Who Are We
Ian Collings, CFA, CFP
Ian is a Financial Planner & Associate Portfolio Manager with Manulife Securities Incorporated and holds Life License with Collings Financial Inc. He joined the Canadian financial services industry with RBC in 2002. In 2009, Ian started his private practice supporting both individual and corporate clients with personal financial solutions.
Ian completed a Finance degree while on athletic scholarships at West Virginia University. He became a Certified Financial Planner certificant with the Financial Planning Standards Council in 2005, and in 2011 a Charterholder with the CFA Institute.
His professional mission is to improve the financial condition of his clients.
When not fiddling with spreadsheets Ian enjoys hiking, back-country skiing, and wrangling his three energetic children.
Christina Lam, BBA
Christina Lam is an Administrative Assistant with Manulife Securities Incorporated and joined Collings Financial in September 2014. Her primary responsibility is client administrative support and assisting Ian in fostering trusting relationships with his clients.
Christina graduated with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance, from SFU. Christina spent many years as an Injury Adjuster at ICBC before starting a new career in the Financial Service Industry, a field that she was always passionate about.
Christina, a wife and mother of three children, enjoys running, biking, tennis, and golf
Collings Financial is a registered Trade Name. Ian Collings is licensed with the BC Insurance & Alberta Insurance Councils. This is the avenue by which Ian meets client needs in Group RRSPs, and Pensions. Ian is contracted with:
Manulife Securities Incorporated
Manulife Securities Incorporated (Manulife Securities) is one of Canada’s foremost, independent investment dealers. Our firm commitment to service excellence, coupled with our expansive product offering, provides clients with options tailored to fit their financial goals and advanced investment needs. Manulife Securities is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF).
Stocks, bonds and mutual funds are offered through Manulife Securities Incorporated Member
of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and a Member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. Insurance products and services are offered through Collings Financial Inc.
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