Gord is the lead Financial Advisor at Quasar. Encouraged by a respected teacher, he began his career at the age of 21 as an advisor with a major insurance company in Winnipeg. He then started his own practice in 2000. In 2009, he moved with his family to BC, where he started Quasar Financial Planning Group. His designations of Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) are both recognized in the industry as representative of advanced financial planning and advanced estate and insurance planning. He is a member of several associations, including ADVOCIS, FPSC and CALU.
Throughout his career, Gord has developed a successful business and has motivated several successful young advisors in their career paths. He has also committed to helping business owners and professionals. He strongly believes in education with financial tools that aid with estate and retirement planning through the unique attributes of insurance. One of Gord's strongest skills is communication, and his positive energy and attitude have helped to build his business across several decades. He loves the people he works with and feels proud to have gathered a team of educated, enthusiastic people who share his passion for helping others.
Gord is married to his wife and work-partner, Sherry, and together they have two grown children, Robert and Julia. He has been a self-proclaimed car fanatic since he was a child and also enjoys golf and fishing, sports of all kinds, and takes every opportunity to enjoy the great BC outdoors with his family.