine Black, B.Math, CPA, CA, CFP, TEP

CFO/Tax & Estate Planning Consultant

Arca Financial Group Inc.


Christine was a Senior Tax & Estate Planning Consultant for a leading insurance and financial services company prior to joining Arca Financial Group. Her technical expertise in the areas of corporate, trust and personal tax and estate planning make her an invaluable asset in assisting Arca's advisors develop clients' financial plans, particularly for those clients with more complex estate planning needs.

Christine is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and the Canadian Tax Foundation. She is also a member of Grand River Hospital's Joke Junction Committee and the YWCA Finance Committee.

Contact Information

T: (519) 745-8500 ext. 257
 F: (519) 745-8283
cblack@arcafinancial.com



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Dan Daigle, BBA

Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Dan Daigle, BBA

Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Life Insurance Advisor, Arca Financial Group Inc.


Dan is a graduate from the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration program at Wilfrid Laurier University. He comes to Arca from a local advising firm. Dan takes the time to develop a cohesive plan for both investment and insurance products that are suited to each client's individual long term goals and needs.

Contact Information

T: (519) 745-8500, ext.242
 F: (519) 745-8283
dan.daigle@manulifesecurities.ca



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Rob Hooper, BA

Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.

Rob Hooper, BA

Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.

Life Insurance Advisor, Arca Financial Group Inc.


Rob is a graduate of the University of Guelph and joined Arca in 2000 after a 4 year career with a local financial planning firm. Rob works in association with Octagon Athletes and Personalities as Financial Planner for professional athletes.

Contact Information

T: (519) 576-6764 ext. 246
 F: (519) 576-6768
robert.hooper@manulifesecurities.ca

Support Team

Carrie Clark, Associate - ext.223
Carol Howse, Insurance Associate - ext.221
Barb Hunt, Executive Assistant - ext.241


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Mark Leech

Senior Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Investment Services Inc.

Mark Leech

SENIOR FINANCIAL ADVISOR, MANULIFE SECURITIES INVESTMENT SERVICES INC.

LIFE INSURANCE ADVISOR, ARCA FINANCIAL GROUP INC.


Mark joined Arca Financial in October 1999. Mark has been in the financial planning profession since 1996 and prior to becoming a financial advisor, he enjoyed a successful career in restaurant management. Mark develops a comprehensive personalized financial plan for his clients. He works closely with other professionals on the Arca team and his client's professional advisors, to develop a cohesive plan. Mark enjoys formulating solutions to his client's retirement and estate planning needs, using creative products and concepts at the leading edge of the financial services industry, including Arca's state of the art financial planning software, NaviPlan™.

Mark is working toward his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.

Contact Information

T: (519) 576-6764 ext. 250
 F: (519) 576-6768
mark.leech@manulifesecurities.ca

Support Team

Carrie Clark, Associate - ext. 223
Sandy Falkenberg, Insurance Associate - ext. 249
Barb Hunt, Executive Assistant - ext. 241

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John Lunz, CFP, FEA, CIM

Senior Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

John Lunz, CFP, FEA, CIM

Senior Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Life Insurance Advisor, Arca Financial Group Inc.


John is a FAMILY ENTERPRISE ADVISORTM certificant. His technical expertise in the areas of tax and estate planning enable him to develop comprehensive financial plans with the use of tax-efficient investment and insurance portfolios specifically suited to his clients' unique needs and goals. John works closely with his clients' other tax and legal advisors to develop a cohesive plan using creative products and planning concepts at the leading edge of the financial planning industry.

Contact Information

T: (519) 745-8500 ext. 252
 F: (519) 745-8283
john.lunz@manulifesecurities.ca

Support Team

Kelly Smith, Investment Associate - ext. 229
Sandy Falkenberg, Insurance Associate - ext. 249
Barb Hunt, Executive Assistant - ext. 241


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Chris Osborne, BA, CFP, CIM

Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Chris Osborne, BA, CFP, CIM

Financial Advisor, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Life Insurance Advisor, Arca Financial Group Inc.


Chris joined the Arca team in October 2007 after completing an honours degree in economics with a concentration in financial management from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Chris enjoys developing financial plans tailored to his clients' current savings and insurance needs while implementing creative solutions. He works closely with other professionals on the Arca team in order to develop a cohesive plan.

Contact Information

T: (519) 745-8500 ext. 264
 F: (519) 745-8283
chris.osborne@manulifesecurities.ca

Support Team

Rebecca Sears, Associate - ext. 259
Sandy Falkenberg, Insurance Associate - ext. 249
Barb Hunt, Executive Assistant - ext. 241


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Bill Vollmer, B.Math, CPA, CA, CFP, CIM

Bill Vollmer, B.Math, CPA, CA, CFP, CIM Senior Financial Advisor & Associate Portfolio Manager, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Bill Vollmer, B.Math, CPA, CA, CFP, CIM

Senior Financial Advisor & Associate Portfolio Manager, Manulife Securities Incorporated

Life Insurance Advisor, Arca Financial Group Inc.


Prior to joining the financial planning profession, Bill worked for five years in public accounting and for ten years with a leading Canadian insurance company, gaining experience in both their insurance and investment operations. Bill's past experience in the fields of accounting, auditing and taxation contributes greatly to his skill in formulating creative solutions to his clients' retirement and estate planning needs. Bill works closely with his clients' other tax and legal advisors to develop a cohesive plan using creative products and planning concepts at the leading edge of the financial planning industry.

Bill has been an active volunteer with the local chapter of the CNIB for several years.

Contact Information

T: (519) 745-8500, ext. 243  
 F: (519) 745-8283  
bill.vollmer@manulifesecurities.ca

Support Team

Cindy Paray, Investment Associate - ext. 225  
Carol Howse, Insurance Associate - ext. 221  
Jeri-Gay MacDonald, Client Service Associate - ext. 261