John was born and raised in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories and his family moved to the Okanagan region in 1985 where he graduated high school before attending college in Lethbridge and Castlegar. John and his wife Becky have made Kamloops home since 1996 and have two boys.
John developed an interest in the financial services industry when he was involved in the forestry sector and during that time, committed to taking the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Education Program. Soon after, he joined Abbott Wealth Management in 2007, earned his Branch Manager Certificate in 2008, and completed the CFP Program in 2010.
As a partner of Abbott Wealth Management Inc., he is completely dedicated to his clients and implementing the company’s holistic investment discipline. He is passionate about creating, implementing, and monitoring financial and retirement plans and his attention to detail, coupled with his ability to take complex issues and make them understandable, is appreciated by clients. The financial service industry, and how Abbott Wealth Management helps to improve lives for clients, are John’s biggest passions and areas of focus.