In the industry since: 1996
My best financial decision: Purchasing real estate in my 20’s and being debt free in my 40’s.
Background: Fluent in French and English. My mother is from France, so I spent many summers there as a child. I also graduated from Switzerland with a degree in Hotel Management…or as I call it “training in the art of high-end service”.
In a nutshell: I am a lifelong learner, a chef-in-training, a lover of life’s small luxuries (fresh flowers), a loyal friend, a wife to Drew, and proud mom of two girls.
My best financial decision: Tracking my net worth. This is how I determine if I am making progress or if I am backsliding. I track this the old fashion way with pen and paper.
How I spend my free time: Exploring new places, trying unique foods and watching documentaries about oceanography.
On my bucket list: Becoming fluent in Italian, incorporating mediation into my daily routine and learning how to play the piano.
Something unique about me: I enjoy taking personality tests. My Myers Briggs type is INTJ, I have an exceptionally high consciousness and my colour code is blue.
Personal interests: I love to do anything water orientated, whether it’s swimming, kayaking or even diving.
My best financial decision: Participating in the employee stock ownership plan at the banks that I have worked at.
My background: I have spend the last 20 years in Estate and Trust. Prior to that, I graduated from radiology (x-ray technician).
Favourite charity: I don’t have a favourite charity. However, I pulled a youngster off the street and I am working with him to ensure he is able to become a productive and contributing member of society in a meaningful way.
Sports: I figure skated for many years, trained in Krav Maga (Israeli self-defense) which I love and enjoy watching football.
Estate and trust services are provided by The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company.
My 4 languages: I speak Italian, French, Greek and English.
My other job: I am a hockey and dance mom! My son Dimitri is in AAA Rep Hockey and my daughter Sophia is a competitive dancer.
On my bucket list: Stay at the Ice Hotel in Sweden. Fly in a hot air balloon. Run the New York Marathon. Attend the Summer Olympics.
Honours/awards: Top 20 Mortgage Advisor 4 years in a row.
Sports: I am a huge Leaf’s fan.