Natalia Manaeva

Senior Investment Counsellor & Portfolio Manager

Tel: 613-545-3551
Toll Free: 1 800-844-6442
Tel: 613-329-0446


BMO Private Wealth
42 Bath Road
2nd Floor
Kingston, ON
K7L 1H5

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Our Partners

David Parker, CFA
Senior Investment Counsellor & Portfolio Manager

David joined BMO Investment Counsel Inc. in 1998. His experience includes nine years as a stockbroker for a Toronto-based investment firm where he was a partner, and five years as President and Managing Director of a Barbados-based investment company as well as Director of a Bermuda-based reinsurance company.
David obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, is a past Vice President and Director of the Toronto Society of Investment Dealers Association, a past fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute, a member of the Toronto CFA Society, and a charter member of the CFA Institute.

Adam Carter, CPA, CA, CBV, FEA
Vice President, Business Advisory & Transition Planning

Prior to joining BMO Private Wealth in 2018, Adam worked for KPMG Corporate Finance Group, advising private company owners across multiple industries, with business enterprise values ranging from $3 million to +$100 million, on divestitures, acquisitions, due diligence, projections/financial modeling, and business valuations for multiple purposes. Other areas of experience include corporate restructuring and insolvency, financing, financial modeling & projections and corporate audits. Adam’s goal is to develop rapport with clients through open communication, trust and exceptional service. Leaning on his diverse background and experience, Adam provides guidance to private business owners and families throughout Ontario in the areas of business succession, transition, growth through acquisitions, sell-side M&A, and valuations for the purposes of wealth planning and exit planning.

Carol Willes, MBA, LLM, TEP
Director, Estate Planning

Carol brings over 25 years of legal experience with 12 years of dedicated wealth and estate planning expertise to her role.  Always striving to provide meaningful, client-centered advice and solutions, she helps individuals and their families build a secure and purposeful legacy and find peace of mind in the context of their entire wealth story.

Carol assists affluent clients from many backgrounds to comprehend their present circumstances and to develop that future legacy. By helping people focus on what is most important to them – their family, their community, financial security and more – she develops distinctive estate planning options for clients as part of an integrated team of wealth planning specialists that supports those clients through their entire life journey.

Louise-Philippe de Seve-Bergeron, LL.B, M.Fisc., TEP
Director, Tax Planning

As a tax specialist, Louis-Philippe provides information and guidance to individuals and businesses relevant to today’s complex tax environment. In order to coordinate the best client solutions, Louis-Philippe often works directly with our clients’ lawyers and accountants. The goal is to always ensure that a well-rounded team of professionals is working to improve our clients’ situation. Louis-Philippe is also fluent in both English and French.

Louis-Philippe, a lawyer holding both a Master of Taxation and the Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation, has worked extensively on corporate reorganizations and restructuring, estate planning, and establishment of trusts. He has consulted on intergenerational transfers, estate planning and transfers to key employees. With over 12 years of experience in an accounting environment, he has developed the ability to provide clear and concise advice to a variety of clients during their most stressful life events.

Ron Canie
Senior Private Banker

Ron Canie is our  Senior Private Banker for the Kingston Region.  As BMO One Bank, Ron will collaborate with our BMO Financial Group partners to fully engage our high net worth clients and ensure complete banking relationships are realized.
Ron has been with BMO for over 10 years and brings significant experience and presence to the role having most recently led the Kingston Region commercial team as VP Business Banking after several successful years in senior commercial roles in EOD. Ron’s senior leadership experience, market knowledge, and background in wealth management supports BMO’s direction to provide comprehensive private banking services addressing complex financial needs, to our high net worth clients. 
Ron holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa. He sits on the Investment Committee of the Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII).

Tara Whalen 
Private Banker

Tara joined BMO Bank of Montreal in 2007 working in various roles in the branches in Ontario and British Columbia before joining the Private Bank in 2018.

Tara has a Bachelor of Arts Degree (majoring in Law) from Ottawa’s Carleton University and is a registered mutual fund investment representative in the Province of Ontario.

Pamela Wheeler, MTI
Director – Estate & Trust Services

Pamela works exclusively in administering a diverse account portfolio of Estates, Trusts, and Encircle accounts.

She has been in the trust industry for over 28 years and has successfully completed her Member Trust Institute designation & Canadian Securities Course


Tyler Klinck
Director – Wealth Planning

Tyler has been in the Wealth Management industry for over a decade.  He's experienced with the creation, recommendation and implementation of complex financial plans to service high net worth families and individuals.  Tyler knows how to navigate the nuances and complexities of wealth management so that clients can have the confidence that their goals are within reach.

Karen Sparks, MBA, CFP, TEP
Senior Wealth Management Consultant

Karen advises high net worth families and business owners on comprehensive wealth planning solutions, as part of an integrated team of Wealth Consultants and in-house technical specialists. Drawing on extensive financial product expertise and planning acumen, Karen helps clients articulate and understands their unique objectives for accumulated wealth. A skilled listener, she acts as a value-add resource for Investment

Advisors and their clients, ultimately providing a blueprint from which to execute a customized – and optimized – wealth plan.